Finals are quickly approaching and the countdown to summer vacation is in full swing! For those of you who will be graduating in May, there are a few extra tasks that need to be completed before graduation day. If you have taken out federal loans, filling out an exit counseling form is one of those tasks that needs to be completed. It is important to fill out your exit … [Read more...] about Calling All Graduating Seniors!
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
Summer is swiftly approaching, and after spring break you might be concerned about how your funds look. Here are some ways you can start saving money for summer vacation now: No more big spending – You’ve already had a blast on spring break so put the debit card or credit card to rest. I’m not saying don’t have any fun, but really think about purchases long term before … [Read more...] about How To Save For Summer Vacation!
If you have read about the best student loans, you know that Direct Federal student loans as well as Perkins Loans tend to be the most affordable loan options. In order to obtain these funds, it is required to complete an entrance counseling program. So, how do you complete entrance counseling? Well, just follow the steps below. Federal Stafford Loans (Direct … [Read more...] about How Do I Complete My Student Loan Entrance Counseling?
Let’s face it, college is expensive. Luckily, college students have a variety of options that will allow them to finance their education. Of course, an ideal situation would be for college students to avoid debt completely by utilizing scholarships, grants, and personal funds. Unfortunately, that scenario isn't realistic for the majority of college students. Therefore, … [Read more...] about What are the best types of student loans?