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Millennials in Debt

The student loan debt crisis wages on for millennials who now find themselves in $1.5 trillion in debt and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. So why is this happening so rapidly and why can’t anyone seem to get their student loans paid off? We have just the insight you need to start uncovering the…

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What is a federal direct student loan?

Did you know there are 4 types of federal direct student loans? So how do you know if you’re choosing the right one for your financial situation? We outline the 4 types of federal direct student loans and can help you decide which one is perfect for your wallet!   As most students know, paying…

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Loan forgiveness for teachers

Are you a teacher looking for loan forgiveness advice? You’ve come to the right place. As a teacher you could be eligible for forgiveness from your student loans, but it can get a little tricky. We simplified the eligibility requirements and are here to help you make the right choices when it comes to paying…

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How to find grants to pay off your student loans

Are grants a good way to pay off student loans? Well, the obvious answer is yes, who wouldn’t want money to pay for their loans. We dive into how to find grants to pay of student loans and even give you a list of some that you should consider pursuing. Who knows, maybe this is…

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How is federal student aid calculated?

When filling out the FAFSA, there’s a lot of invasive questions but not a whole lot of explanation as to why these questions are asked. We’re helping you uncover how federal student aid is calculated in the first place and why you should always fill out the FAFSA no matter what As students and graduates…

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Best summer jobs for college students

Now that it’s summer, college students are looking forward to freedom. Unfortunately, that also means having enough cash for those fun summer activities. It’s also the perfect opportunity to beef up that resume for your future, but which summer jobs should you pursue? From traditional to out-of-the-box summer job opportunities, you are bound to find…

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How to find money for college

If you’re looking to find money for college, you’re in luck. We wrote all about how to find money for college in places you might not have thought of. Student loans aren’t the only way to fund your college education, see what else might work for you! Paying for college can be a challenge. Whether…

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What happens when you default on student loans?

What would happen if you didn’t pay your student loan payments on time? Well, you’d default. The thing about defaulting on your student loan payments is that you don’t want to, but sometimes it’s inevitable. And since we want you to stay accountable for your payments, we explained exactly what happens when you don’t pay…

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Too poor for college, too rich for financial aid

What do you do if you’re too poor for college, yet too rich for financial aid? It seems like most people in the middle-class fall into this category, so you’re not alone. We explain why this happens and offer you some tips on how to find other ways to pay for college that are actually…

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Should you refinance your student loans?

There’s a lot of ways to pay back your student loans, but what about student loan refinancing? Should you actually refinance your student loans? We dive deep into this topic and explore if it’s the right option for you. Student loans are growing and young Americans are drowning in a sea of debt exceeding $1…

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