Avoid scams when trying to make Christian colleges more affordable
No matter which Christian university students of faith pursue their degree at, they understand that costs will accumulate over the course of their academic career. In order to graduate on time without draining their bank account, individuals may look for ways to make their education more affordable. However, in their quest to lower college costs, degree seekers need to be careful not to fall for scams.
To help students avoid being taken advantage of, “The Morning Show” on New England Cable News recently spoke with Paula Fleming, the Better Business Bureau’s (BBB) vice president of communications and marketing. Fleming highlighted the importance of practicing caution when it comes to tracking down financial assistance.
If students come across an organization that is offering a scholarship, Fleming suggests they visit BBB.org, where they will find the company’s BBB Business Review. This will help those in need of financial assistance know whether or not an award is being offered by a legitimate entity.
At the same time, the Federal Trade Commission states that any scholarship program that asks for a credit card or bank account number is most likely a scam.