Hello, New York City; Good Bye, SALT! (Well, Kind Of)

Does the skyline look kind of like stacks of dollar bills to anyone else?
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Today is my last day interning for SALT, and I am moving to New York City as soon as I leave my cubicle.

Us Weekly accepted me as an editorial intern this summer, and I will be working for them for course credit (i.e., without pay). Though that internship will be a huge help for me financially in the long run, living in the Big Apple for 2 months with no income is going to be a struggle.

What Ice Cream Flavor Best Matches Your Spending Habits?

Are you minting it? Maybe mint chocolate chip is your flavor. Hehe.
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Next week in SALT’s home town of Boston, MA the 31st annual Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl will take place. At this event, over 30 flavors of ice cream will be presented from nationally renowned vendors including Ben and Jerry’s, Baskin Robbins, and Breyer’s.

In honor of the three days of all-you-can-eat ice cream right at our doorstep and an event that has raised over $3.5 million for cancer research, we asked our contributors: What ice cream flavor best matches your spending or saving habits and why?

Hashing It Out: #FaceTheRed Part 2!

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In honor of our mini-movie, The Red, we’re hashing it out with our custom tag #FaceTheRed. What’s this hashtag mean? Well, you can use it to show courage about your student loans, admit they exist, or just to talk about money in general.

As part of our $10,000 Face The Red™ sweepstakes (you can still enter!), we asked you to tweet your tips on “saving money by ____” and tag it #FaceTheRed. You faced our task realistically, boldly, creatively, and with some (very far) out of the box thinking. Most of you had advice on cutting food costs.

Learn What Makes You Eligible For A Scholarship [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Need help with your scholarship search? I’ve got a new infographic just for you.
This cheat sheet highlights the most popular scholarship eligibility characteristics. It can help you understand what makes you eligible for a scholarship, so you can better navigate the scholarship search process.

Print out a copy, and check the boxes to see what free money you could be eligible for!…

Our Student Loan Expert Answered Your Questions On Reddit

This little guy is so cute!
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If you’ve kept up with our $10,000 sweepstakes, you know that we urged borrowers to ask Betsy Mayotte, the director of regulatory compliance at American Student Assistance® (our parent company) anything about their student loans.

Betsy knows her stuff—she helps borrowers, schools, and lenders follow higher education rules—and you guys had some great questions. Here are a few that we thought were especially helpful.…