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Making Private Student Loan Payments While in School
When you borrow money to fund your education, you usually will not have to pay your student loans while you […]
Student Loan Refinancing Interest Rates
For borrowers with federal or private student loans, student loan refinancing can effectively save money, pay off their debt faster […]
6 Scholarships for Trade or Vocational Programs
Attending a trade or vocational school is a smart choice if you’re interested in becoming a plumber, electrician, or auto […]
How Much Do You Need to Save for College?
A college degree is an investment that has a lasting impact. As a parent, you want to help your child […]
How Much Can You Take Out In Student Loans?
Whether you’re heading to college or already enrolled, you’ll need student loans to help cover the cost. Applying for federal […]
How to Pay for College Textbooks
After paying your college tuition and dorm bill, you may think you’re in the clear. But if you haven’t purchased […]
Financial Aid Options for Student Athletes
Many parents dream of their children becoming star athletes and earning full rides to college due to their prowess in […]
STEM Scholarships for the Latinx Community
STEM scholarships for Hispanic students can make it easier to pursue your educational dreams without worrying about where the money […]
Does Refinancing Student Loans Hurt Your Credit?
You’ve heard that student loan refinancing can help you save money and pay off your loans faster. But does refinancing […]
Nonprofit Employee Student Loan Forgiveness
Non-profit organizations employ the third-largest workforce of any industry, outpacing manufacturing, construction, and finance. If you are one of […]
10 Student Loan Repayment Mistakes To Avoid
If you’ve taken out loans to pay for college, you’re in good company. According to a recent study from the […]
Student Loan Forgiveness for Parent PLUS Loans
As of the end of 2022, 3.7 million borrowers had outstanding Parent PLUS Loans, owing over $108 billion. On average, […]