Blog Archive: Student Loan

Image--VSAC invites students K-6 to look to the future in 529 giveaway

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

September is National College Savings Month, and for each of the next 5 weeks, 2 students and their families will win $50 in takeout from thei

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VT student on campus

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.

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Learn about loans

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.

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VT's 529 plan is celebrating our Vermont students.

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.

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Decision Day like no other

Today is May 1. It's the traditional Decision Day for high school seniors. If that’s you, this is the day you’ve been planning for, for most of your high school years.

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Financial aid offers: 4 steps before you sign

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.

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student in library studying

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.

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