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Best Student Loans of 2019

By admin / April 4, 2019

Best Student Loans of 2019 Need a student loan but don’t know where to start? Our editors have compiled the most up-to-date information on the subject and reviewed the industry’s top private student lenders. Top 10 Student Loans College tuition costs have increased consistently year after year. In fact, the most expensive schools now charge…

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Student Loan Repayment: Your Options

By Zoe Jones / April 1, 2019

Figuring out how to manage your student loan debt is a struggle that many college graduates face. More than seven million borrowers are default, and millions more Americans find themselves unable to afford even the minimum monthly payment. Did you know there are options to help you pay off your student loans? While the burden…

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Understanding Private Student Loans

By Zoe Jones / February 18, 2019

Student loan debt is a topic that can be tricky to navigate.  Like any loan, the expectation is that the borrower will regularly make payments on time. But, when you’re fresh out of college and job prospects are slim, this can be easier said than done. It’s important that you understand exactly what you’re getting…

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Why The Student Loan Bubble Won’t Burst

By Zoe Jones / January 30, 2019

While recent news of a booming economy and low unemployment might make it look like things are on the up and up, the financial outlook for today’s college students and recent graduates is still pretty bleak. These new developments haven’t lead to higher wages for graduates already struggling to pay down massive debt, let alone…

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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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Too Poor For College, Too Rich For Financial Aid

By Forrest Grey / January 28, 2019

It’s a tough situation that millions of families across the country find themselves in. Students work their hardest to get into amazing schools, only to find out that their financial aid package doesn’t go as far as they thought it would. While it’s not always avoidable, there are some steps students families can take to…

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Should You Refinance Your Student Loans?

By Zoe Jones / January 23, 2019

Student loans are growing and young Americans are drowning in a sea of debt exceeding $1 trillion. 18-29 year-olds find themselves borrowing money for their education and nearly 1 million student borrowers default payments each year, so most of that money is not being repaid. However, some student loan borrowers are seeing the benefits of…

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Millennials Are Facing $1 Trillion in Student Loan Debt

By Forrest Grey / January 21, 2019

It’s official. Young Americans are drowning in student loans. At the end of 2018, 18-29 year-olds find themselves exceeding a debt of $1 trillion and, since nearly 1 million student borrowers end up defaulting each year, we know that half of that is not being repaid (Yahoo Finance). Even more devastating, it’s been more than…

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How Trump’s Tax Reform Could Impact Your Student Loan Debt

By Zoe Jones / January 16, 2019

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

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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