Ascent Blog: Tag: student loan application

What is EFC and What Does it Mean on FAFSA?
Sep 19, 2022 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Cosigners
Expected Family Contribution (EFC) determines how much financial aid you would receive based on your family's taxed and untaxed income,… Read More
What is FAFSA and How Does it Work?
Sep 15, 2022 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, For High School Students
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a form current and future students need to fill out to… Read More
529 College Savings Plan: How to Save for Your Student’s College Fund
Jan 10, 2022 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Cosigners, For Parents and Cosigners
A 529 college savings plan is an investment plan to pay for various education costs. Learn more about 529 college… 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
How to Successfully Ask Someone to Cosign a Student Loan
Oct 13, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School Students
Want to ask someone to be your student loan cosigner but are unsure how? Learn how to approach the conversation… 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 Get a Loan Without a Cosigner
Aug 13, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students
Wondering what to do if you can't find a cosigner to cosign your student loan? Here are five options you… Read More
How to Set Your Own SMART Goals
Jan 04, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Cosigners, For College Students
There’s a better way to reach your goal of saving more. When setting your own goals for 2021, consider how… Read More
Notice a Funding Gap in Your Student Loans? Here’s What NOT to Do When Trying to Close It 💸
Apr 19, 2019 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For Parents and Cosigners
You’ve followed the tenets of financial literacy, applied for financial aid and saved up all you can for tuition costs.… Read More
Supporting Your Student Through the Stress of Finals Week
Apr 19, 2019 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Cosigners, For Parents and Cosigners
Whether you’ve experienced it or not, you likely realize that finals week is a stressful time for your college student.… Read More