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  • Valore Launches Program Designed for Bookstores to Acquire Dramatically More Used Textbook Inventory Online
    wpadmin - February 23, 2015
    BOSTON, Feb. 23, 2015 – Valore, a collection of online education brands, today launched ValoreBooks Source, a program designed to enable college bookstores to dramatically expand their access to used textbook inventory. Unique to the industry, this program offers bookstores the ability to participate as a buyer in the ValoreBooks marketplace, which allows them to acquire […]
  • Valore, Formerly SimpleTuition, Debuts New Brand Coming Off Record Year
    wpadmin - January 29, 2015
    BOSTON, Jan. 29, 2015 — Valore, a collection of online education brands, today launched its new corporate identity that encompasses ValoreBooks, SimpleTuition and SmarterBucks. Formerly SimpleTuition, Inc., Valore has built a comprehensive set of tools and one of the biggest online textbook marketplaces designed to save millions of students money on textbooks and improve economics […]
  • ValoreBooks and SALT Announce a New $2,000 “Student Loan Smackdown” on Student Debt
    wpadmin - May 6, 2014
    BOSTON, May 6, 2014  — ValoreBooks, the textbooks subsidiary of SimpleTuition, Inc. and SALT™ (www.saltmoney.org), a free, non-profit backed educational resource for tackling student debt, have just partnered on a campaign to eradicate $2,000 in student loan debt for one lucky U.S. student this spring, as part of a broader effort to help students manage […]
  • ValoreBooks and SALT Announce $7,500 “Student Loan Smackdown” on Student Debt
    wpadmin - November 6, 2013
    Boston, MA – November 6, 2013 – ValoreBooks, the textbooks subsidiary of SimpleTuition, Inc. and SALT™, a free educational resource for tackling student debt, have just partnered on a campaign to eradicate $7,500 in student loan debt for one lucky U.S. student this fall. This campaign is part of a broader effort to help students […]
  • ValoreBooks Offers Customers the Chance to Earn Student Loan Payments by Selling Back Their Used iPhone
    wpadmin - September 17, 2013
    Boston, MA – September 17, 2013 – ValoreBooks, the leading online textbook marketplace, is offering a unique spin on the traditional electronics buyback model as part of its ongoing effort to help students save money on the costs of college. Today customers who sell back their used iPhone® or iPad® through ValoreBooks can elect to […]
  • SmarterBucks Launches SmarterBucks Blog
    wpadmin - June 17, 2013
    Boston, MA – June 17, 2013 – SmarterBucks®, a revolutionary rewards program that helps pay down your student loans faster, announced today the launch of the SmarterBucks Blog. The SmarterBucks Blog aims to take an action-oriented approach to student debt management, and provide content that helps explain the confusing world of student loans in everyday, […]
  • SmarterBucks Launches SmarterBucks Surveys
    wpadmin - June 11, 2013
    Boston, MA – June 11, 2013 – SmarterBucks®, a revolutionary rewards program that helps pay down your student loans faster, announced today a new feature called SmarterBucks Surveys. This feature allows members to earn additional rewards at no cost-simply by taking online surveys. Those rewards, along with any other SmarterBucks rewards a member has earned, […]
  • SimpleTuition Closes $4 Million Series D Funding Round
    wpadmin - May 16, 2013
    Boston, MA – May 16, 2013 – SimpleTuition, Inc., a leader in providing tools and resources that help students pay less for college-related expenses and be smarter about how to manage their student debt, today announced it has closed a $4 million Series D funding round. This round of funding was led by previous investors […]
  • SmarterBucks is offering $10 in extra student loan payments to every borrower in the country
    wpadmin - April 24, 2013
    Boston, Mass. – April 24, 2013 – SmarterBucks®, a revolutionary rewards program that helps pay down your student loans faster, today shared details of the Earn $5 Get $10 promotion. New SmarterBucks members who sign up before September 15, 2013 and earn their first $5 in rewards by the end of the year get their […]
  • SmarterBucks Unveils Gifting of Rewards
    wpadmin - February 13, 2013
    Boston, Mass. – February 13, 2013 – SmarterBucks®, a revolutionary rewards program that helps pay down your student loans faster, announced today gifting of rewards, a new feature which allow friends and family to earn rewards on behalf of a loved one struggling with student debt. (https://www.smarterbucks.com/gifting). With gifting of rewards, anyone can sign up […]
  • SimpleTuition Closes 2012 with Record Achievements
    wpadmin - January 22, 2013
    Boston, Mass. – January 22, 2013 – SimpleTuition, Inc., the leading provider of tips, advice and interactive tools that help students save on college-related expenses, today shared a look back at 2012 including the launch of its innovative SmarterBucks® program to help pay down any student loan and the acquisition of ValoreBooks to offer discounted […]
  • SmarterBucks Launches Marketplace, Offering Savings and Rewards That Help Pay Down Your Student Loans
    wpadmin - November 20, 2012
    Boston, Mass. – November 20, 2012 – SmarterBucks®, a revolutionary rewards program that helps pay down your student loans faster, launched the SmarterBucks Marketplace with hundreds of merchants. At the SmarterBucks Marketplace members can score great deals on their favorite brands and earn between 2%-16% back in rewards that will help them reduce their student […]
  • SimpleTuition Launches Private Student Loan Refinance Center
    wpadmin - October 22, 2012
    Boston, Mass. – October 22, 2012 – SimpleTuition, Inc., the leading provider of tips, advice and interactive tools that help students save on college-related expenses, announced today the launch of its new Private Loan Refinance Center to help graduates source loans from the leading lenders in the market and find a more manageable repayment plan […]
  • SmarterBank Announces Winner of $25,000 #CrushStudentDebt Sweepstakes
    wpadmin - October 9, 2012
    Boston, Mass. – October 9, 2012 – SmarterBank® announced today the winner of its $25,000 #CrushStudentDebt Sweepstakes. The winner, randomly selected from thousands of entrants, is Katie Tressel, a junior at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky. The winnings will pay off student loans from her freshman and sophomore years, as well as her upcoming loans […]
  • ValoreBooks Textbook Rental Marketplace Sees Explosive Growth
    wpadmin - September 26, 2012
    Boston, Mass. – September 26, 2012 – ValoreBooks, the leading online textbook marketplace offering sales of new and used textbooks as well as rentals, today reported explosive growth in its textbook rental marketplace this past season. While the rental market has become saturated with providers, textbook rental growth on ValoreBooks continues to outpace traditional sales […]
  • SimpleTuition Acquires ValoreBooks Textbook Marketplace
    wpadmin - September 10, 2012
    Boston, Mass. – September 10, 2012 – SimpleTuition, Inc., the leading provider of tips, advice and interactive tools that help students save on college-related expenses, announced today the acquisition of ValoreBooks, an online textbook marketplace which offers huge discounts on new and used textbooks as well as rentals. “SimpleTuition is dedicated to helping students and […]
  • SmarterBank Announces $25,000 #CrushStudentDebt Sweepstakes
    wpadmin - May 1, 2012
    Boston, Mass. – May 1, 2012 – SmarterBank™ announced today the launch of the #CrushStudentDebt Sweepstakes, the winner of which will receive up to $25,000 to pay down (or completely crush) their student loan debt. Beginning today, students, graduates, parents or anyone with student debt can enter the sweepstakes at www.crushstudentdebt.com. “Recent graduates are living […]
  • SmarterBank Launches to Help Crush Student Debt
    wpadmin - April 4, 2012
    Boston, Mass. – April 4, 2012 – SmarterBank™ announced today the launch of a new checking account that earns free rewards that help pay down any student loan. Designed for anyone with student loan debt, SmarterBank offers a full-featured online checking account that is accompanied by a revolutionary rewards program, called SmarterBucks. This program automatically […]
  • PayBackSmarter.com Now Used by Over 40 Colleges and Universities for Exit Counseling and as a Loan Repayment Resource
    wpadmin - March 27, 2012
    Boston, Mass. – March 27, 2012 – SimpleTuition, Inc., the leading provider of interactive tools that help students save on college-related expenses, today announced that PayBackSmarter.com (http://www.paybacksmarter.com/), the smarter way to understand student loan repayment options, has already become a valuable resource for 40+ schools in its first 3 weeks after launch. The free site […]
  • SimpleTuition Launches PayBackSmarter.com to Help Graduates Manage Student Loan Repayment
    wpadmin - March 6, 2012
    Boston, Mass. – March 6, 2012 – SimpleTuition, Inc., the leading provider of tips, advice and interactive tools that help students save on college-related expenses, today announced the launch of PayBackSmarter.com (http://www.paybacksmarter.com/), the smarter way to understand student loan repayment options, all on one page. The site shows college students and graduates how to find […]
  • SimpleTuition Launches Student Deals to Provide Discounts on College Expenses, Not Skydiving
    wpadmin - August 18, 2011
    Boston, Mass. – August 18th, 2011 – SimpleTuition, Inc., the leading provider of tips, advice and interactive tools that help students save on college-related expenses, serving more than 20% of college students in 2010, today announced the launch of Student Deals which offers discounts on the products and services students need to survive. “The explosion […]
  • SimpleTuition’s New Web Tool Lets Families Decide What They Pay for Any College
    wpadmin - March 14, 2011
    Boston, Mass. – March 14, 2011 – SimpleTuition, Inc., the leading online destination for services that help families save on college costs, today announced the release of a service to allow families to customize financial aid awards from any college. The new tool, accessible from SimpleTuition.com, is a quick, easy and free way for students […]
  • SimpleTuition Launches College Cash Giveaway
    wpadmin - June 16, 2010
    Boston, Mass. – June 16, 2010 – SimpleTuition, Inc., the premier destination for personalized student loan research and comparison, today announced its College Cash Giveaway. Starting today, college students can enter to randomly win a $500 cash prize. Prize can be used for tuition, room & board, books and travel. There are three opportunities to […]
  • Uncertain Economic Times Intensify Need for Private Student Loans
    wpadmin - April 6, 2010
    Boston, Mass. – April 6, 2010 – Amidst a still-struggling economy and confusion in the market over recent student loan legislation, SimpleTuition, Inc. explains that college financing options, including private student loans, remain readily available. The student loan provision in the recently passed Health Reform Act took private banks out of the federal student loan business, […]
  • Paying For College In 2010? Understand The Financial Aid Process And Prepare To Navigate The Hurdles Ahead
    wpadmin - February 10, 2010
    BOSTON, MA – February 10, 2010 – Thousands of high school seniors across the country are in the midst of submitting college applications, and for most, the issue of how to cover tuition costs is already top of mind. Whereas only a few years ago paying for college was a challenge, in 2010 it’s downright […]
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