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What should you do with your tax refund?

Wondering what to do with your tax refund? Investing in your education may be the right choice. Cami Powell Moa, founder of Powell Accounting Solutions, shares tips on how to make the best use of that...

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  • Apr 07, 2021
  • 4 min read
What should you do with your tax refund?

Wondering what to do with your tax refund? Investing in your education may be the right choice. Cami Powell Moa, founder of Powell Accounting Solutions, shares tips on how to make the best use of that...

  • Oct 16, 2020
  • 3 min read
5 tips for safe online holiday shopping

Learn the best ways to protect your personal information from cybercriminals.

  • Oct 12, 2020
  • 5 min read
8 ways to pay for college

A financial aid professional shares strategies for making college more affordable.

  • Sep 22, 2020
  • 2 min read
Super smart ways to save money at your home or workspace

Working is for earning, not spending! Try these small changes to keep that cash coming in rather than flowing out.

  • Aug 26, 2020
  • 4 min read
UOPX provides community college students a pathway to a more affordable bachelor’s degree

The 3+1 Transfer Program helps save time and money and makes credit transfer a smoother process

  • May 12, 2020
  • 3 min read
I’m at the end of my program — why might my funds be handled differently now?

Many students get to the last academic year in their program and find that disbursements and refunds appear to be handled differently than they had been in the past.  This situation can occur if...

  • May 12, 2020
  • < 1 min read
Pell Grant for 2019-2020

July 1st marks the beginning of a new award year for Federal Student Aid, and along with it, some changes for Pell Grant-eligible students

  • May 08, 2020
  • 2 min read
What is verification, and why was I selected?

To confirm data reported during the Federal Student Aid (FSA) application process, your FAFSA may be selected for verification.  What does this mean for you, and what kind of documentation will be...

  • May 08, 2020
  • 3 min read
Why would my Federal Student Aid disbursement get rescheduled?

You may find your Federal Student Aid (FSA) disbursement dates change during an academic year and not know why. While there are a number of reasons a disbursement might get rescheduled, I’ll...

  • Mar 12, 2020
  • < 1 min read
Reducing the amount you borrow

Many students find they need student loans to help finance their education. While student loans can be useful, other options may also be available.

  • Mar 12, 2020
  • 2 min read
Managing your student loan debt

What options are available to manage your student loan debt? What terms are available for repayment? This article addresses some options.

  • Mar 12, 2020
  • < 1 min read
Late disbursements — where is my financial aid?

There are times when federal financial aid is not disbursed until after the loan period (LP) for which the funds were intended ends. In these cases, federal student aid (FSA) earned prior to...

  • Jan 14, 2020
  • 2 min read
How long does it take for funds to post to my student account?

Generally, your FSA funds will be disbursed in two installments during your academic year and/or loan period. When awarded, these funds will typically be scheduled to disburse in two separate and...

  • Oct 25, 2019
  • 2 min read
Three ways to speed up financial aid processing

Electronically uploading your financial aid documents can save up to a week in processing time over traditional faxing.

  • Sep 13, 2019
  • 2 min read
Post-withdrawal disbursements — where is my financial aid?

When a student withdraws from the University, he or she generally becomes ineligible for future disbursements of federal financial aid. In some cases, however, funds earned prior to withdrawal can...

  • Jul 08, 2019
  • 2 min read
A new award year just started — where is my financial aid?

For federal financial aid, the Federal Student Aid award year begins on July 1st.

  • Aug 23, 2018
  • 2 min read
Are you expecting a credit balance from your federal student aid (FSA)?

Many students using FSA funds ask what happens if they receive more funding than they need to pay for tuition and course materials fees. This article will help answer some of those questions.

  • Mar 01, 2018
  • 2 min read
How we protect your privacy

The protection of student information is something University of Phoenix takes very seriously. We employ several safeguards to ensure your information is protected in accordance with federal law.

  • Apr 14, 2014
  • < 1 min read
Minimize borrowing

April is National Financial Literacy month- a month devoted to helping all Americans learn more about healthy financial habits. At University of Phoenix we are committed to responsible student loan...

  • Apr 09, 2014
  • < 1 min read
Stick to your budget

April is National Financial Literacy month- a month devoted to helping all Americans learn more about healthy financial habits. At University of Phoenix we are committed to responsible student loan...

  • Apr 07, 2014
  • < 1 min read
Partner with your loan servicer

April is National Financial Literacy month- a month devoted to helping all Americans learn more about healthy financial habits.  At University of Phoenix we are committed to responsible student...

  • Apr 08, 2014
  • 2 min read
Know your repayment options

April is National Financial Literacy month- a month devoted to helping all Americans learn more about healthy financial habits.  At University of Phoenix we are committed to responsible student...

  • May 14, 2019
  • 3 min read
You applied for federal student aid (FSA) — what’s next?

The application process for FSA can be confusing, and many students have questions about it. This article will explain the process and help answer some common questions.

  • Apr 29, 2020
  • 2 min read
5 tips for celebrating the holidays on a budget

Why does "the most wonderful time of the year" often end up feeling so stressful? When monthly expenses are hard enough to manage through summer and fall, how can you give your family a beautiful...

  • Apr 29, 2020
  • 2 min read

Get a better handle on what your money is doing at all times

Mobile money management apps you should try

Make healthy money habits a priority by setting up budgets and identifying savings goals.

  • Apr 29, 2020
  • 2 min read

Track your spending to understand your financial reality

The myth of “I’m broke.”

Why tracking your spending is critical to taking charge of your financial life, regardless of your income level.

  • Apr 28, 2020
  • 2 min read

10 questions to ask yourself before you buy

Pause before you purchase

Be strict with yourself when it comes to shopping to ensure your spending supports your long-term goals.

  • Apr 28, 2020
  • 2 min read

Terms you should know as you figure out your finances

Loan language

Understand the difference between federal and private student loans. Federal loans are often more flexible and there are several options.

  • Apr 28, 2020
  • 3 min read
FAFSA 101: How to fill out the form that can help unlock financial aid opportunities

You’ve likely seen these five important letters on your checklist as you prepare to apply for college ―  FAFSA. While they can seem complicated, one thing every student needs to recognize is...

  • Apr 28, 2020
  • 3 min read
Don’t Let Financial Stress Kill Your Dream

Don’t Let Financial Stress Kill Your Dream

  • Apr 28, 2020
  • 2 min read

Six steps to putting your dreams first

Budget for your priorities

Do you care more about your dreams or that $4 cup of coffee? Identify your goals and explore the financial options that can get you there.

  • Apr 28, 2020
  • 3 min read
A scholarship search strategy can help save time and money

Scholarships can be an excellent way to help you pay for a degree and make education more affordable, but not all scholarships are available to all students. Each scholarship has a particular set of...

  • Apr 28, 2020
  • 2 min read

Quick changes to save money and improve home efficiency

5 money-saving home hacks

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