Ascent Blog: Tag: Tips

529 College Savings Plan: How to Save for Your Student’s College Fund
Jan 10, 2022 | By: Ascent | In: 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 | In: 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 | In: 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 | In: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners
What is a credit score, and what exactly is a "good" credit score? Learn the basics of credit scores and… Read More
FAFSA® 101: Everything You Need to Know
Sep 07, 2021 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, For High School Students
What is FAFSA®? When is it due? Find answers to these questions and more in our FAFSA® 101 crash course. Read More
5 Ways to Get a Loan Without a Cosigner
Aug 13, 2021 | By: Ascent | In: 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
5 Steps to Filing Your Taxes, From a College Student
May 18, 2021 | By: Brandon Fortino - SDSU Marketing Intern | In: Blog, For Students
As scary as the word "taxes" may sound, it’s never too early for you to learn to do your own… Read More
How to Set Your Own SMART Goals
Jan 04, 2021 | By: Ascent | In: 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
7 Secrets to Getting Straight A’s in College
Oct 16, 2020 | By: Ruby Kate Galapon - SDSU Ascent Intern | In: For College Students, For High School Students
I’ll be honest — it took me quite some to figure out how to effectively study for my college classes.… Read More
6 Tips to Build Your Personal Brand as a Student and Beyond
Aug 25, 2020 | By: Alexis Juarez | SDSU Ascent Intern | In: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, For College Students, For High School Students
Personal branding will help you in your professional field by clearly differentiating you from others. Read our tips on building… Read More