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5 Ways to Lower the Cost of Tuition

  • by Dupaco Staff
  • August 1st, 2018

If you’re considering financing your college education with the help of a student loan, the smartest thing you can do for yourself is to only borrow what you truly need. (This advice applies to pretty much all loan products, by…

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5 reasons to take advantage of a college savings plan

  • by Dupaco Staff
  • May 29th, 2018

The high cost of higher education continues to rise. Americans carry nearly $1.5 trillion in student debt, with the average undergraduate student owing $37,172 in student loans, according to a CNBC story. Not surprisingly, student debt will likely become one of…

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Dupaco Foundation to award college scholarship money in 2018

  • by Dupaco Staff
  • February 9th, 2018

Applications for the 2018 Dupaco R.W. Hoefer Foundation College Scholarship Program are now available. The program will award up to 10 non-renewable $2,000 college scholarships to full-time, first-year students planning to attend an accredited community college, trade school, technical college or…

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Take control of your student debt

  • by Dupaco Staff
  • November 28th, 2017

When you’re drowning in student loan debt, it can be hard to see the light at the end of the repayment tunnel. U.S. households are carrying $1.34 trillion in student loans, making it the second largest category of debt, according to…

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Start taking control of your student debt

  • by Dupaco Staff
  • October 27th, 2017

When you’re drowning in student loan debt, it can be hard to see the light at the end of the repayment tunnel. U.S. households are carrying $1.34 trillion in student loans, making it the second largest category of debt, according to…

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Why college students should consider credit

  • by Dupaco Staff
  • October 23rd, 2017

When Ben Strautmann turned 18, credit cards didn’t have a good reputation in his family. So, he was in no hurry to apply for a card of his own. “I think it’s healthy to talk about the dangers of credit cards,…

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Avoid scams while applying for financial aid

  • by Dupaco Staff
  • October 6th, 2017

The college financial aid season is back. And students can begin filing their Free Application for Federal Student Aid for the 2018-19 academic year. It’s important to fill out the FAFSA, which is used to determine student financial aid eligibility, as…

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Financial tips for the non-traditional students

  • by Dupaco Staff
  • August 30th, 2017

Fresh-faced students aren’t the only ones returning to college campuses. A growing number of non-traditional students are taking their places in classrooms across the country, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Spencer Smith is one of them. Smith, who…

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