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How to Build a Solid Credit History in College

Tweet For a college student, building a good credit may seem impossible. You need credit to establish credit. The only way to establish a good credit history is to pay

Campus News

New Rules for Federal PLUS Loans Announced

Tweet Student loan qualification made easier. Borrowing money to pay for college is a given for many families. One obstacle, however, has been creditworthiness or what determines your ability to

Personal Advice

Are Credit Cards a Trap for College Students?

You’ve heard the warning: credit cards for college students are a bad idea. Well, there is some truth to that statement. Especially when credit is easily dispensed, overused, and not properly managed.

Campus Cars

Can a College Student Really Get a Car Loan With No Credit?

Tweet By Cedric Sheldon And now you are faced with a dilemma — do you ask your parents to co-sign your loan or are you comfortable with trying to get

Personal Advice

College Apartments: Tips, Tricks and Cautions

Tweet However, making the transition to private housing isn’t a simple process and it will certainly require much consideration and money on your part. Let’s take a look at how

Campus Cars

College Grad: New Car Now or Wait?

Tweet One dilemma facing recent college grads centers on transportation. You may have a job, but you don’t have a vehicle to transport you from your home to your place

Personal Advice

Teaching Your College Child About Credit

Tweet By Kirby Cranson It is true that college opens up a world of new places and experiences — great restaurants, concert venues, new places to shop and people to

College Budgeting

Card Issuers Scale Back On Student Credit Cards

Tweet There once was a time when credit card issuers would sign up college students, issuing credit lines to them well before they were ready to graduate. Some students showed

Personal Advice

COBRA Change May Help Certain College Students

Tweet People who have been laid off from their jobs and have decided to return to college should be aware that a certain provision in the recently signed $787 billion

Personal Advice

PSAs Encourages College Students To Control Their Debt

Tweet The college years can be a wonderful time for young adults to learn more about themselves and discover what direction their lives should take. It is also can be

Personal Advice

Student Credit Cards, What You Need To Know

Tweet Is a credit card for your college student a good idea? That question can only be answered by you, a parent or guardian who knows what level of responsibility