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Five Accounts Every Student-Athlete Should Consider

BLOG | STUDENT ATHLETES

2 min read | June 4, 2024

It’s crucial for student-athletes to establish healthy financial habits. One aspect of this is ensuring you have the proper financial accounts set up. Read on to learn more about the types of accounts student-athletes should consider.

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How NIL is Changing the Game for Student-Athletes in Michigan

BLOG | STUDENT ATHLETES

2 min read | March 5, 2024

Since July 2021, the NCAA has allowed student athletes to participate in NIL opportunities without jeopardizing their eligibility for scholarships. This has created a new source of income for many college athletes, especially in Michigan.

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Alston Awards and Their Tax Implications

BLOG | STUDENT ATHLETES

2 min read | January 23, 2024

NIL deals were introduced allowing student athletes to make money off their Name, Image, and Likeness. This is the main way student athletes earn money, but there is another opportunity for income deriving from a lawsuit: Alston awards. 

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Student Athletes and Mental Health: Why It Matters

BLOG | STUDENT ATHLETES

1 min read | December 27, 2023

Student-athletes carry the stress of performance excellence while juggling classes and homework, practices, workouts, and time with family and friends. Mental health disorders can show up differently for everyone. Here’s what to look for.

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A Winning Strategy: The Game of College

BLOG | STUDENT ATHLETES

2 min read | November 9, 2023

College can feel like a fast-paced game. Your favorite squad relies on teamwork, skills and a plan to succeed. To be successful in college, try taking a similar approach. Learn how to apply these same strategies by considering a sporty analogy in our blog.

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Sports and Studies: Finding the Balance

BLOG | STUDENT ATHLETES

2 min read | October 24, 2023

Finding and keeping the perfect balance between studies and sports takes commitment and focus for student-athletes. Time management, support, and self-care are fantastic tools to maintaining a harmonized life between both worlds. 

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Give Back and Grow: Athlete Edition

BLOG | STUDENT ATHLETES

2 min read | September 21, 2023

Since the NCAA policy was adjusted and college athletes became eligible for name, image, and likeness (NIL) deals, players now can profit from playing their sport. A growing number of athletes are turning their NIL deals into philanthropy. 

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Navigating NIL Deals

BLOG | STUDENT ATHLETES

2 min read | August 31, 2023

Securing an NIL deal may mean “Big Money,” but without the proper planning and budgeting your NIL deal could be spent quickly leaving you with no extra money for college. Be smart and plan for your future with NIL deals.

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Building Your Professional Brand as a Student-Athlete

BLOG | COLLEGE

2 min read | August 15, 2023

Your brand is something personal to you. It enters the room before you do. As you think about what your personal brand is as a student-athlete, consider what you want people to know you for.

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Income During Off-Seasons

BLOG | COLLEGE

2 min read | July 25, 2023

While being a student-athlete comes with significant perks and benefits, there are also challenges. This can include juggling school and sports, and finding ways to earn money or budget financial aid to make it last. 

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Name, Image, Likeness: Financial Impact for Student Athletes

BLOG | STUDENT ATHLETES

2 min read | February 7, 2021

The change in NCAA rules giving student-athletes the opportunity to receive compensation for their name, image, and likeness (NIL) helps them build their financial future. But there are things to consider about the impact of extra money.

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