Federal Loan Consolidation May Not Benefit All Student Borrowers
Federal loan consolidation is an option that may help borrowers manage repayment of their federal student loans, particularly if they still have Federal Stafford/Direct Loans with variable interest rates. But, consolidation may not be right for all borrowers, particularly for those who now only have federal student loans with fixed interest rates. According to Jeffrey E. Hanson, director of borrower education services at Access Group, a nonprofit student loan provider, "Borrowers may be able to Read More...
Federal Pell Grants
The Federal Pell Grant is a grant program initiated by the federal government to help college students pay for their education. They are awarded to students studying for their first bachelor’s degree. They are not available for graduate students. The other criteria are the Expected Family Contribution, the cost of attendance, whether you're a full-time or part-time student, and whether you attend school for a full academic year or not. These factors can also effect your eligibility and the amoun Read More...
Federal Grants For Small Business
Starting your own enterprise is everyone’s dream. The main restraint is, of course, the money. The Federal government provides assistance for entrepreneurs who want to excel by means of grants under different schemes. This is particularly done in the case of small businesses, as small businesses can effectively improve the status of the economy at the grassroots level. The task is only to identify the right grant. The United States is the only country that gives billions of dollars as Federal gr Read More...