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Ascent Funding’s 2019 National Study Perceptions & Realities of Paying for College
Apr 29, 2019/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: For College Students, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners, For Schools, In the Press
Ascent Funding’s 2019 national study of students and parents explores their perceptions before starting college and the impact of reality… Read More >
529 Plans: How to Save for Your Student’s College Fund
Apr 24, 2019/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For Cosigners, For Parents and Cosigners
It’s no secret that college is expensive. With rising college prices and the amount of student loans borrowed over $1.5… Read More >
What to Do if You Are Struggling to Find a Loan Without a Cosigner 🎓
Apr 19, 2019/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For College Students, For Students
You may have heard that having a cosigner is necessary to get a student loan. However, not everyone has access… 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 Student Loans/In: Blog, For College Students, For Parents and Cosigners, For Students
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 Student Loans/In: 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 >
National Decision Day: How to Pick the Right College🎓
Apr 10, 2019/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For Cosigners, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners, For Students
Are you and your family struggling to pick a college?  Having options is great but making a final choice is… Read More >
💰6 Ways You Can Put Your Tax Refund to Good Use 💰
Apr 10, 2019/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For College Students, For Parents and Cosigners, For Students
When you put your tax refund to work for your future, you can reap the benefits for years to come.… Read More >
💗Tough Love: How to Prepare Your College Grad to Take on Financial Responsibility for Their Loans🎓
Apr 04, 2019/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For Cosigners, For Parents and Cosigners
Nearly 40% of student borrowers are expected to default on their student loans by 2023 and more than one million… Read More >
Ascent Non-Cosigned Student Loans are Changing the Way Students Pay for College – On Their Own!🎓💰
Mar 08, 2019/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For College Students, For Cosigners, For Parents and Cosigners, For Students
Does the ever-increasing cost of college have you stressing about cosigning for your college student’s loans? If that’s the case,… Read More >
🌞Surviving Spring Break: A Parent’s Guide🌞
Mar 08, 2019/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For Cosigners, For Parents and Cosigners
A good piece of advice would be to advise your student to set a budget before leaving for the trip… Read More >