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4 Steps to Shedding That Student Loan Debt

4 Steps to Shedding That Student Loan Debt

4 Steps to Shedding That Student Loan Debt

Oct. 15, 2020
Getting a student loan for college is easy, but paying it off is the hard part. Lenders are all too ready to hand out funding for college costs tha...
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How to Make the Most of Your College Investment

How to Make the Most of Your College Investment

How to Make the Most of Your College Investment

Oct. 13, 2020
A Candid Conversation with CollegeFinance.com’s Kevin Walker
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How to Send Your Kid to College Without Breaking the Bank

How to Send Your Kid to College Without Breaking the Bank

How to Send Your Kid to College Without Breaking the...

Oct. 13, 2020
You want to help your kids through college, but what’s the best way? You could give them money, or co-sign on a student loan. Or just offer advice ...
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Student Loan Forgiveness vs Debt Consolidation

Student Loan Forgiveness vs Debt Consolidation

Student Loan Forgiveness vs Debt Consolidation

Oct. 13, 2020
If you're struggling with debt after college you can apply for a federal student loan forgiveness program or a debt consolidation program. Here's t...
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How to Tell the Difference Between Good Debt and Bad Debt

How to Tell the Difference Between Good Debt and Bad Debt

How to Tell the Difference Between Good Debt and Bad...

Oct. 13, 2020
Understand the difference between good and bad debt, and where your student loan fits in the grand scheme of all things debt.
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Your Options for Student Loan Relief

Your Options for Student Loan Relief

Your Options for Student Loan Relief

Oct. 13, 2020
If paying off your student loan seems out of sight, it’s important to know that there are plenty of options out there that can help you make the dr...
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Should You Choose State or Private Student Loan Refinance?

Should You Choose State or Private Student Loan Refinance?

Should You Choose State or Private Student Loan Refi...

Oct. 13, 2020
Student debt is becoming one of the big issues of this presidential election season, and with good reason. According to the latest figures, Americ...
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How Falling Interest Rates Will Affect Your Student Loan Refinance

How Falling Interest Rates Will Affect Your Student Loan Refinance

How Falling Interest Rates Will Affect Your Student ...

Oct. 13, 2020
For millions of Americans, getting rid of student debt is about to get a whole lot easier. Markets expect the Federal Reserve to cut its benchmark...
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Should You Choose Fixed Rate or Variable Rate Student Loan Refinance?

Should You Choose Fixed Rate or Variable Rate Student Loan Refinance?

Should You Choose Fixed Rate or Variable Rate Studen...

Oct. 13, 2020
When comparing student loan refinancing options, the interest rate is the most important thing to consider. Your interest rate determines how much ...
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 How to Consolidate Multiple Student Loans into One Simple Loan

How to Consolidate Multiple Student Loans into One Simple Loan

How to Consolidate Multiple Student Loans into One ...

Oct. 13, 2020
If it feels like your student loan debts are spiraling out of control, reorganization might be all that’s needed to fix things.
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A Guide to Income-Driven Repayment Plans for Your Student Loans

A Guide to Income-Driven Repayment Plans for Your Student Loans

A Guide to Income-Driven Repayment Plans for Your St...

Oct. 13, 2020
For all the news about spiralling student debt, it’s important to remember that student loans are virtually never set in stone.
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How to Reduce Your Student Loan Refinance Interest Rate

How to Reduce Your Student Loan Refinance Interest Rate

How to Reduce Your Student Loan Refinance Interest Rate

Oct. 13, 2020
When Benjamin Franklin said nothing was certain except death and taxation, he clearly forgot about interest.
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These Simple Steps Can Help You Improve Your Credit Score

These Simple Steps Can Help You Improve Your Credit Score

These Simple Steps Can Help You Improve Your Credit ...

Oct. 13, 2020
Applying for a term loan can be difficult and tedious, not to mention all the different eligibility criteria. Applying for a mortgage? Be aware of ...
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Refinancing Student Loans Online: 3 Borrowers Share Their Stories

Refinancing Student Loans Online: 3 Borrowers Share Their Stories

Refinancing Student Loans Online: 3 Borrowers Share ...

Oct. 13, 2020
Attending college can get expensive. While some families can help pay the costs of higher education, many students end up taking out student loans....
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Fed’s Emergency Rate Cuts Mean Now is the Time for a Student Loan Refinance

Fed’s Emergency Rate Cuts Mean Now is the Time for a Student Loan Refinance

Fed’s Emergency Rate Cuts Mean Now is the Time for a...

Oct. 13, 2020
Here’s some good news in these difficult and uncertain times: student loan refinancing is about to become much cheaper. That’s because of the Feder...
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COVID Crisis Is a Financial Wake up Call for Millennials and Gen Zers, Survey Finds

COVID Crisis Is a Financial Wake up Call for Millennials and Gen Zers, Survey Finds

COVID Crisis Is a Financial Wake up Call for Millenn...

Oct. 13, 2020
The year 2020 began with a fairly healthy economy—stock market prices were high and unemployment rates were low. The COVID crisis derailed financia...
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Top Student Loan Refinancing Providers 2020: Who Comes Out on Top?

Top Student Loan Refinancing Providers 2020: Who Comes Out on Top?

Top Student Loan Refinancing Providers 2020: Who Com...

Sep. 10, 2020
Trapped under the weight of student debt? Lucky for you, relief from student debt is at your fingertips. Learn more about student loan refinancing ...
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Student Loan Relief Battle Of The Brands

Student Loan Relief Battle Of The Brands

Student Loan Relief Battle Of The Brands

Sep. 06, 2020
Two of the top student loan refinancing and consolidation companies go head-to-head on rates, loan amounts, social responsibility and more.
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Credible vs. Splash Financial vs. Earnest: Which Lender Is Best for You?

Credible vs. Splash Financial vs. Earnest: Which Lender Is Best for You?

Credible vs. Splash Financial vs. Earnest: Which Len...

Aug. 30, 2020
When it comes to refinancing your student loans, it can become confusing on which lender to go with - especially when the rates, terms, and options...
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 How to Financially Prepare for the New School Year

How to Financially Prepare for the New School Year

How to Financially Prepare for the New School Year

Aug. 11, 2020
Your college classes might look a little different this year, but you will still need to figure out how to pay for your schooling. While preparing ...
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Expert Tips on How to Manage Your Money During Chaotic Times

Expert Tips on How to Manage Your Money During Chaotic Times

Expert Tips on How to Manage Your Money During Chaot...

Aug. 10, 2020
We gathered four leading experts on personal finance to discuss the state of the economy, how it affects American households and what you can do to...
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The Top 5 Student Refinancing Companies of {year}: Which is the Right One For You?

The Top 5 Student Refinancing Companies of 2020: Which is the Right One For You?

The Top 5 Student Refinancing Companies of 2020: Whi...

Aug. 09, 2020
Are you being weighed down by student debt? Refinancing could mean lower rates, better terms and an overall streamlined repayment experience. We’ve...
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Should I Get a Personal Loan or Student Loan Refinance?

Should I Get a Personal Loan or Student Loan Refinance?

Should I Get a Personal Loan or Student Loan Refinance?

Aug. 04, 2020
Anyone who’s been to college knows It’s always a good idea to have a backup plan. Whether it’s applying to more than one school, being open to m...
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The Difference Between Student Loan And Personal Loan Consolidation

The Difference Between Student Loan And Personal Loan Consolidation

The Difference Between Student Loan And Personal Loa...

Aug. 04, 2020
On the face of it they may seem similar, but student loans and personal loans are treated differently when consolidated. Learn about the difference...
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