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How to Pay for College with Loans: Explore Your Options

Learn more about the various sources of funding out there and how to pay for college with loans.

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Why Choose Convenience Banking?

In the grand scheme of things, banking is a miniscule percentage of the activities you carry out to build a happy life. However, as a…

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Education Savings Accounts: What Are They Good For?

Education for your child or beneficiary is expensive — and we’re not just talking about college. Public or private K-12 schools can cost the same…

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Tax Benefits for College Students

Did you know you can take advantage of special tax breaks just for college students and their parents? These benefits come in the form of tax credits…

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2020 Scholarship Recipients

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2019 Scholarship Recipients

  Pictured from left to right: Kelly Childress, CEO, Roy Johnston, Chairperson of the Board, Colin Boyd, Maggie Strawoet, and Tanner Althoff. Not pictured: Sydnee…

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Deciphering Your Financial Aid Award Letter

College award letters are a crucial piece of the financial aid puzzle that can ultimately determine which school a student will choose to attend. Student…

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iGrad: Your Financial Education Partner

We’re not just here to provide a student loan. We want to be your financial partner for life. 1st Ed Credit Union is pleased to offer…

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Do You Live For Now Or The Future?

Do you suffer from FOMO? It’s a generational phenomenon, like absinthe was for the Greatest Generation. For those not in the know, FOMO is an…

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1st Ed College Funding Options

Planning for college is an exciting time for the entire family. Being prepared financially is an important consideration. At 1st Ed, we’re here to help.…

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