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"
Dave Bowman is the Regional Director for U-fi From Nelnet and is expertly skilled in many aspects of financial aid, student loans, and financial management. Dave holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and has worked in a number of areas in higher education finance, including positions for banks, guarantee agencies and loan servicers. Dave has spoken at numerous colleges, universities, and financial aid conferences all across the United States.
Dave's Recent Articles
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"
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"
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 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"
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"
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"
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?"
Achieving your educational goals is a critical aspect in setting yourself up for success. You want to be prepared for the future and find the perfect career for you, but first you must study and get through mid-terms and finals for the degree.Read More of the article "Types of Private Student Loan Options"
The interest rates, loan benefits, and types of credit and loan programs available to you are often based on your credit score.Read More of the article "10 Steps to Boosting Your Credit Score"