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Understand Financial Aid Definitions

Understand Financial Aid Definitions- a Glossary The terminology used in college financial aid award letters can be confusing. Here’s a quick guide to some frequently used terms, some financial aid definitions: Cost of attendance: The total price of going to a particular college. It includes tuition, fees, room, board, books, supplies, meal plan, and other […]

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Understand Your Summer Paycheck

Ever wonder what happens to the money in your paychecks from your summer job? You’ll soon find out that you’re not the only one who has claims on what you earn! It’s important that you understand your summer paycheck. Why Don’t You Get All of Your Earnings? Example: You work 25 hours over a two-week […]

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Financial Advice for New Graduates

Are you a recent college graduate, or going to get your diploma this Spring? Or, do you have a new college graduate in your family or as a close friend. If so, this financial advice for new graduates my be important for you or those who are close to you… For the Graduate… You did […]

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La Pine High School Credit Union Branch

Mid Oregon Opens First Student-Run Credit Union Branch in Central Oregon! La Pine High School branch location offers experiential on-site career training; provides all students with real-world money management experiences. The newest branch of Mid Oregon Credit Union has been open for nearly two weeks, but it’s understandable that you haven’t noticed—it’s not accessible to […]

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Six Ways to Save in College

Colleges in Central Oregon Most of us in Central Oregon are very excited about Oregon State University Cascades and what it will bring for our region. As it grows and adds degrees and programs, and the relevance to our economy and culture expands, it is becoming more attractive as a destination college. COCC continues to […]