5 Things You Need To Know About Private Student Loans

One of the largest tasks to tackle when sending a child to college is figuring out how you’re going to pay for it. First, you fill out your FAFSA to determine potential financial aid from the government, then you fill out grant and scholarship applications until your fingers are sore, while at the same time going over and over your budget figuring out how much you can contribute out of pocket. When the dust settles, you may end up having to apply for private student loans. This is unfamiliar territory for many people who might wonder how private student loans […] Read more »

What Types Of Student Loans Are Available?

There’s much to do to get my son ready for college, including the all important question of how to pay for his education. We will be paying for as much as we can out of our pocket while attends college, but there will be some amount of student loans that will need to be taken out. As we’ve navigated the financial aid process, we’ve learned quite a bit about what kind of student loans are available. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) The first step in the college financial aid process is to fill out the Free Application for […] Read more »