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We’ve built a financial education center with our customers in mind. Wherever you are on your financial journey, M&T Money Mentor2 can help.  And when it comes to Financing Higher Education, we offer topics such as Understanding Your Student Loans, Budget Hacks for College and Paying Your Student Loans. Visit https:/

SWEEPSTAKES: NO PURCHASE, ACCOUNT OPENING, LOAN APPLICATION, DEPOSIT OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, NOR WILL IT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Sweepstakes period is from 12:00:01 a.m. ET on July 31, 2020 through 11:59:59 p.m. on December 31, 2020. You must be at least 18 years of age by the date of entry and be enrolled as a full-time or part-time (at least 6 hours) student at a post-secondary institution, including but not limited to junior colleges and vocational schools, for the semester following the end of the Sweepstakes Period. Only legal residents of CT, DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, VA, WV are eligible. You may also enter by mailing a postcard with your first name, last name, full address, age, phone number, email address (if any) and name and state of your post-secondary educational institution to: M&T Bank Scholarship Sweepstakes, c/o M&T Bank, One M&T Plaza, 4th Floor, Buffalo, NY 14203. Entries must be received by the last day of the month in order to be included in the next month’s drawing.  Entries not selected will be included in subsequent drawings.  The cutoff for entries for the final drawing is December 31, 2020. Limit one Entry per person regardless of method. Additional restrictions apply. Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements and restrictions, may be viewed here: M&T Bank Scholarship Sweepstakes Rules. Employees of Sponsor or its affiliates, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies (collectively, “Sweepstakes Entities”) and members of their immediate families or households are not eligible. Winners of any other M&T Bank contest or sweepstakes in the previous six-month period are ineligible. 

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We encourage students and families to start with savings, grants, scholarships, and federal student loans to pay for college. Students and families should evaluate all anticipated monthly loan payments, and how much the student expects to earn in the future, before considering a private student loan.

All lines of credit and all terms referenced are subject to credit approval and other conditions. Other terms, conditions, fees and restrictions may apply.

Explore federal loans and compare to ensure you understand the terms and features. M&T Bank Student Loans that have variable rates can go up over the life of the loan. Federal student loans are required by law to provide a range of flexible repayment options, including, but not limited to, income-based repayment and income-contingent repayment plans, and loan forgiveness and deferment benefits, which other student loans are not required to provide. Federal loans generally have origination fees but are available to students regardless of income.

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