Fight back against the increasing cost of college

August 28, 2013

Fight back against the increasing cost of college

If this year’s tuition bill is bigger than last year’s, then you’re a victim of the increasing cost of college. Here are five ways to battle back and keep it cheap: Compare your private student loans. Finding the perfect student loan for you, with the lowest interest rate possible, can save you literally thousands of [...]

Saving more now means borrowing less over time

August 20, 2013

Saving more now means borrowing less over time

College is expensive enough already, so why should getting ready for school cost another bucket of money? But let’s face it. You need a computer. You need furniture. You need clothes, textbooks, supplies, and a ton of laundry detergent. The key is keeping it cheap: Compare your student loans. Knowing your options and finding the [...]

Tactics for choosing the right private student loan

August 14, 2013

Tactics for choosing the right private student loan

The world of student lending is confusing. But here’s a general rule to make it easier: always take out federal student loans before you consider the private option. Federal student loans are often cheaper and have more favorable repayment terms. Plus most students qualify. Start by filling out a FAFSA (if you haven’t already). But [...]

Your battle against high textbook prices starts here

August 6, 2013

Your battle against high textbook prices starts here

If you think textbooks cost more than they should, then welcome to the club. So do we. Fortunately our sister-company, ValoreBooks, helps you buy or rent the books you need at prices you can actually afford. We compare millions of books from thousands of sellers, meaning you save up to 90% off everything! But did [...]

How to tackle your tuition bill in 4 easy steps

July 30, 2013

How to tackle your tuition bill in 4 easy steps

Summer is in full swing. If you’re not melting from heat stroke, you’re probably worrying about how you’re going to pay for next semester’s tuition bill. The good news is there’s still time to find the money you need. Here’s how: Compare your private student loans. The lending rates and benefits of private student loans [...]