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    How Can a College Student Buy a Car With a Good GPA?

    Believe it or not, however, your GPA can help you obtain an auto loan, regardless of what your FICO score is.

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    Do Student Loans Build Credit?

    You can get approved for a student loan much easier than any other type of advance or line of credit. Additionally, your income and credit score don’t impact your ability to get approved for federal funding. But how do student loans affect credit score points? Moreover, do student loans build credit when you make payments on time? If done the…

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    How Can I Build Credit in College?

    Many students use credit cards to help build credit while they’re in college. In turn, this gives them an early start. Additionally, these tools can make your transition to post-graduation life smoother and easier. For example, an investment in a credit card security deposit can yield fruitful results down the road. Because of this, you may qualify for a mortgage…

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    Taking the Right Steps to Pay your Child’s Tuition

    Does it feel like your child has grown up far faster than you ever expected? Are they barreling towards their college years, yet you have yet to figure out how you are going to help them pay for all of it? You definitely have quite a bit of company.

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    Is it Smart for College Students to Have a Credit Card?

    Credit cards are a big step in life, and can have a lot of positives financially, just make sure that you instill the credit card basics before letting your student run wild.

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    What Student Loan Forgiveness is and How You Can Get it

    If you have student loans, chances are you’re familiar with the term forgiveness. When you get forgiveness of a loan, it means you no longer have to pay back the full loan. There are quite a few ways in which you can get student loan forgiveness for federal loans. We’re going to touch upon a few of the ways you…

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    The Top 6 Private Student Loans

    The time, effort, and dedication you put towards your college career may have a large impact on your success in the future. This is why it’s so worthwhile and important to invest in your college career now – even if that means taking out loans. If you’ve tried other ways to make ends meet on your college payment like grants,…

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    SOFR: How Your Current Student Loan Rates Might Change

    On a typical day, banks lend money to customers who want to buy a home, purchase a car, and/or find the best student loan rates. After their doors close, however, banking firms will also borrow money from investors and government entities. In turn, they use those funds for daily operations, to pay back depositors, and continue to issue loans to…

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    How to Invest While You’re Still in College

    Once you’re all settled into your new college life and have a good handle on all of your classes, you might want to start looking into ways to make money. Investing while you’re in college is a great way to prepare yourself financially for the future. If you start while you’re still in college, then you’ll be able to learn…

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  • Photo of College Students: Why the Best Seasonal Jobs Are Around the Corner

    College Students: Why the Best Seasonal Jobs Are Around the Corner

    At the end of each school year, many college students try to find seasonal summer jobs. However, November’s business activity was at its strongest point in four months. In addition, many retailers started hiring for the upcoming holidays during August and September. This suggests that the best seasonal jobs this year are going to be available in the winter. Working…

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