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7 Best Finance Books for Teens & Young Adults
If you’re like most high school students, you’re probably trying to figure out how to manage your money for the […]
A Guide to Money Management for College Students
For many young adults, moving into their college dorm is their first experience living away from home. While this kind […]
What Should You Do with The Money You Save with Student Loan Forgiveness?
In August, the Biden Administration announced financial relief for millions of people with student loans. Specifically, up to $20,000 […]
How to Get a Refund for Student Loan Payments During Forbearance
With the Biden-Harris administration’s recent announcement about student loan forgiveness, some borrowers are left with questions. You may wonder, “If […]
Some FFEL and Perkins Loans Aren’t Eligible for Student Loan Forgiveness: What Now?
While President Biden’s loan forgiveness announcement was met with excitement and relief, some borrowers had questions about their eligibility. During […]
Can You Refinance Student Loans While in School?
If you are like the majority of college students, you need to borrow money in the form of student loans […]
Removing Student Loans From Your Credit Report
There may be times when you wonder how to remove delinquent student loans from your credit report or even how […]
529 Plan vs Roth IRA: Which is Better for College Savings?
As a parent, you want to do everything you can to help your child succeed. That’s why so many parents […]
How to Prepare for the End of the Student Loan Payment Pause
With the implementation of the 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the government suspended federal loan payments […]
What to Do if You Don’t Qualify for Student Loan Forgiveness
While recent news has been a major step forward for overburdened borrowers seeking student loan forgiveness, it’s not a one-size-fits-all […]
Medical Residency Guide: What to Expect, Salary, and Requirements
If you dream of becoming a doctor, medical school is only the beginning. Once you’ve completed your medical degree, you’ll […]
How Biden’s Loan Forgiveness Plan Will Affect IDR Plans
At the end of August, President Biden made a huge announcement: federal loan borrowers that earn less than $125,000 per […]