Monthly Archives: December 2010

What will you do with your first winter break?

You made it! Your first semester of college (and an exhausting finals week) is finally behind you. Most of you probably have almost a month of vacation stretching before you. What will you do with it? Sleeping, working, and hanging… Continue reading

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Convincing a cosigner

Asking someone to cosign a loan for you is not an easy task, but it’s one most students who need a private student loan will face. Cosigners are putting their credit on the line and we’ve talked before about having… Continue reading

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Need more money?

As the semester comes to a close, it’s time to take a pulse on your budget. Did you have enough money to make it through the semester without too many hiccups? Were your scholarships, job money, student loans, etc. able… Continue reading

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What are you doing next summer?

Does that seem like an odd question to be asking as you head into winter break? As random as it may seem, winter break is actually a great time to think about how you’ll spend your summer. You’ve got a… Continue reading

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Time to start planning, December grads

Congrats to all you students who are graduating this month. Not to throw cold water on you, but I have to add: It’s time to start planning for repayment. Although you may not need to make an actual payment for… Continue reading

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What’s the best way to get through finals week?

It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also one of the most difficult times of the semester: finals week. We’re wondering how you’re dealing with the week of tests, essays, and group projects. Take our… Continue reading

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A friendly reminder about fraud

With the holidays upon us, you are probably doing more shopping than usual — both online and in stores. So, I just want to offer a friendly reminder to keep a close eye on all your bank accounts look for… Continue reading

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