Category Archives: Student Finance

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Can student loans hurt your credit score?

How do student loans affect credit?

For many people just out of college, student loans are a gigantic weight around their neck. 44.2 million Americans have student loan debt to pay back, and overall they owe $1.44 trillion. These huge numbers show that student loans are just a part of getting a degree for most of America. Your student loans affect many aspects of your life, like your credit score. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Reasons to Build Credit

Importance of having a credit score

For those just starting out, the world of credit and financing can be confusing. There are many different claims about the importance of credit and the best ways to build it. If you have taken out a loan in the past, whether it was for school or a car, you will already have credit built. In order to maintain a good credit score, you have to make your monthly payment. It is likely that you will have to establish credit, but how you go about it can affect your ability to qualify for loans in the future. Read the rest of this entry >>

Teaching Children About Money and Finance

How Can I Teach Kids About Money and Finance?

Teaching Children About Money and Finance

It’s never too early to start teaching children about money and finance, but what is the best way to model and teach important financial principles? If you have ever asked “How can I teach kids about money and finance?” here are a few ideas to help you get started helping your children learn about budgeting, saving, and making good spending choices.  Read the rest of this entry >>

No Credit Car Loans in Green Bay WI

Can I Get a Car Loan with No Credit?

Whether you are a young person starting out, or something has wiped away your credit history, you may be struggling to get a car loan without credit. Fortunately, here at Broadway Auto Credit, the answer to the question “Can I Get a Car Loan with No Credit?” is yes. Keep reading to learn more about no credit car loans in Green Bay WI. Read the rest of this entry >>

Who Can Be a Cosigner?

Who Can Be a Cosigner?

What is a cosigner? A cosigner is a person with good credit who signs on a loan so that someone with minimal or bad credit can get a loan. The cosigner can help someone get much better financing than they otherwise would be able to receive, but the cosigner must be willing to accept responsibility for the loan if the main person cannot pay it back. But who can be a cosigner? Read the rest of this entry >>

What is FAFSA?

What Student Aid Should You Apply For?

Students all across the Unites States are working their way steadily toward the end of the school year. For many, that signifies nothing but the glorious days of summer. For others, it means applying for colleges, and working on the most effective ways to pay for classes for the coming fall. If you or a student in your life is considering what student aid you should apply for, keep reading to learn what is FAFSA, and other common student finance questions. Read the rest of this entry >>