How to Get Student Aid?

Answer When it comes time to send your teen off to college, you might be wondering where the money for tuition, books and basic living expenses is going to come from. Even if you're an older adult and pla... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Get Student Aid

Do they give student loans to any student or does that student need to have excellent credit?

To qualify for federal Stafford Loan, you must be a full-time student and not fall below half-time status, be a U.S. Citizen, National or permanent resident alien, you can not be in default of any ... Read More »

What is a good student loan lender to consolidate student loans through?

I am assuming these are federal student loans. Federal student loans (stafford, plus, etc) have to be serviced in accordance of what he US Dept of Ed says. This is what consolidastion does regardle... Read More »

Does cosigning for a student loan affect getting student loans myself?

It could affect your ability to get other credit-based loans. Your liability for this debt may be included in computing your debt-to-income ratio and may prevent you from getting approval for other... Read More »

Do you know a student loan that pays directly to the student not the school?

It was probably a private loan from your bank. Other options are Sallie Mae and College Loan Corporation. You'll need to ask upfront about their policies.