Paying for Higher Education

Lessons Covered

  • Student Loan Overview
  • Types of Student Loans
  • Mechanics of a Loan
  • Types of Higher Education
  • How Do Scholarships Work?
  • Types of Scholarships
  • Ways to Pay as a Student
  • Cost of Higher Education
  • Financial Pros and Cons Going Back to School
  • What Is Student Loan Forgiveness?
  • Paying Off Student Debt - FKA 080
  • Scholarships vs. Grants

Student Loan Advice

Paying for college can be a massive undertaking, especially if you plan to attend a private university or an out-of-state school. Unless you have an effective money management strategy in place, the cost of tuition, books, room and board, meal plans, parking permits, and other expenses can quickly overwhelm your bank account.

Many people choose to take out loans to cover these costs and end up accumulating large amounts of debt as a result. Thankfully, FinancialFit has budgeting tips and suggestions for funding your higher education. We also provide information and resources to help you make smart financial decisions when navigating the student loan application process.

Ways to Pay for College

At FinancialFit, we offer practical information on the financial pros and cons of going back to school, as well as helpful tips that you can use to plan for college expenses. You can also use our lessons to learn about different methods for funding your education, such as grants, scholarships, and work-study programs.

How to Pay Off Student Debt

Even if you choose the most affordable college and have a solid budget in place, you still may need to take out a loan to cover the necessary expenses. Before you take that step, sign up with FinancialFit to learn about:

  • How Loan Agreements Work
  • Different Types of Student Loans
  • Loans for Different Majors and Degrees
  • Interest Rates for Various Types of Student Loans

If you decide that loans are the best way to pay for college, we can give you information and strategies to help you pay off your debt as quickly as possible. Need tips for managing your current student loan debt? Sign up for FinancialFit to learn about the eligibility requirements for student loan forgiveness.