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October 9, 2013

Repaying Student Loans

Repay-loans

Almost 60% of students today have borrowed an education loan to help pay for college. Currently, there is between $902 billion and $1 trillion in outstanding education loan debt among American students. If you or someone you know has participated in the Federal education loan program(s), you’ve come to the right place to learn about […]

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September 9, 2013

6 Budgeting & Saving Tips for College Students

Budgeting and saving can be a challenge–especially for college students who may or may not be working full-time. The tips we’d like to share are ideas you may have heard elsewhere, but these never go out of style! But first, let’s count on Bill Cosby for a little humor on budgeting: Tip #1: Make a […]

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June 17, 2013

Top 5 Ways to Minimize Student Loan Debt

Minimize-loans

As of February 2013, there are some 37 million Americans who owe some kind of education loan. For this reason, student debt is a hot topic on the press. At FRCC, the most common education loan students utilize is the Federal Direct Stafford Loan. Without going into the nitty gritty of what qualifies you for […]

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April 3, 2013

Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft

ID-theft

During Financial Aid’s “Financial Literacy Week” in February, we had the pleasure of hosting Hazel Heckers from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Students and staff learned extremely helpful information about identity theft. Identity Theft Defined Identity theft is growing and it’s estimated that up to 50% of Americans will be a victim at some […]

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