As a college student or a recent graduate, thinking about student loans and how you'll pay them off is something that has probably been on your mind more often than you would like. There is so much … [Read more...] about What Does it Mean to Consolidate My Student Loans? – & Other FAQs
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If your child is a senior in high school we don't have to tell you that it's now the season for college financial aid. This means that among other things if you haven't yet completed and submitted … [Read more...] about Tips For Picking The Best Student Loan
Have you made your New Year's resolutions for 2015? Is one of them restarting your education? The problem with New Year's resolutions is that it's easy to get a full head of steam going at first but … [Read more...] about Restarting Your Education? Check Out These Four Important Tips
We understand that you really do want to pay back those student loans. The problem is you never seem to have enough money to make those loan payments and yet have a decent lifestyle. You worked hard … [Read more...] about How To Pay Off Your Student Loans Without Having To Live On Mac & Cheese
If you graduated owing $10,000 or less in student loan debts, congratulations. This makes you the member of a very small club. Students this year graduated owing an average of $29,400 each and … [Read more...] about Coping With The Living Nightmare Of Student Loan Debt
If your child’s a high school senior we probably don’t have to tell you what an exciting but confusing time this can be. There are difficult decisions to be made, confusing applications to be … [Read more...] about 8 Things You Should Know If Your Child’s Applying To Colleges
Student loan debt recently surpassed credit card debt as it now stands at over $1.3 trillion dollars. Does this represent a crisis or not? Unfortunately, the answer to this depends on which … [Read more...] about Wiping Out Student Loan Debt Through Bankruptcy – The Pros And Cons
You might remember that about three years ago there was a whole bunch of people in New York City protesting income disparity. The movement came to be known as Occupy Wall Street. What, you might ask, … [Read more...] about Could Rolling Jubilee “Disappear” Your Student Debt?
Student loan debt has become almost out of control as it now totals more than $1 trillion. This makes this debt larger than even America's total credit card debt. Depending on which source you want to … [Read more...] about What Those Overly Aggressive Student Debt Collectors Won’t Tell You
It’s currently estimated that outstanding US student loan debt exceeds $1 trillion. Assuming this is true it would make student loan debt an even bigger issue than credit card debt. And depending on … [Read more...] about Are You Waiting For the Good Fairy Of Student Debt?
Student loans have become a very hot topic even in politics. We read recently that there even being discussed in the Iowa Senate race where one candidate wants to increase the amount of money … [Read more...] about Three Facts About Student Loan Debt That May Totally Surprise You
Almost all of us have ghosts that continue to haunt us. For some of us it might be the ghost of an old relationship while for others it might be the ghost of a failed business or the ghost of those … [Read more...] about Why Student Loan Debt Is Like The Ghost Of An Old Relationship
The Student Loan Marketing Association (Sallie Mae) has long been the largest purveyor of student loans in the US. It began life as a government entity but is now a publicly traded corporation. It … [Read more...] about When It Comes to Student Loans There’s A New Player in Town
People struggling with student debts were excited to hear the big news that Pres. Obama had signed an executive order that could make it easier for millions of Americans to pay off their student … [Read more...] about The Big News About Student Loans Might Not Be So Big After All
If you graduated within the past few years, you probably owe on student loans. In fact, if you’re average you owe more than $25,000. And you're probably on what’s called the 10-Year Standard Repayment … [Read more...] about The Pros And Cons Of Pay As You Earn For Repaying Student Loans