Ascent Blog: News

Ascent Launches New Bright Futures™ Engine to Bring Transparency to the College Decision Making Process
Dec 10, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: In the Press, Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, For Schools, News, For College Students, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, SAN DIEGO, CA (December 10, 2019) – From chemical engineering to sociology, a student’s future earnings after… Read More
Pencils Down: Ascent Helps Students and Friends Earn Money for College
Dec 04, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: In the Press, Blog, For Cosigners, News, For College Students, For High School Students
  Ascent Student Loans rolls out the next phase of their Refer A Friend Program to help students and their… Read More
School is in Session, But Students Still Don’t Have the Money They Need – New Study Reveals What Students Are Actually Doing About It
Oct 23, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: In the Press, Blog, For Schools, News, For College Students, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners
Ascent 2019 fall national study measures college students’ preparedness to pay for college for the 2019-2020 academic year. Read More
One small step to solving the student debt crisis; one big step to helping students achieve financial success
Oct 03, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: In the Press, Blog, News, For College Students, For Parents and Cosigners
Ascent launches strategic partnerships to help students pay for college and succeed beyond the classroom.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, SAN… Read More
From Just Friends to Friends with Financial Benefits
Aug 06, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: In the Press, Blog, News, For College Students, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners
Ascent is helping students earn money for college through their new Refer A Friend Program   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, SAN… Read More
Ascent Partners with Purefy to Give Students More Options to Pay for College
Aug 05, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: In the Press, Blog, News
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, SAN DIEGO, CA (August 5, 2019) – Today, Ascent Funding, LLC (“Ascent”), an award-winning, innovative, private student loan… Read More
A Different Perspective on How to Approach Paying for College | Ascent CEO Ken Ruggiero on It’s Your Business on KCBQ-AM
Feb 19, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Uncategorized, For Students, For Cosigners, For Schools, News, For College Students, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners
Click here to listen to how Ken is changing the student loan industry in his full interview with @RichardMuscio on… Read More
Here’s How Much to Borrow in Student Loans  | CNBC
Aug 29, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: News
“And the trend of graduating with student debt shows no sign of slowing. About 60 percent of current college students… Read More
Older Americans: The new face of student loan debt | Fox Business
Aug 16, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: News
“Seniors are facing a serious financial crisis in their golden years: student loan debt…Ken Ruggiero, chief executive officer of Goal… Read More
Students Shoulder More College Costs — But Doubt the Value of a Degree | Student Loan Hero
Jul 30, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: News
“’We need to once again take an investment approach, and arm students and their parents with information and guidance that… Read More