Student Loan Interest Rates Set to Drop July 1

Students

Student Loan Interest Rates Set to Drop July 1

Student Loan Interest Rates Set to Drop July 1

There’s very little to celebrate when it comes to taking out student loans, but if you’re borrowing for the coming academic year, you have reason to let out a small cheer: Your loans will be cheaper. That is, they will be if you’re taking out Federal Direct Loans (the most common kind), because the new interest rate... Read More

Can My Co-Signer Sue Me?

Managing Debt

Can My Co-Signer Sue Me?

Can My Co-Signer Sue Me?

People who can’t qualify for a loan, credit card or rental housing on their own are often told the same thing: Get a co-signer. It sounds like such a easy solution, but there’s nothing simple about tying your credit rating to someone else’s payment habits or being on the hook for a loan someone else... Read More

Can Consolidating My Student Loans Help Me Buy a Home?

Mortgages

Can Consolidating My Student Loans Help Me Buy a Home?

Can Consolidating My Student Loans Help Me Buy a Home?

While rising debt levels are partially responsible for a falling homeownership rate in the U.S., there are ways aspiring homeowners can responsibly take on a mortgage while working on paying down other loan balances. For example, a Credit.com reader recently asked us if there’s a way to get approved for a mortgage, despite having education... Read More

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