Today, September 22nd, is the first official day of fall and October is quickly approaching. Fall brings beautiful colored leaves, hoodies, and pumpkin spice everything...and this year fall also brings a new filing date for FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)! The opening date to begin filling out the FAFSA has changed this year to October 1st. The new priority … [Read more...] about FAFSA Facts
Budgeting. Something that everybody "means" to do, but most it seems never actually get around to it. Budgets are not only a way to get out of debt, but also a way to stay out of debt. Budget is a pretty common word that gets thrown around a lot, but what exactly does it mean? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the word budget is defined as: An amount of money … [Read more...] about How to Make a Budget… and Stick to It!
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