Ascent is invested in your journey to academic achievements and financial wellness by offering benefits that go beyond a student loan. We encourage awareness of the potential financial outcomes of your college choices (school, major, years in school, financing your education), helping you visualize where your career could go and what it could be – encouraging better decisions today to open up greater future opportunities. Ascent offers additional resources to help you thrive throughout college and beyond. From learning how to find a cosigner and how to budget during school to how to find a mentor and secure a job after college, Ascent is committed to helping you on your journey to financial success.
Whether you’re just getting started or a financial planning guru, the sooner you apply financial wellness in your daily life, the longer you will reap the financial benefits. We’re here to break it all down for you with exclusive content and tips that you can actually use and start applying today!
Like everything else, budgeting takes time, practice and patience as you learn to manage your monthly bills and expenses, while still enjoying your college experience. Fortunately, we have resources to help you start to manage your money better and set yourself up for financial success, even after you graduate.
Earn $525 for Each Friend You Refer
Ascent’s Refer A Friend Program helps you earn money to help cover the cost of college and other expenses. You can earn up to $525 for each friend you refer, and your friends get paid too! Learn more and start referring today.
Ascent Rewards Program
Ascent Rewards is an easy cash back program designed to help you earn cash from making purchases at over 50,000+ of your favorite stores. You can accumulate cash rewards and make payments with Ascent Rewards. *
Finding the Right College & Major
See how your major and college choices measure up – Ascent’s Bright Futures™ Engine powers students to evaluate the return of their educational investment by comparing the expected salary with the cost of attendance.
Meet Your Student Loan Sidekick
Chipper is a loan management app that encourages you to tackle debt in a smarter way by rounding up your purchases to the nearest dollar and applying those extra cents to your highest loan amount each week.*