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College Savings | Making Higher Education Affordable


Making College Affordable: A Comprehensive Guide with Traditions Bank

The aspiration of higher education is widespread, but the financial journey can be overwhelming. At Traditions Bank, we’re committed to guiding families through this journey. From understanding the essence of early savings to our exclusive offerings like the Her Traditions Scholarship Program and CD, this guide aims to make the path to higher education smoother.

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Achieving financial wellness means making informed decisions, especially when it comes to significant investments like college. Integrating college savings into your financial plan early allows the magic of compound interest to work in your favor. Consistency is the key; over time, even small contributions can accumulate into a substantial fund.

If you’re interested in getting started, consider discussing savings account options with our Personal Banking team at your nearest Traditions Bank branch. Traditions Bank offers convenient options to save on a child’s behalf and plan for their future. Taking our Financial Personality Indicator is a great first step for financial wellness and understanding the best way for you to get the most out of your and your child’s savings.

Unlocking the World of Scholarships

The scholarship landscape can be vast and overwhelming. Here are some strategies to navigate it:

• Local First: Starting with local scholarships can increase your chances due to fewer applicants.
• Leverage Connections: Engage with school guidance counselors and explore scholarships from organizations you’re affiliated with.
• Essays Matter: A well-crafted essay can be repurposed for multiple scholarships, making it a valuable asset.
• Beyond Scholarships: Consider grants and loans and start with FAFSA. Traditions Bank’s partnership with Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) enhances college affordability for our customers, raises awareness, and provides valuable resources.

While navigating the broad spectrum of scholarships, it’s essential to recognize specialized programs that cater to specific groups. Traditions Bank’s Her Traditions Scholarship Program is one such initiative that champions women in leadership roles. So, as you explore the scholarship landscape, remember to seek opportunities that align with your values and long-term goals.

Her Traditions Scholarship Program & CD

Traditions Bank recognizes the diverse leadership roles women undertake across various industries. With the Her Traditions Scholarship Program, we aim to celebrate and encourage women to achieve their potential. This program offers multiple scholarship awards to empower women to chase their dreams. The scholarship is not just a financial aid; it’s a testament to our commitment to supporting women who lean into leadership roles.

The 10 Month Her Traditions Scholarship CD lets anyone earn a competitive rate and contribute to a noble cause. Traditions Bank commits to adding funds to the Her Traditions Scholarship fund based on the amount of deposits to this account product. This means more people can benefit, allowing us to maximize the impact of the scholarship fund without additional cost to our customers.

Traditions Bank: A Pillar of Financial Education

The world of grants, scholarships, and lending is dynamic. The journey might appear daunting, but many resources await those who seek them. Always remember to reach out, ask questions, and stay informed.

Keen on delving deeper into college savings with Traditions Bank? Reach out to us today and embark on a well-informed financial journey.

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