The “new normal”. Hopefully the new normal includes seeing many more students, safely back on campus, enjoying the higher education journey. With that being said, we are happy to announce that this year, RISLA is offering our lowest student loan rates in our history of offering non-federal, private student loans for students attending school.
Jun 1, 2021 2:31:58 PM
Jan 7, 2021 1:54:04 PM
Gone are the days when your parents told you when it was time to wake up, do your homework, clean your room, or do your laundry. College is the time when you are transitioning from being a teenager to a real adult (liberating and scary, I know)!
In order to be successful, self discipline is essential. When you don't have anyone telling you what to do, it can be very difficult to turn down a sporting event or party so you can write a paper or study. But without self-discipline, you could find yourself falling behind on your school work which can be difficult to recover from.
Topics: Borrowing for College
Aug 20, 2020 11:32:00 AM
At RISLA, we have some exciting news to share with our community. Last week, Forbes Advisor ranked RISLA in the Top 3 of the Best Private Student Loan Lenders for 2020.
Jul 23, 2020 1:12:29 PM
Topics: Borrowing for College
Jul 9, 2020 1:35:00 PM
If you’re headed back to school in the fall or are already enrolled at a college or university, it’s time to start thinking about how you might pay for the upcoming semester. Do scholarships and grants alone cover your tuition? Or do you need to borrow money for college to fill in the financial gap? One option that is almost always available is a payment plan. This could be a good option for you and your family.
Jun 11, 2020 11:30:00 AM
Remember to limit the amount you borrow! For every dollar you borrow, you will have to pay back more than that dollar with interest.
May 29, 2020 1:14:15 PM
Moving Onward and Upward for the 20/21 Academic Year
What a year 2020 has been to date with so many changes and unknowns now a part of our daily lives due to the coronavirus pandemic. But one thing that hasn’t changed is needing options to help pay for college.
Mar 25, 2020 11:01:57 AM
Nov 26, 2018 1:20:00 PM
Research conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that students who work less than twenty hours per week have a higher GPA than non-working students. Due to the rising costs of college and declining affordability, working while in college is necessary for many students as they use this income to support themselves financially while being away from home. The more students earn while in college, the less they will have to borrow to pay for school and working while in school also helps students learn to keep themselves organized, manage their time, and understand how to prioritize.
Sep 13, 2018 4:43:00 PM
There’s no better time to learn how to skimp and save than when you are in college! Chances are, you’re on a tight budget. We all know the stress that comes with such restriction, so we’ve put together this handy list of ways to penny-pinch.