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)"
Learning smart fiscal habits can seem overwhelming at first. Our tips help you start with the basics, and you’ll soon get the hang of student loan repayment, budgeting, finding a job, deciding where to live, and planning for the future.Read More of the article "Financial Literacy for Millennials: Tips for Making Smart Financial Decisions in Your 20s and 30s"
Student loans have a language all their own. Test your knowledgeto see how many of these key student loan terms you know.Read More of the article "A Guide to Important Student Loan Terms"
No one said paying off your student loans would be easy, and it would be a hard thing to do overnight unless you won the lottery – but with these eight tips, you can pay off your college debt faster and smarter.Read More of the article "8 Tips for Paying Off College Debt"