Tag: student loans

Student Lending

Affordable Ways to Earn a College Degree

October 19, 2018. Rebecca Galib

Let’s be honest. College is just plain expensive. A bachelor’s degree can cost anywhere from $37,000 to over $130,000, according to the College Board. In 2017, members of Generation X had outstanding student loans averaging $40,000, according to Experian’s State of Student Debt report. Compare that to baby boomers, who owed an average of $36,200,…

Credit Cards

8 Things You Should Never Use Your Credit Card For

October 09, 2018. Tara Schatz

It’s tempting to swipe a card and worry about the bill later. But there are times when using a credit card for payment isn’t the best idea.

Savings

How to Build Savings While Paying Off Loans

September 01, 2018. Robert Yaniz Jr

It may seem impossible, but you can still build savings while paying off your debts. Learn how to strike the perfect balance with these tips.

Credit Cards

Tips for Understanding Your Credit Report

August 11, 2018. AAA Staff

You’re entitled to a free copy of your credit report once a year, but what should you expect to see when you check it?

Savings

Here’s What To Expect From That First College Tuition Bill

July 19, 2018. AAA Staff

Tips to get mentally prepared for your first college payment.

Savings

Do You Know What Student Loans Pay For?

May 14, 2018. AAA Staff

Many students wouldn’t be able to attend college without student loans. About 53 percent of adults ages 18 to 29 with bachelor’s degrees have outstanding student loan debt, according to the Pew Research Center. But student loans don’t cover every college-related expense. Students and their families often have to combine funding sources to cover not…

Money

A Plan for Paying Back Student Loans

November 01, 2017. Roberto Cruz

College is an incredible experience. You make new friends. You explore new places. You learn how to write a seven-page research paper the night before it’s due. But on a serious note, one thing you might not learn at college is how to manage and pay back the money you borrowed to pay for your…

Travel

Distance Learning Costs

April 01, 2017. AAA Staff

The number of higher education students who took at least one distance education course grew by 3.9 percent in recent years, according to a study by Babson Survey Research Group. More than 1 in 4 students now take at least one distance education course. Distance education is comprised mainly of online education, and a small…