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Blog Archive: Parent Loan
For families with a high school senior, this is when most college acceptances arrive in full force (congratulations!), and with them, financial aid offers. It’s an exciting time and—let’s face it—also a bit overwhelming as deadlines loom: Most colleges require a deposit by May 1.
Are you the parent of a high school student? If so, welcome to one of the most formative phases of your student’s life. While the path to college or career training is definitely your student’s journey, as a parent you play a major role—both financially and from a practical perspective.
Do friends and family need gift ideas for the holidays? Put savings for college or training at the top of the wish list this year.
During the next month, students in college or training will be prepping for exams as they finish up the fall semester. But there’s another important “must do” that requires the attention of parents and students: Paying for spring semester.
Summer may be winding down, but the September festivities for National College Savings Month are just beginning!
VSAC is proud to announce our student loan rates for 2019-2020 school year: as low as 4.79% APR – our lowest fixed rate ever.
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.
In a couple of weeks, many of you will be taking the next step in your education future. Some of you will head off for college, others for training programs. If you’re still looking to cover costs, you’re probably checking out different loan options.
School bill due? Borrow smart.
Most students (and their parents) will borrow to help pay for education after high school. Knowing which loans to choose is the most important decision you’ll make in paying for your studies and minimizing debt later on.