Have you ever been in the Financial Aid Office and are so confused because you don’t know what the financial counselors are talking about? Well, you have come to the right place! Check out this list of frequently used acronyms in the Financial Aid Office and it might help you better understand any questions or problems you may have! AGI – Adjusted Gross Income COA – Cost of … [Read more...] about Clarifying the Financial Aid Jargon:
Real LIFE hosted a Cash Cab Promotion during Homecoming week. Peer Financial Counselors went around campus asking financial questions to MSU students. Here are some of their responses: … [Read more...] about Real LIFE Video Blog
During homecoming week, Peer Financial Counselors drove around campus giving rides and handing out prizes to students who answered Financial literacy question correctly. Here are a few of the answers we received from students on campus. … [Read more...] about Interview Vlog posts
Good news for Student Loan Borrowers! Some big reform is coming in regards to student loans. It is called the "Pay As You Earn" program and is aiming to help student loan borrowers with massive amounts of student loan debt. Let’s answer some big questions about this new program: 1. Will these updates help me? If you have federal student loans, maybe. The president … [Read more...] about Good news for Student Loan Borrowers!
While your credit score might not seem important now, someday it’ll determine what apartment you can rent, what loans you can take out, and whether or not you can buy a house. Having a good credit score in our society can really make life easier, and it’s often a good idea to start early. Good credit will help you: • Lower your insurance rates. • Obtain your first job. • … [Read more...] about Pros and Cons of Getting a Credit Card