When you are going into college, there are a lot of financial moves for students that you need to do. There is no such thing as being too young to implement the right financial habits that will set … [Read more...] about 5 Financial Moves For Students Entering College
It is estimated that some 20 million students are going to college this fall and that unfortunately some 12 million of them will be required to take out student loans to pay for their educations. … [Read more...] about How To Keep Student Debt From Ruining Your Life
College debt will never be a prerequisite to getting a college degree. All it really takes are good planning skills from parents and great financial habits from the student. While a lot of students … [Read more...] about 2 Factors That Will Keep Your College Debt From Ruining Your Life
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
Those student loans seemed like such a good idea at the time. All you had to do was sign a piece of paper and bingo! You were good to go in school for another semester. But then according to that … [Read more...] about Revealed: Six Surefire Ways To Pay Off Your Student Loans Fast!
If you owe a ton of money on your student loans and to multiple lenders, the idea of consolidating them into one new loan can seem very tempting. You’ve probably seen ads from debt consolidation … [Read more...] about How To Know If You Should Consolidate Your Student loans
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
Did you know that undergraduate students that graduate from college with no student loans are way in the minority? In fact, according a study published in 2011 only about 2/5ths of undergraduate … [Read more...] about How To Graduate From College Debt Free
If you’re in or headed towards college you may be like 12 million other Americans and have to borrow money to finance your education. You certainly won’t be alone as there are about 37 million student … [Read more...] about 4 College Majors Worth Taking On Student Loans and 5 That Aren’t
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
The statistics are overwhelming and appalling. Students graduated from college this year owing an average of more than $29,000. Student loan debt now totals more than $1 trillion. Sixty percent of … [Read more...] about What Crazy Thing Would You Do To Pay Off Your Student Loans?
Everyone needs to go to college, right? Right. If you want any sort of job today - up to and including clerking or being an executive assistant - you’re told you need a college degree. On the other … [Read more...] about Are Student Loans America’s Biggest Rip-off?
Are you one of the 20 million people who attend college each year? If so, the odds are that you’ll graduate owning money on student loans. In fact, of these 20 million, around 12 million or about 60% … [Read more...] about Two Crazy Ways To Pay Off Student Loans And 9 Conventional Ones
You may not be aware of this but if you got a student loan after July 1, 2010, it is a Direct Loan. If you got your loan prior to this, it was most likely a type of Federal Family Educational Loan … [Read more...] about More Help With Student Loans May Be On the Way Or Not
Did you recently receive a call or letter from the US Department of Education (ED)? If you have some type of federal loan, you probably did — thanks to reforms recently made to the Health Care and … [Read more...] about Has The Department of Education Asked You To Consolidate Your Loans?