Did You Know You Can Appeal Your Financial Aid Package?

So many of life’s purchases, both large and small, involve negotiations. Everything from the amount we pay for a car, to the final price tag on a home, to what we pay for a gym membership involves some level of haggling or back and forth. Yet when it comes to college tuition — one of … Read moreDid You Know You Can Appeal Your Financial Aid Package?

How to Talk to Your Teen About Student Loans

With college almost close enough to touch, your high schooler has probably been talking your ear off about which universities they want to visit and which majors they’re considering. While this is a very exciting time for your teen, you also don’t want them to go into massive debt chasing their…

Parent PLUS Loan Equals Another, Older Generation Mired in Student Debt

It appears that the nation’s ballooning student loan debt is not just confined to students. The crisis, as it turns out, also encompasses millions of parents who are Parent PLUS loan holders. And according to a recent Brookings Institution report some troubling trends are beginning to emerge among parents who borrow money via these federal … Read moreParent PLUS Loan Equals Another, Older Generation Mired in Student Debt

How To Manage Student Loan Debt

Student loan debt might just be the biggest financial problem facing today’s 20- and 30-somethings. Got student loans you can’t wait to pay off? Welcome to the club. As of 2018, americans owe more than $1.5 trillion on student loans. That’s more than on credit cards and auto loans combined. Education is essential to increasing your lifetime income, … Read moreHow To Manage Student Loan Debt

Best Personal Loans Of January 2019

Personal loans are useful for people who need a loan with fewer strings attached. By design, the application process is fast and easy. You may be provided with more flexible terms, and your loan can be used for a wide variety personal, family, or household needs What’s more, many people don’t know that personal loans … Read moreBest Personal Loans Of January 2019

Best Personal Loans Of December 2018

Personal loans are useful for people who need a loan with fewer strings attached. By design, the application process is fast and easy. You may be provided with more flexible terms, and your loan can be used for a wide variety personal, family, or household needs What’s more, many people don’t know that personal loans … Read moreBest Personal Loans Of December 2018

Should You Refinance Student Loans With a Balance Transfer Card?

As of early 2018, the average student loan debt for 2017 graduates was $39,400. That’s a 6% bump from the year before, notes Student Loan Hero. Collective student loan debt nationwide is also up to $1.48 trillion across 44 million borrowers. With stats like these, it’s no wonder students are…

Cancer Patients Can Now Defer Student Loans Without Accruing Interest

During the height of my three-year battle with breast cancer, a diagnosis that required one dozen surgical procedures, eight months of chemotherapy, and eight weeks of radiation treatment five days a week, I was scraping to get by on disability payments and whatever odd jobs I completed when my energy allowed. Needless to say, I … Read moreCancer Patients Can Now Defer Student Loans Without Accruing Interest