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    If you have federal student loans, you may have received a notification that your loans are being transferred to a new loan servicer. Navient, one of the largest federal loan servicers, ended its federal contract in 2021. All of the federal loans it managed were transferred to Aidvantage, a division of Maximus Federal Services. The […]

      College students with financial need have access to various aid opportunities to help make higher education more attainable. One of these need-based financial aid programs is the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) program. In the 2021-22 academic year, nearly $875 million in FSEOG grant funds were awarded to eligible students across 3,500 schools nationwide. […]

      To help their children earn their college degrees, more and more parents are taking out loans to cover their child’s education costs. In fact, a recent Sallie Mae study found that 21% of families with college students relied on parent student loans to pay for school. Federal parent PLUS loans are a popular option because […]

      If you’ve been shopping around for private student loans, you might have been prompted to prequalify with lenders you’re interested in. That’s generally good advice to follow, but it’s important to understand why. Here’s how student loan prequalification works and how it can help you score the best possible deal on your education debt. What […]

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      Spend your summer vacation boating, camping and musicking in the Southern Adirondacks. Whether you’re looking for a couples retreat or fun for the whole family, you’ll find plenty to do at the Queen of American Lakes.

      The Northeast Travel Series is an eight week series on some great regions to visit in New York and Pennsylvania featured in five local newspapers.  Each region offers many great tourism opportunities. Whether you are planning a short day trip or an extended vacation, this series is for you.  Click on the News articles below to learn more about each region.

      “I grew up in Long Island and moved to Whitehall, New York with my family when I was 18 years old. I was not sure what I wanted to do for work. I went to college and was referred to Warren Washington Albany ARC (WWAARC) by my cousin. I started working there as a Direct Support Professional p…

      International students—those who attend college in the U.S. but don’t hold U.S. citizenship—may be able to refinance their student loans if they’re eager for a lower interest rate. The process can be restrictive, since many lenders require U.S. citizenship, strong U.S. credit history or a U.S. citizen co-signer to qualify. There are lenders that specifically […]

      If you have high-interest student loans, student loan refinancing can be an excellent way to lower your rates, reduce your payments and save money. Student loan refinancing is offered by a few types of lenders, including banks, credit unions and online lenders. There are some advantages to refinancing your education debt with a bank rather […]

      To illustrate what summer weather was like from 1920 to 2021, Stacker consulted data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The average, maximum, and minimum temperatures and average precipitation data for each year was gathered from the NOAA’s Time Series database.

      If your federal student loans are administered by FedLoan Servicing, a big change is coming your way. FedLoan Servicing has ended its contract with the U.S. Department of Education, and all current FedLoan borrowers will be transferred to new student loan servicers by the end of 2022.

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