As with any tough problem or challenge, creative thinking can help you find a solution – or several of them – to help you more easily manage the situation. We searched for ideas to get…Read More of the article "Unique Ways to Pay Back Your Student Loans"
What to Expect When You’re Expecting… Student Loan Repayment Think of your student loan as a tiny seed that was planted for your education. It grows into a living loan that you’re responsible for keeping…Read More of the article "Nurturing Student Loan Seeds through Life (and Repayment)"
Grace Period for Federal Student Loans For most federal student loans, you aren’t required to pay on those loans until you graduate, leave school, or drop below half-time enrollment. When your enrollment changes to one…Read More of the article "Understanding Your Student Loan Grace Period and How to Make the Most of It"
How Parent PLUS Loans Work If a student doesn’t qualify for enough in federal student loans, the good news is that parent PLUS loans are an option to help students continue with their education. A…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 can have a language all their own. Understanding these 20 essential loan-related terms can help you navigate the world of student loans. Federal student loans – Many of these student loans (e.g., Direct…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"
College students can reduce their chances of being victims of identity fraud by taking several careful and ongoing precautions to protect themselves, and their personally identifiable identification, from identity theft.Read More of the article "Useful Identity Theft Protection Tips"
Without good credit – or any credit established – it can be difficult to qualify for private student loans. Find out how using a student loan cosigner may be to your benefit.Read More of the article "How Can a Student Loan Cosigner Help You?"