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Older Americans: The new face of student loan debt | Fox Business
Aug 16, 2018 | By: Ascent
Category: News
“Seniors are facing a serious financial crisis in their golden years: student loan debt…Ken Ruggiero, chief executive officer of Goal… Read More
Last-Minute Options for Filling Your College Funding Gap
Aug 04, 2018 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students
There can be many uncertain factors that prevent us from securing all our college funding. If you find that you… Read More
Back to School: Planning for the Year Ahead
Aug 03, 2018 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students
Once you have the budgeting ball rolling, it’s much easier to keep it going, but you’ll still have to work… Read More
How to Talk to Your Kids About Money and Paying for College
Aug 03, 2018 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Cosigners
Talking about money with anyone can be hard. Talking about paying for college with your kids can be even tougher… Read More
7 Budgeting Tips for the School Year
Aug 03, 2018 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students
The price of college can go beyond just tuition—living expenses and additional school costs can really add up. Quickly. This… Read More
Students Shoulder More College Costs — But Doubt the Value of a Degree | Student Loan Hero
Jul 30, 2018 | By: Ascent
Category: News
“’We need to once again take an investment approach, and arm students and their parents with information and guidance that… Read More
5 Tips on How to Have a Productive Summer
Jul 25, 2018 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School Students
You can still have a fun summer break while staying productive! Read our tips on how to have a productive… Read More
3 Things the College Financial Aid Office Might Not Be Telling You
Jul 24, 2018 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners
When considering your college options, a school’s financial aid office should be at the top of your “people to make… Read More
Do You Need a Job as a Full-Time College Student?
Jul 24, 2018 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students
There are several reasons that students might hold a job alongside school. Some reasons are personal, and others are more… Read More
Private Student Loans 101
Jul 18, 2018 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners
Education is a big investment, and many students like you may need help paying for it. The price of tuition… Read More