Ascent Blog: Tag: Budgeting

5 Ways to Easily Make Your Paycheck Last Longer
May 05, 2020 | By: Ascent | In: For College Students, For Students
Even before coronavirus, we asked students to share how they make their paychecks last longer to pay for school-related expenses. Read More
Understanding the Difference Between a WANT and a NEED
Jan 30, 2020 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For College Students, For Cosigners, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners, For Schools, For Students
College is a time of newfound freedom as well as increased responsibilities for students transitioning from the comfort of their… Read More
How to Eat Healthy on a Budget
Jan 15, 2020 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For College Students, For High School Students, For Students
The holidays are a time to focus on family and friends; don't let eating healthy on a budget during the… Read More
True Life: Budgeting Sucks, But It’s Kind of Important
Nov 27, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For College Students, For Cosigners, For Students
It can be stressful balancing school, work, relationships, family obligations, a social life, and especially finances. Money alone can be… Read More
8 Common Money Mistakes to Avoid as a College Student
Oct 14, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For College Students, For High School Students, For Students
Don't make these common money mistakes in college. Keep your finances in check and stay on track on your journey… Read More
2019 New Year’s Resolution: Healthy Spending Habits
Dec 20, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students
To keep your budget balanced into 2019 and beyond, we’ve compiled this list of healthy spending habits that can help… Read More
Student Survival Guide to Finals
Dec 18, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students
We’ve compiled this Student Survival Guide to Finals to help you navigate the finals week in a way that keeps… Read More
Financial planning starting to freak you out? Here’s what you really need to know about sending your kid to college.
Nov 26, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Cosigners
Nearly three-quarters of parents report their highest stressor as completing applications for admission and financial aid for college, with their… Read More
We Know Loans Are Scary, Here Are 3 Ways to Not Be Spooked
Nov 26, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students
With 65% of 2017 graduates borrowing student loans and their average student debt per student climbing to $28,650, it’s no… Read More
Credit Scores 101
Nov 15, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Cosigners, For Students
You’ve probably heard of credit scores as part of the conversation about financial literacy and applying for loans. This mysterious… Read More