By: Sammie Brueggemann Tax season is officially underway! Filing your taxes can be very confusing especially since you may or may not be filing as a dependent any more. To help with confusion, Real L.I.F.E has provided some tips and tricks for any student(s) filing their taxes this year! Do I Even Need to File My Taxes? You only you need to file your taxes if you hold … [Read more...] about Everything You Need to Know About Filing Your Taxes
As college students, we are constantly thinking about money. We want more of it, we use it all the time, and now it’s going toward paying for our education. Many students rely solely on financial awards to fund their schooling. While financial aid can provide grants and loans that allow significant relief toward paying tuition, they are not the only resource. Scholarships are … [Read more...] about Finding Scholarships
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
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?