Smart Money Management

Loper and Ascent are here to empower your financial well-being. Learn all about paying for college from the pros and dive into resources that will give you budgeting hacks, smart savings plans, and so much more! 

The Ultimate Guide to Paying for College

Get ready to take on the complicated and ever-changing world of funding your college education! Use these insider tips to help you launch your journey to paying for college.
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The Ultimate Guide to Paying for College

Funding Strategies

Paying for College

Explore Ascent loans and scholarships to manage your college expenses effectively. 

College Loans

Explore Ascent’s award-winning undergraduate and graduate student loans. Find your best student loan option in minutes - NO application fees.


Win scholarships with Ascent to cover tuition, books, rent, and more! We pay you directly and you choose how to spend it. PLUS, you will always have multiple chances to win each month.

Quick Tips

Financial Skills Kickstart

Wondering how to manage your money wisely? These quick video guides are your starting point to build solid financial habits. 
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Student Finance 101

Explore what financial wellness means for students and learn about a few key things that can impact your financial wellness.  
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Budgeting in College

Master the art of managing money with practical tips for budgeting effectively while pursing your education. 

Money Management Resources

Essential Financial Resources

Master Your Money

Learn to manage money wisely with foundational tips for budgeting and saving. 

Loan Terms Decoded

Get a clear explanation of common loan terms with this straightforward, downloadable guide.