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Video: Can You Get A Scholarship With A Low GPA?
MoneyTips Is your GPA all that counts when you apply for college financing? Watch the Scholarship System Founder Jocelyn Paonita Pearson explain how to get a scholarship with a less-than-perfect GPA in our exclusive video above. Your credit score could affect your student loan interest rate. […]
Money-Saving Tips for College Students I
MoneyTips College can be a great adventure in scholarship and life for many young people. But when it comes to managing a budget, it can be a sobering learning experience in how quickly their money can disappear. Even worse, six months after a student graduates, when he or she gets their loan […]
Spending And Saving Advice For College Grads
MoneyTips Even though retiring is the furthest thing from the minds of most twenty-somethings, you need to invest sooner, rather than later for one reason – you have an advantage over everyone else: time. Time to let your money grow exponentially. There is a reason Albert Einstein is credited […]
5 Dos And Don'ts For Managing Student Loan Debt
MoneyTips You finally made it through college and graduated with a degree, a new set of friends, great memories, and most likely a significant amount of student loan debt. How can you manage paying such a substantial debt on a starting salary (assuming you were fortunate enough to find a job at […]
Credit Freezes And Your Mortgage
MoneyTips Few things are more effective at fighting identity theft than credit freezes. When you freeze your credit, potential lenders can't access your credit file to assess the risk of lending money to you. No risk assessment means no credit – so identity thieves can't use your stolen […]
Avoiding Mortgage Scams
MoneyTips If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. That's sound advice for almost all aspects of life, including the search for mortgage relief services. Distressed homeowners don't have to resort to third-party mortgage services. Free counseling is available at the Department of […]
How Paying Off Your Mortgage Affects Your Credit Score
MoneyTips Congratulations! You've just finished paying off your mortgage – probably the largest debt you'll ever have in your life. Should you expect your credit score to increase as a result? Not necessarily. Your credit score is calculated from your credit report, a history of all of your […]
Video: How To Get Lower Mortgage Insurance Premiums
MoneyTips Is your mortgage lender insisting you get mortgage insurance? In our exclusive video above, Mortgage Advisor Casey Fleming explains how your premiums will be calculated and shares tips on how to get the lowest premiums possible. The higher your credit score, the lower your premiums will […]
All About Real Estate Disclosures
MoneyTips You want to know exactly what you are getting when you make any large purchase, especially when you are buying a home – the largest purchase that many Americans will ever make in their life. That's why a real estate disclosure statement is a fundamental part of any real estate […]