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Blog Archive: Parent Loan
Thinking about taking out a loan to pay for your studies? You’re not alone: Nearly seven out of 10 Vermont students will take some loans to finance their education expenses. Knowing how to compare loans and costs is essential to making college more affordable.
Although learning looks different
An hour of your time could = $1,000 (or more) for college or training. But to be considered, you need to apply. Here’s how.
October is the kickoff of the financial aid season, which means it’s time to do your FAFSA.
K-6 students in VT: Draw us a picture of a job you’d like to explore for a chance at free takeout & $200 (or more!) in VT’s 529 savings plan
For each of the next 5 weeks, 2 students and their families will win $50 in takeout from their favorite local restaurant or food business.
For many students (and their parents), attending college this fall — whether that means online or on campus — likely involves taking out an education loan to help cover the tuition bill and other expenses. Nearly 7 out of 10 Vermont families need to borrow to help pay education costs.
Students planning on college or training in the fall have much to navigate, especially this year as schools and training programs continue to adjust their plans.
VT’s 529 plan is celebrating our Vermont students!
National 529 Day is recognized on May 29 (5/29, get it?), highlighting the importance of 529 savings plans in helping families plan and pay for college or training expenses.