Nitro Knowledge. Your Guide to Paying for College.
Though the FAFSA might be a little more complicated when you have divorced or never-married parents, your family situation shouldn't hold you back from receiving as much student aid as possible.
Here, we'll walk you through some basic tips that can make completing your FAFSA a little less painful when your family situation is complicated.
The biggest pro of cosigning your child's student loan is obvious: You'll help them attain the education they need to secure their financial future. Plus, cosigning a private student loan is often the best way to fill tuition gaps at the lowest interest rate possible.
The biggest con is obvious, too: If your child doesn't pay for some reason, you may be on the hook. However, there's more to cosigning than meets the eye. Let's take a closer look at some things you should think about before you cosign your child's student loan.
If you're drowning in scholarship essays, let us toss you a life raft: Here are five scholarships that don’t require you to pen any long prose.
Some of these do require you to submit some information about yourself and, in some instances, answer some questions or complete a few easy tasks. The key to success with these — and all scholarship applications — is to follow the instructions and submit your application before the deadlines.