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Biggest Student Loan Repayment Mistakes

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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Student Loans: Different From Other Types of Debt

While we’d all love to simply ignore the debt from student loans, we know that this doesn’t make it go away. Like all consumer debt, your creditors are expecting all of those funds back… and then some. Student loan debt and all consumer debt is broken into funnels: secured or unsecured. For those who don’t…

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What Happens When You Default On Student Loans?

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 Trump’s Tax Reform Could Impact Your Student Loan Debt

Welcome to the start of tax season. That special time of year that leaves many students scratching their heads, wondering what the heck they need to do to file their income tax return. And if you’ve been following the news, you might also remember that back in January 2018, the Trump administration passed a Tax…

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How To Get A Student Loan

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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How To Get Your Student Loans Forgiven

Do you ever wish that your student loan debt would magically disappear? As students, paying for our education can be difficult. Most likely, we are forced to take out loans which means debt. Bloomberg reports that this is the first year in over a decade in which young Americans have faced such high debt levels.…

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