Lauren Ward is a personal finance writer covering student loans, credit, investing, and more. In addition to writing for BestColleges, her work has been featured on a variety of platforms, including The Balance, Money Under 30, and Her Money. She lives in Virginia with her husband and three children.
ResourceWhat to Know About Grad PLUS Loans
September 22, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
ResourceWhat Is a Coverdell ESA?
September 8, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
ResourceWhat to Do When Your Parents Refuse to Fill Out the FAFSA
September 7, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
ResourceWhat Happens to Student Loans When You Drop Out?
September 7, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
ResourceShould I Take Out a Home Equity Loan for College?
August 12, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
ResourceFAFSA Income Limits: How Much Income Is Too Much?
August 12, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
BlogHow to Ask Someone to Cosign a Student Loan
July 5, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
ResourceHow to Get a College Application Fee Waiver
July 5, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
ResourceHow to Pay for College in Prison
June 28, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
ResourceCan You Get Financial Aid With a Felony?
June 23, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
BlogBest Student Bank Accounts in 2022
Dana Sitar, Lauren Ward
March 1, 2021 • ~6 Min Read