Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Watch Out for Student Loan Scams!

I found this video detailing student loan scams from CBS News Video.

Even though the report is from 2007, the information is still relevant. You are given things to watch out for in order to a student loan scam. Also, how you can check to see if a student loan program is too good to be true.

You can check previous posts where I have given information on how to avoid scams.

Here are a few more articles.
Common Scholarship Scams

The Federal Trade Commission has a list of warning signs, including a list of defendants who are accused of student loan and scholarship scams.

Remember, this weekend is College Goal Sunday, where you can get help on your FAFSA:

You can find out when and where in your state the event is occurring. Also, you can find out what you need to bring in order to receive help.

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