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3 Things You May Not Know About Student Loans

Posted on Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Nobody enjoys having student loans – but it pays to be knowledgeable about them! Understanding what resources exist when it comes to borrowing money for your education can save you…

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5 Tips for Finding College Scholarships

Posted on Monday, January 6, 2020

The easiest way to pay for college... is to not have to pay for it! Here are five tips to help you find some additional scholarships and grants. Universities have…

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5 Student Loan Repayment Tips

Posted on Monday, December 23, 2019

If you graduated college this spring, chances are good that your first student loan payment is coming due. It’s helpful to understand your loans prior to beginning repayment –…

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What You Need to Know About the FAFSA ID

Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Filing the FAFSA gives all college students the opportunity to receive financial aid from scholarships, grants, work study, and federal student loans. What does the FSA ID do for me?…

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Students Can Now Get a Better Idea of What Their Salaries Will Be After Graduation

Posted on Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Recently, a long-anticipated update to the Department of Education’s College Scorecard was released. The improvement is wonderful – now, students can see what the average salary…

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7 Steps to Finding the Perfect Scholarships for You

Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2019

Scholarships are one of the best ways to earn free money for your higher education. Not sure how to get started in finding the best scholarship options for you? Follow these easy steps and…

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Start Saving for Your Child’s College Education Now with a 529 Plan!

Posted on Monday, June 3, 2019

This post is a part of a series we contribute to 97.3 WMEE's Mom Squad monthly e-newsletter! Learn more.  Read past articles. You might not have college on the brain if your…

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Do I Need a Cosigner for My Student Loan?

Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2019

Chances are, you've heard about "cosigners" on loans before. Now that you're faced with making decisions related to student loans, you might be wondering whether or not you'll…

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5 Steps You Can Take This Summer for Extra Financial Aid

Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2019

We’re very passionate about education here at 3Rivers, but we’re also passionate about minimizing student loan debt. Here are a few summer tasks to help reduce your loan…

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself to Help You Choose a College Major

Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2019

There are some extensive guides to choosing a college major – shelves of books, Google’s 2.1 billion search results, and for-hire counselors all provide unique methods.…

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