So, you’re looking for a cosigner...

So, you’re looking for a cosigner...

First of all, what is a cosigner? They are a parent, grandparent, guardian or other adult who is willing to cosign a loan. This means they are taking legal financial responsibility for the debt with you. Cosigners generally help a borrower meet the loan's credit requirements and may help the borrowe...

Should your kid go to college?

Should your kid go to college?

According to the National Center of Education Statistics, nearly 70% of high school grads transition straight to college. Should your kid go? Due to the rising costs of college, it's not an uncommon question as of late...

10 College Parenting Moves We Love (and Why)

10 College Parenting Moves We Love (and Why)

For better or worse, it’s about that time to send the kiddos to school. As they leave, suitcases filled with freshly washed clothes, it’s usually a bittersweet goodbye. Sure, there’s fewer dirty dishes in the sink and less teenage attitude, but life feels different when t...

6 Financial Resolutions for the Recent Grad

6 Financial Resolutions for the Recent Grad

Now that you are out of college, it’s time to start thinking about your financial goals. Whether you’d like to save more or get on top of your debt, we’ll help you change the ‘bad habits’ that held you back last year and give you a fresh perspective for the future. Read on for 6 financial resoluti...

Is Your Student Being Financially Responsible?

Is Your Student Being Financially Responsible?

A big part of growing up is learning to be financially responsible. Most students still rely on their parents financially while in college, but they'll likely be faced with many opportunities to make their own financial decisions, that could impact them for years to come. Be sure they're leaving the...

Tackle Move-In Day Like a Pro

Tackle Move-In Day Like a Pro

It's closer than you think: college move-in day!If you haven’t experienced it before, plan for a long afternoon of organized chaos. Along with the usual stressors of moving, you’ll also be dealing with crowds, navigating campus and trying to make a tiny, white box of a room feel homey. Did w...

College Calendar at a Glance

College Calendar at a Glance

College can be described in many ways: exciting, challenging, busy and stressful. College students have a hectic schedule, so it's hard to know what’s going on in your kid’s life. Check out our brief college calendar so you can get serious parent points by asking the right questions and sending the...

8 Signs You're Living Above Your Means

8 Signs You're Living Above Your Means

Entering the real world can be overwhelming and confusing, and it's easy to get behind on expenses if you're not planning properly. In this article, we’ll show you the warning signs that you're living above your means and what you can do about it!