You may have heard about private student loans. Some information about private loans is like a Bigfoot sighting. There are a lot of stories, but they often aren’t based on facts. In this article, we’ll…Read More of the article "5 Myths About Private Student Loans"
When it comes to student loans, you’ve likely heard the terms consolidation or refinance. You may have thought they mean the same thing. While they’re similar, they are actually two different options for combining your student…Read More of the article "Student Loan Consolidation vs. Refinancing: What’s the Difference?"
You’ve made your decision. You are going to refinance your student loans. You have done the research. You’ve compared a number of student loan refinance programs. You have completed side-by-side calculations. You know which ones…Read More of the article "Student Loan Refinance: How To Look Beyond The Numbers"
If you’re getting your first student loan or credit card, you’re likely seeing some terms you don’t recognize. A key component of being an informed consumer is understanding all those financial terms. You’ve probably heard…Read More of the article "19 Important Financial Terms You Should Know"
Don’t let your student loan statement be a surprise in the mail. Be prepared for student loan repayment by asking yourself these three questions: 1. Who are your loan servicers? When you take out student…Read More of the article "Are you Ready for Student Loan Repayment?"
If you have received your financial aid award and still need money for college, private loans may be worth considering. Banks, credit unions, and other lending organizations offer private loans. First Steps for Private Loans…Read More of the article "Selecting a Private Loan Program"
Most students need to borrow money to cover the cost of their college education. It’s important to understand the borrowing options available. If you completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and received an award…Read More of the article "Understanding Your Options for Federal and Private Student Loans"
Like most college students, you’re probably planning to work a summer job to help pay for school next year. If you currently receive college financial aid, you may be wondering how your summer job will…Read More of the article "How Will a Summer Job Affect My Financial Aid?"