Going to School
How do you apply for schools? What are the types of financial aid? How do you repay your student loans? These are one of many questions that come to mind when you are considering going to college. Educate yourself on the process.
Money for School
Federal Student Aid walks you through the process of planning early for college, filling out FASFA forms, reviewing your aid offers, getting your aid funds and then repaying after you have graduated.
Red Kite was created by people who know how frustrating and time-consuming it can be to find smart ways to pay for college. Determined to make things easier, they have used their experience to simplify and improve the process, giving you one site where you can go for everything you need.
Have high interest rate student loans? Splash Financial's mission is “to help people save money on their student loans”. They partnered with banks, credit unions, and other lenders to bring you market-leading rates. In fact, many of the rates you`ll find on Splash are not available anywhere else.
Choose the student loan that`s right for you. Sallie Mae offers competitive and reduced rates when you sign up for automatic monthly payments. Whether you`re an undergraduate, graduate, or parent- they have options to meet your specific needs. Apply for a smart option student loan.
GreenPath is a nonprofit credit counseling agency whose mission is to “empower people to lead financially healthy lives”. They offer several services such as debt counseling, debt management, bankruptcy support, student loan counseling, just to name a few.
Smart Money Incentive
Kishwaukee United Way, DeKalb Public Library, and local partners offer Smart Money Initiative DeKalb County. This initiative brings together businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, not-for-profits, government agencies, and the media to share information and resources on personal finance topics.