October 23, 2014

Pay Your Way

FAFSA: A Form for Your Future

The first step in getting any type of financial aid is filling out the FAFSA — Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Read more »

Tuition Talk

A college degree or specialized training is an investment in your future. It can be costly, but it's still attainable with the help of scholarships, grants or loans. Read more »

The ABCs of Money Management

Don't be intimidated into thinking a budget is complicated. Just remember your ABCs. Read more »

10 Tips for Paying Off Student Loans

Whether you just graduated, are taking a break from school or have already started repaying your student loans, these tips will help you keep your student loan debt under control. Read more »

Serving and Saving

Chenese Williams earned a degree in public relations and applied to the Teach For America program as a way to serve her country and eliminate some of her student loan debt. Read more »

Financing the Future

While scholarships and grants are ideal, you may still need to take loans to pay for the rest. Read more »

Military Action

Serving your country is a great start to securing your future. Read more »

Military Action

Military Careers: Commitment, Requirements, Average Pay, Scholarships/Tuition Assistance, Other Benefits, Enlistment Incentives Read more »

Over Budget?

Managing money is not just for professionals. Having a personal or household budget is one of the best ways to keep your spending and savings under control. Read more »

Get Card Savvy

When used wisely, credit cards can provide a convenient way to make larger purchases, allow you to make purchases online, and even help build a positive credit history to help you secure larger loans in the future. Take some time to learn about the benefits of different cards and how to use them wisely. Read more »

Protecting Your Credit Score

Issues with your credit history can affect whether or not you get a job or a loan for a car. Read more »

Credit 101

Good credit can help you obtain a car or home loan, a lease on rental property, and in some cases, a desirable job. Here's what you need to know and do to make sure you're creditworthy. Read more »

An Investment in Your Future

Navigating the financial aid maze looks hard until you realize there are really only two basic kinds of student financial aid: 1. The kind you don't have to pay back; 2. The kind you do Read more »

Payback TIme

The federal government offers four student debt repayment plans. Read more »

Plan B: Student Loans

Student loans are one way to pay for college. Read more »

Plan A: Scholarships and Grants

Scholarships and grants are like birthday checks from Grandma, you never have to pay them back. But there's a crucial difference between the two: Grants are based on financial need; scholarships are determined largely by merit. Read more »

Career Connections Features

GED Q&A

GED Q&A

Without this minimum standard, it's tough to get more than minimum wage. Don't put it off any longer. Get your high school diploma.

Exploring Different Paths

Make it a GREAT Resume

Your resume should be as unique as you are and reflect your personal style.

10 Tips for Paying Off Student Loans

10 Tips for Paying Off Student Loans

Whether you just graduated, are taking a break from school or have already started repaying your student loans, these tips will keep your studen loan debt under control.

Military Action

Military Action

Serving your country is a great start to securing your future.

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