Articles by Elyssa Kirkham
How to Apply for Financial Aid for College: 10 Steps
July 27, 2021
The process to apply for financial aid can be long and confusing. But successfully navigating it will net you as much money for college as... read more
Parent’s Guide to the FAFSA and Federal Student Aid
June 30, 2021
As the parent of a college student younger than 24, you’ll likely need to complete at least part of the Free Application for Federal Student... read more
Is the Income-Based Repayment Plan Right for Your Student Loans?
May 28, 2021
Income-Based Repayment is a type of income-driven repayment (IDR) plan that can lower your monthly student loan payments. If your payments are unaffordable due to... read more
Can I Consolidate My Student Loans and Other Debts Together?
May 27, 2021
Consolidating student loans is an option for borrowers who want to manage their debt more effectively or get better terms. Some might even wonder if... read more
Lost Eligibility? How to Pay for College Without Financial Aid
January 11, 2021
If you lost your financial aid, you may be wondering how to pay for school. Can you recover financial aid eligibility? Can you file a... read more