How do I qualify for work-study?

How do I qualify for work-study?

To qualify for work-study, you must be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen who demonstrates financial need, and be attending a participating school as a regular student. In order to apply, complete the FAFSA as early as possible. If… Continue Reading

What Happens If You Don’t Pay Off Your Student Loans?

What Happens If You Don’t Pay Off Your Student Loans?

71% of people who graduated from college in 2012 have student loan debt. Full disclosure, I have quite a lot. Like, so much. The average graduate borrowed around $29,000. The total number of student loans owed in the US today… Continue Reading

What types of employment qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness?

What types of employment qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness?

Employment that qualifies for forgiveness must be a job that requires at least 30 or more hours a week in a public service organization. Jobs that qualify provide specific public services, such as public education or public health, with employers… Continue Reading

The College Loan Bubble 2016 – Bigger than Ever!

The College Loan Bubble 2016 – Bigger than Ever!

College…the most notorious time in a young adult’s life. A time for experimentation [same sex kiss], no we’re not talking about that kind! We meant experimentation in learning new things outside the box. But today’s college is one-size fits all… Continue Reading

How To Qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF): 4 Things You Need to Know

How To Qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF): 4 Things You Need to Know

If you work for the government or a nonprofit organization, you may be able to qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness, or PSLF. Public Service Loan Forgiveness is a government program that erases the remaining balance of your student loans… Continue Reading

Student Loan Repayment #GetSavvy Webinar Recording

Student Loan Repayment #GetSavvy Webinar Recording

Welcome to today’s webinar, Student Loan Repayment. This is part of the Get Savvy Grow Your Green Stuff webinar series. We’ve been running for several years now, we have several people and organizations that work together across the state of… Continue Reading

How can I find out who my loan servicer is?

How can I find out who my loan servicer is?

Log in to My Federal Student Aid at StudentAid.gov/login to find out who your loan servicer is and get their contact information for your servicer. At My Federal Student Aid, you also can view information about all your federal student… Continue Reading

How do I make payments on my Federal Student Aid loan?

How do I make payments on my Federal Student Aid loan?

Make your payments directly to your loan servicer. The easiest way is to pay through automatic payments from your bank account. Contact your servicer for help making a payment or setting up automatic payments. If you’re not sure who your… Continue Reading

Tell Your Story: Terry- Getting Accommodations

Tell Your Story: Terry- Getting Accommodations

Ok, uh, testing? The echo is amazing in here. Well, and this is something that is not just per school or I think just thinking about higher ed, I think listening to the person that knows about themselves. So in… Continue Reading

How to Fill Out the FAFSA

How to Fill Out the FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, is the application for grants, loans, and work-study funds provided by the federal government. It is also used by many states and schools for their financial aid programs. For the fastest… Continue Reading