At the end of each year, I review my personal finances to see how I’m progressing towards my goals. I also take stock to see if I need to make any course corrections. I refer…Read More of the article "Get Your Financial House in Order"
It’s that time of year again. That is to say, it’s time to gather all your paperwork, W-2’s, receipts, statements, and related documents and work on your tax forms. Consequently, here are a few key…Read More of the article "It’s Tax Season – Remember to Claim Your Education Tax Benefits"
Does your January credit card statement have you feeling blue? Find out how personal loans could provide credit relief. It Happens to the Best of Us The holidays have come and gone. You may be…Read More of the article "Personal Loans Can Help Cure Post-holiday Credit Card Blues"
The holidays are over and the new year brings a new semester. For many students, that means a new round of bills and education expenses. That means it’s a perfect time to evaluate your finances…Read More of the article "It’s Time to Make Sure Your Finances are on Track"
If you have student loan debt, you have most likely heard the terms “student loan consolidation” and “student loan refinancing”. Although they sound similar and are often used interchangeably, they are actually two different programs….Read More of the article "Student Loan Refinancing and Consolidation: Which One is Right for You?"
Winter break is often a favorite time of year for college students. It’s a chance to go home, visit family and friends, enjoy home-cooked meals, and maybe do a little holiday shopping. Unfortunately, working off…Read More of the article "Five Spending Tips to Avoid Post-Holiday Budget Woes"
At some point, most of us say, I wish I knew then what I know now. That same sentiment holds true for some college students regarding the financial aid process. After learning about the financial…Read More of the article "Five Things College Students Wish They Had Known About Financial Aid"
You’re in college and on your own, but you may still experience the occasional financial pitfall. Below are money mistakes many students make, and some tips on how to avoid them. Financial Pitfall #1: Spending…Read More of the article "Financial Pitfalls for Students to Avoid"
With the numerous private student loan repayment options available, selecting the right one can seem a bit overwhelming. However, with a little bit of knowledge, you can make a more educated decision. In Part I of this…Read More of the article "Student Loan Refinance: Choosing Your Private Student Loan Repayment Options – Part II"
If you borrowed student loans to help pay for college, you may not be required to make any payments until after you graduate or drop below half-time enrollment. That sounds like a pretty good deal;…Read More of the article "How to Save Money on Student Loan Payments While in School"