Housing Loans

Home Loan for Regular Purchase The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Home Loan program guarantees loans made to eligible Veterans, Servicemembers, Reservists, National Guard members and certain surviving spouses.Compare Rural Housing: Farm Labor Housing Loans and Grants The Farm Labor Housing Loan and Grant program provides capital financing for the development of housing for domestic… Continue reading Housing Loans

Education Loans

Direct PLUS Loans Direct PLUS Loans are unsubsidized loans for the parents of dependent students and for graduate/professional students. PLUS Loans help pay for education expenses up to the cost of attendance minus all other financial assistance. Interest is charged during all periods.Compare Financial Aid Programs Federal Perkins Loans help financially needy undergraduate and graduate… Continue reading Education Loans

Business Loans

Economic Injury Disaster Loans The Small Business Administration’s (SBA) disaster loans are the primary form of Federal assistance for the repair and rebuilding of non-farm, private sector disaster losses. The disaster loan program is the only form of SBA assistance not limited to small businesses.Compare Indian Loan Guaranty, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program The purpose… Continue reading Business Loans

Agricultural Loans

Farm Operating Loans (Direct and Guaranteed) The Farm Service Agency (FSA) offers farm operating loans to family farmers and ranchers to promote, build and sustain family farms in support of a thriving agricultural economy. Fisheries Finance Program The Fisheries Finance Program (FFP) is a direct government loan program that provides long term financing for the… Continue reading Agricultural Loans

Who can get a grant?

Who is Eligible? Determining whether you are eligible to apply for and receive a federal grant is very important. If you are not legally eligible for a specific funding opportunity, you would waste a lot of time and money completing the application process when you cannot actually receive the grant. When considering eligibility, the first… Continue reading Who can get a grant?

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Finance Your Business

COVID-19 Small Business Loans The Small Business Administration (SBA) offers programs that can help your business if it’s been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) ended on May 31, 2021. It offered loans to help small businesses and non-profits keep their workers employed. If you follow the guidelines, your… Continue reading Finance Your Business

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Help Buying a New Home

Programs to Help You Pay for a Home The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) offers a variety of federal programs that may be able to help you purchase a home if you qualify for assistance: FHA Loans for First-Time Homebuyers The Federal Housing Administration (FHA), part of HUD, insures mortgages, making it easier… Continue reading Help Buying a New Home

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Manage and Repay Student Loans

Repay a Student Loan Whether you’re still in school or you’ve already graduated, it’s important to start planning how you’ll repay your loan. To ensure your payments are manageable, find out about selecting repayment plans. Or, learn how to contact your loan originator to address any questions you may have. Learn about COVID emergency relief for… Continue reading Manage and Repay Student Loans

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