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?
Are you getting paid but you feel like once you get paid all your money is gone? Are you having a hard time balancing responsibilities and fun? Yup you guessed it, I have something that could help you. A Budget. You might have seen your parents maintain one of these handy tools in your lifetime, but as young adults it's never to late to know where and how … [Read more...] about Budgeting like a BO$$
I bet you’re wondering “How can she get me more money for school?” Well I have a couple websites that provide thousands of dollars toward scholarships for students like you and I! I’m sure many of you are familiar with what a scholarship is but in case you are little unsure or need a better idea of how they work I’ll proceed. A scholarship is a grant or payment … [Read more...] about Need Money? I Can Help!
What are some ways you save money? Paris: I Make dinner at home instead of eating fast food and basically budget my money. I don’t live outside my means and know my needs rather than my wants. What are your top financial planning recommendations as a new student? Paris: Take the shuttle! It’s Free and saves you a lot on gas, use your meal plan, … [Read more...] about Financial Interview with MSU student Paris Kirksey!
Yesterday I had the opportunity to present to one of the GEP classes here on the Missouri State campus. They asked several excellent questions regarding financial aid and financial literacy. I'd like to share their questions and the answers to them! Can I apply for Scholarships even if I have 100% of my tuition paid? Will Financial Aid Increase when Tuition … [Read more...] about Answers to an Awesome GEP Class