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Asher Wu

Asher Wu though young in age, is an expert in the field of investing as an investment banking analyst. He has been in his career since well before he graduated, securing an internship in his junior year due to his impressive resume and involvement at his university.

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Our Top Laptop Picks for College Students

By Asher Wu / August 21, 2019

We’ve come a long way from taking notes by hand. Today’s college students need to be prepared for more than just long nights in libraries. If you’re going to stay ahead of the curve this school year, you’re going to need a laptop that can keep up.   We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of the…

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How To Consolidate Your Student Loans

By Asher Wu / July 28, 2019

When you have multiple student loans, sometimes consolidating them into one single payment can be beneficial to your wallet (and your sanity). There are two types of student loan consolidation: federal and private.  What’s the difference?   Consolidating Federal Student Loans This type of consolidation merges multiple federal student loans into one federal loan with…

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What Is A Federal Direct Student Loan?

By Asher Wu / June 5, 2019

As most students know, paying for post-secondary education is not easy and usually requires financial assistance from somewhere. Federal Student Aid provides funding to undergrad students, grad students, and parents of post-secondary students to help cover the ever-growing cost of attending college through the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program. This is also recognized…

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Biggest Student Loan Repayment Mistakes

By Asher Wu / February 13, 2019

According to a recent study by Credit Karma, the average student loan balance among 2017 college graduates is nearly $30,000. Making a student loan repayment mistake can really cost you and result in a serious increase in the life of your loan. Here are some common student loan repayment mistakes that too many graduates make: Not…

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What Happens When You Default On Student Loans?

By Asher Wu / January 28, 2019

Life can take unexpected turns that make paying back student loans incredibly difficult when we are laid off or fall ill. Unfortunately, missing a handful of payments can switch our account into “default” status, which can make our financial situation even worse (Forbes). What Is Student Loan Default? This occurs when full payments on student…

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How To Get A Student Loan

By Asher Wu / January 9, 2019

It’s no secret that getting a degree has grown more expensive in recent years. According to data from The College Board, the cost of tuition and fees at public four year institutions increased by 17% over the past five years alone. Despite the rise in tuition costs, we continue to see degree holders thrive with…

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