Ascent Blog: Tag: Budgeting

Using Your Student Loans For Living Expenses
Dec 20, 2022 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students
Loans can be tricky. You might find yourself searching for a loan, choosing between different types of loans, selecting a… Read More
7 Money-Saving Challenges to Try in 2023
Nov 30, 2022 | By: Olivia Wolf - Social Media Intern
Categories: Blog, For College Students, For High School Students
Money-saving challenges are a great way to build smart habits and make budgeting more enjoyable. Pick one of these challenges… Read More
5 Ways to Overcome Fear of Student Loan Debt
Nov 29, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students
The topic of student loans can be scary and cause a lot of anxiety for students. Ascent Funding covers five… Read More
Credit Scores 101
Sep 13, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, Credit Card
What is a credit score, and what exactly is a "good" credit score? Learn the basics of credit scores and… Read More
5 Ways to Budget for Summer Vacation
Jun 28, 2021 | By: Ruby Kate Galapon - SDSU Ascent Intern
Categories: For Students, For College Students, For High School Students
Whether you’re planning for a staycation or an adventure a little farther away, these tips can help inspire you to… Read More
5 Ways to Easily Make Your Paycheck Last Longer
May 05, 2020 | By: Ascent
Categories: For Students, For College 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
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
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School 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
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
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School Students
Don't make these common money mistakes in college. Keep your finances in check and stay on track on your journey… Read More