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Reminder to May 2016 Graduates

May 24, 2016

Congratulations!  Please be reminded that your May bill must be paid in full in order for you to be financially clear to receive your diploma at Commencement.  Your school will inform you of any additional requirements for financial clearance. 

Beware of Student Loan Scams

March 31, 2016

Many third party "debt relief" companies offer fee-based services such as loan counseling, consolidation, and helping borrowers choose the right repayment plan. These companies are not representatives of the Department of Education or Harvard University. Federal loan servicers are available to assist and will never charge a fee. If you need help choosing a repayment plan, or are in repayment and have questions, start here.

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Managing Summer Vacation Expenses

From 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy:

"Summer is supposed to be the time of sunny days and warm nights. Instead, most American adults equate summer with financial anxiety, according to a new telephone survey conducted for the AICPA by Harris Poll. The costs of summer are stressful for everyone. The following tips that you can use right away to get started saving for and reducing summer vacation expenses."

  • Create a summer budget
  • Don't be a weekend warrior-plan mid-week adventures
  • Hunt for discount coupons
  • Look for freebies
  • Sell unwanted items