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Paying for School: Student Loans 101

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Aug 14, 2017 2:00:00 PM

In a few short weeks the 2017-2018 school year will be upon us. If you, or your student, is entering college, this year will be very different than the last twelve. Sure, you'll still need to pick out a book bag, stock up on supplies and try on some new jeans - but you may also be taking your first disbursement of a student loan. When used wisely, student loans are an effective way to cover college costs. Too often, we see young adults graduating from college buried by debt. This means that great new job they scored pays for debt rather than a new car. It also often means more time in mom's basement before they get their first place. If you want to go from dorm-life to independent life, get educated about more than just microbiology. The best way to manage your loans is to be educated about the terms of your loan and thoughtful about when and how much you borrow.

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Topics: College budget, College planning, student loans

Who should apply for the 2017 Community Choice Foundation Scholarship?

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Dec 27, 2016 1:25:40 PM

The 2017 Community Choice Foundation scholarship is open and accepting applications from high school seniors. Here's who should apply for the scholarship, and why. 

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Topics: Michigan scholarships, College budget, Scholarships, College planning, Scholars

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