Monthly Archives: November 2012

Repayment Tips for Student Loan Borrowers

For May graduates, student loan repayment begins during November or December following a six-month grace period that is allowed on most federal and private student loans. Although graduates may understand the value of a college degree, navigating life after college… Continue reading

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Application Essays & Letters of Recommendation

One of the hardest things to do is to write about yourself in glowing terms (“I’m awesome and here’s why!”). The second hardest may be to ask someone else to write about you in glowing terms (“Can you tell them… Continue reading

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The Wells Fargo Community

When it comes to college planning, we all have questions. How do I apply for scholarships? What clubs can I join in high school to get a head start on college? Should I live at home with my parents or… Continue reading

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Home away from home

Everyone likes to travel, but trying to get the most out of our weekend is really important. Cost of travel is usually the main concern for everyone involved. There are many sites that offer discount airfare and hotels but I’d… Continue reading

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How parents can help with scholarship searches

November is National Scholarship Month. As a parent, there are ways you can help your student when it comes to securing scholarship money for college. Keep your eyes peeled for opportunities. Not all scholarships go to just the star student… Continue reading

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Want to take a test-drive?

One of the things that I’ve always done to manage my finances is now being built as a tool for all Wells Fargo customers, and you have a chance to try it out and influence its final design. The Cash… Continue reading

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Could you borrow less for college?

It’s something to think about. I recently advocated for taking a look at your personal expenses to see if you could cut your monthly bills. As the end of this semester approaches, you may want to consider taking a look… Continue reading

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