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Beware Back-to-School Scams!

By Wasatch Peaks on August 3, 2020

Back-to-school season means a flurry of shopping — and a flurry of scams. Scammers know that students and their parents are caught up in a frenzy of preparations and errands and are, therefore, more likely to fall victim to schemes. As you get ready for school, look out for these scams targeting college students and parents of private school students that tend to peak before the start of the school year.

Topics: Student Loans College Scams Security
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All You Need to Know About Applying for FAFSA

By Wasatch Peaks on December 5, 2019

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) season is in full swing! Whether you’re a college student, a high school senior or you’re seeking financial aid for your college-age child, it’s time to fill out those forms. The rules and deadlines can be confusing, but we’re here to help. We have answered all your questions on applying for FAFSA.

Topics: Student Loans College
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Reducing Debt Ahead of Applying for a Mortgage

By Wasatch Peaks on November 25, 2019

If you’re thinking about applying for a mortgage loan in the near future, a major topic to consider is your debt. Lenders will consider your entire financial and credit picture when determining the types of loans and rates you qualify for, and the debt you carry and your history repaying it will be key among the factors they look at.

Topics: Budgeting Credit Cards Student Loans Home Tips Mortgage Loans