5 Ways to Spot a Student Loan Scam

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5 Ways to Spot a Student Loan Scam

5 Ways to Spot a Student Loan Scam

“I LOVE my student loan debt,” said no one, ever. Not only can student loan repayment be difficult to understand, it can crush your budget, and whenever there’s confusion and desperation, there’s someone trying to make money off it. There are a handful of legitimate ways you can make your student loan payments more affordable,... Read More

Here’s How Your Student Loans Can Get You a Tax Break

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Here’s How Your Student Loans Can Get You a Tax Break

Here’s How Your Student Loans Can Get You a Tax Break

Paying interest is no fun. But if you have student loan debt, you don’t have much choice. Wouldn’t it be great if the government gave you a break on that student loan interest you pay each year? Well, here’s some good news: You might be able to deduct a portion of student loan interest from... Read More

4 Life Goals You Can Still Achieve With Student Loan Debt

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4 Life Goals You Can Still Achieve With Student Loan Debt

4 Life Goals You Can Still Achieve With Student Loan Debt

There are currently more than 44 million people with student loan debt totaling over $1.3 trillion. With so much debt, many college graduates have delayed major life milestones such as getting married, buying a house, traveling, and starting a business. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Although student loans can be a financial burden,... Read More

4 Key Differences Between Private & Federal Student Loans

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4 Key Differences Between Private & Federal Student Loans

4 Key Differences Between Private & Federal Student Loans

When looking to pay for college, you generally have four options to help you cover the bills: scholarships, grants, private student loans and federal student loans. Scholarships and grants provide money you don’t have to worry about repaying, but the two loans come with expectations that you’ll repay them. If you’re in the process of getting... Read More

A Quick Guide to Whether You Should Refinance Your Student Loans

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A Quick Guide to Whether You Should Refinance Your Student Loans

A Quick Guide to Whether You Should Refinance Your Student Loans

College graduates with a history of earnings and good credit may be able to save a significant amount of money by refinancing their student loans at lower interest rates, but less than half of Millennials are taking advantage of refinancing, consolidation, or other options to get a better deal. Granted, refinancing is not for everyone. It’s best... Read More

6 Ways Student Loans Could Impact Your Credit Score

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6 Ways Student Loans Could Impact Your Credit Score

6 Ways Student Loans Could Impact Your Credit Score

When most 18-year-old college freshmen sign on the dotted line to take out federal student loans, they’re not thinking about credit scores. They’re thinking about class schedules, life goals and avoiding the infamous “freshman fifteen.” But the truth is that student loans can (and do) impact your credit scores from the very moment you take them... Read More

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