Update 1/21/2021: President Biden has issued an executive order to extend the federal student loan payment suspension through Sept 30, 2021. We will continue to monitor these changes and post them as they occur.
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How the FAFSA Simplification Act is Changing Expected Family Contributions (EFC)

If you’ve filled out the FAFSA, you know how complicated some of its terms can be. You’re also likely familiar […]
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5 Things to Know Before Cosigning a Loan

With interest rates on student loans at historical lows, 2020 offers the opportunity to obtain student loans at desirable interest […]
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Should You Refinance Private Parent Loans in 2020?   

Are you a parent who took on student loans for your child to attend school? If so, you are not […]
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Financial Aid Options for Middle-Income Families

It’s no secret that college comes with a hefty price tag. Every year, students and their families have to figure […]
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7 Tips for Parents Paying A Child’s Student Loans

By Tracey Suhr   $233,610. This is the amount of money today’s average American family can expect to spend raising […]
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Helping Your Child Refinance Their Student Loans

By Kat Tretina Kat Tretina is a freelance writer based in Orlando, Florida. Her work has been featured in publications […]
Preparing for FAFSA: Parent Edition

If you plan on sending your child to college, you’ve probably given some thought to financial aid. When you think […]
Should You Refinance Parent PLUS Loans?

Parents spend their days and (sleepless) nights trying to create the best lives for their children. We bake cookies for […]
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Motivating Your Student to Apply for Scholarships

Do you find your child lacking motivation when it comes to finding grants and scholarships? While some students are intrinsically […]