Meet the 2022 Self Financial Scholarship Award Winners

November 7, 2022
Each year, Self holds a scholarship contest to help students accomplish their education goals. We’re proud to announce our three winners for 2022.
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Student Loans

00 College-516640027States With the Most Expensive College Tuition
April 15, 2022
According to data from the National Centers for Education Statistics, enrollment in four-year colleges has more than doubled over the last 50 years, going from a little over five million students in 1970 to nearly 11 million in 2019. Read more.
Which Student Loans Should You Pay Off First Header - 01Which Student Loans Should You Pay Off First?
April 4, 2022
If you have taken out more than one type of student loan, and one of those loans is private, then it’s a good idea to start paying that loan off first. Read more.
student-loans-on-creditDo Student Loans Affect Your Credit Score?
March 25, 2022
Making your student loan payments on time can help your credit score, but if you are late or have missed payments, it may hurt your score. Read more.
filing taxes imageWhat to Expect When Filing Your Tax Return in 2022
March 4, 2022
Tax season is here, and while you might still be gathering your W-2s, there are a few updates and changes that could impact your 2021 return. Read more.
Dispute student loans Header-01How To Dispute Student Loans on Credit Reports
June 28, 2021
Missing a single student loan payment can be detrimental to your credit score, which is why it’s so important to dispute inaccurate information on your credit report and stay on top of payments. Read more.
Here's what student loan forbearance means and what to know about it during uncertain financial times...How Does Student Loan Forbearance Affect Credit Scores?
August 13, 2020
College students are graduating with more student loan debt than ever. While forbearance might offer some relief, make sure you understand the impact it could have on your finances. Read more.
Woman dragging a heavy loan. What Happens When You Default on Student Loans?
August 13, 2020
Here we look at what happens when you miss a student loan payment and some options for avoiding default. Read more.
graduating cap on top of moneyGetting a Student Loan with Bad Credit
May 23, 2019
College is expensive, which is why many students may need to take out student loans. Read on for tips on how to get student loans with no credit or bad credit. Read more.