Learn the difference between hard & soft credit inquiries on your credit report to understand the impact on your credit score.Read More of the article "Your Credit Report: Hard Inquiry vs. Soft Inquiry – What’s the Difference?"
Student Loan Articles
Knowing when and which student loans to refinance can save you thousands of dollars, or cost you borrower benefits.Read More of the article "When to (and Not to) Refinance Student Loans"
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"
When federal loans and grants aren’t enough, smart use of private student loans to pay for college can be just what you need to complete your education.Read More of the article "Find Money for College When Scholarships Aren’t Enough"
Are you prepared to pay for your tuition, room, board, books, and all of your other expenses when next semester starts?Read More of the article "Finding Student Loans and Preparing for Next Semester"
College gives students a crash course in many things, but budgeting is one of the most crucial. Here are 10 best tips to help college students with budget planning.Read More of the article "10 Best Budget Planning Tips for College Students"
Getting a tax refund can be an exciting opportunity to save, spend, or reduce debt. Here are some helpful ways to use this sudden surplus of income.Read More of the article "How to Smartly Spend Your Tax Refund"
Keep your financial goals on track all year long with these tips on budgeting, credit and debit, responsible spending, and student loans.Read More of the article "New Year, New Financial Perspective"
Learn how setting a budget before each semester can help you borrow only the student loans you need and set you up for future repayment success.Read More of the article "Back to School Finances and Budgeting – Be Prepared and Informed When You Start School"
Understand the basics of refinancing your student loans as you start the repayment process. Know who can benefit, which loans are eligible, and other factors to consider when refinancing.Read More of the article "Student Loan Refinance 101 – For New Graduates"