Can Search Engines Stop Student Loan Scammers?

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Can Search Engines Stop Student Loan Scammers?

Can Search Engines Stop Student Loan Scammers?

If you’ve checked your spam folder recently, you know that offers of student loan debt relief have exploded right along with the student loan debt problem. You probably know it’s a bad idea to answer spam in a quest to lower your loan payments, but you might be more inclined to answer an advertisement you… Read More

The New Grad’s Guide to Student Loan Debt

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The New Grad’s Guide to Student Loan Debt

The New Grad’s Guide to Student Loan Debt

Finishing college is surely cause to celebrate — but it is also time for some hard realities to hit. Once you send in your last college assignment and get the perfect champagne-popping picture, your mind may start wandering to the future. No matter your post-grad plans, you will likely have to start working on paying back… Read More

Inequality & Student Loan Debt: 5 Troubling Stats

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Inequality & Student Loan Debt: 5 Troubling Stats

Inequality & Student Loan Debt: 5 Troubling Stats

The rising cost of attending college has had a serious impact on the finances of most students and their families, but the burden has been distributed unequally. Various studies point to the negative, long-term effects of taking on education debt, and considering debt levels vary greatly by race and socioeconomic status, there’s concern over how… Read More

What Happens If I Ignore My Student Loans?

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What Happens If I Ignore My Student Loans?

What Happens If I Ignore My Student Loans?

Failing to repay debt is no joke, especially when you’re talking about student loans. If you default on federal student loans (the most common kind), you’ll likely have to deal with debt collectors, wage garnishment, loss of tax refunds and a trashed credit standing, making it difficult (if not impossible) to rent an apartment, buy… Read More

I Sold T-Shirts to Pay Off My Student Loan Debt

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I Sold T-Shirts to Pay Off My Student Loan Debt

I Sold T-Shirts to Pay Off My Student Loan Debt

Like many college students, Jeremy Kalgreen had student loan debt and wanted to be free of it. “I hate being in debt,” he says. But unlike many students, he found a creative way to both pay off his debt and launch what turned out to be a lucrative part-time business that morphed into something more…. Read More

Celebrities Donate $500K for College Scholarships

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Celebrities Donate $500K for College Scholarships

Celebrities Donate $500K for College Scholarships

For millions of American students, scholarships are crucial to making college affordable and avoiding the sometimes-overwhelming burden of student loan debt. Anthony Anderson, star of the TV show “Black-ish” remembers how difficult it was to pay for college, even 20 years ago. “My parents couldn’t afford sending me to school, so I understand firsthand,” Anderson… Read More

4 Common Student Loan Problems & How to Deal With Them

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4 Common Student Loan Problems & How to Deal With Them

4 Common Student Loan Problems & How to Deal With Them

Many people who have finished college in the last decade have student loan debt, but some have found that repaying that debt is more complicated than they expected it to be. There are many resources for student loan borrowers trying to figure out repayment, and some go to financial planners for advice on how to manage their student loan debt… Read More

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