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The Changes Every Parent Should Know About for the 2019 – 2020 FAFSA

The FAFSA is updated annually, and there are major changes that you need to know about for 2019-2020. [...] Read more Read more >

The Benefits of Having a Mentor and How to Get One

Many of the world’s greatest leaders and inspirational figures cite their mentors as critical sources of direction that helped them to get where they are today. With that in mind,… Read more >

Why 90% of New Years’ Resolutions Fail by February: Learn How to Set SMART Goals for Your Family

There’s a better way to reach your goal of saving more. When setting your own goals for 2019, consider how the S.M.A.R.T. goal system can help you take your dream… Read more >

Dropping classes: To W or not to W?

With deadlines looming, it can be stressful to consider what classes you will continue this semester and which you will drop. But the bigger question is, if you miss the… Read more >

Getting Ready for Your First Job out of College

Though there are many elements of your first post-college job that will be learned “on the job”, the following tips will help you ensure a successful work experience. Read on… Read more >

Applying to Graduate: What Every Student Should Know

This is it—you’re at the final stretch, so close to graduation you can nearly feel the ceremonial cap on your head. All of your hard work is about to pay… Read more >

2019 New Year’s Resolution: Healthy Spending Habits

To keep your budget balanced into 2019 and beyond, we’ve compiled this list of healthy spending habits that can help you to save money in the new year. [...] Read… Read more >

Student Survival Guide to Finals

We’ve compiled this Student Survival Guide to Finals to help you navigate the finals week in a way that keeps your spirits and your test scores afloat. Let’s look at… Read more >

Kim McNealy Named CMO of Ascent Student Loans

Ascent Student Loans, a division of San Diego-based finance technology company Goal Structured Solutions, Inc. (“GS2”), is pleased to announce that it has named marketing and technology expert Kim McNealy… Read more >

Financial planning starting to freak you out? Here’s what you really need to know about sending your kid to college.

Nearly three-quarters of parents report their highest stressor as completing applications for admission and financial aid for college, with their biggest concern being the amount of student loans the family… Read more >