We review relief options for student loan borrowers who, due to furlough or loss of a job, face loss of income related to COVID-19.Read More of the article "COVID-19-Related Relief Options for Student Loan Borrowers in Need"
Student Loan Articles
Nelnet has over 40 years of making educational dreams possible, and U-fi brought that to private student loans and refinancing. Our new name reflects this.Read More of the article "U-fi From Nelnet: Putting Experience Behind the Name"
Paying back Parent PLUS loans? Here are options and tips for paying down these student loans faster and smarter.Read More of the article "Best Ways to Pay Back Parent PLUS Loans"
College is expensive and many families need help paying for it. For financial consideration next year, the first step is filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). We answer your common questions here.Read More of the article "Need Help Paying for College? We Have Tips for Filing the FAFSA"
We found a handy guide to 401(k)s, student loans, and more that includes contribution limits, tax tables, and financial info you need.Read More of the article "2020 Guide to Taxes: 401(k)s, Student Loans, and More"
With a little outside-the-box thinking, the task of paying back your student loans can seem just a little more manageable. Use these ideas to find ways to put your student loans in the rear view mirror sooner.Read More of the article "Unique Ways to Pay Back Your Student Loans"
Think of your student loan as a tiny seed that was planted for your education which then grows into a living loan. Use these tips to nurture it to live its best life – through successful loan repayment for you both.Read More of the article "Nurturing Student Loan Seeds through Life (and Repayment)"
What’s your student loan grace period for, and how can you make the most of it? We make it easier for you to understand and know what to do – and what not to do.Read More of the article "Understanding Your Student Loan Grace Period and How to Make the Most of It"
What are the eligibility requirements for a parent PLUS loan? What things should you keep in mind about them? And, if you’re making payments on a parent PLUS loan your parent took out, we have the 4-1-1.Read More of the article "What You Should Know about Parent PLUS Loans"
Read on for a quick recap on student loan interest rates – including what today’s students are carrying for an average student loan interest rate today; how those interest rates are set; and when refinancing makes sense.Read More of the article "How Interest Rates Affect Student Loans (and How You Can Use Them Wisely)"