The Co-Signer Release Myth Exposed by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

When you sign up for student loans, many lenders will encourage you to have your parents co-sign the loan. For some borrowers, it is the only way to get a

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Is the Estimated Cost of Attendance an Accurate Number?

A school’s Cost of Attendance (COA) serves two essential functions. For prospective students, the COA is the number used to compare the prices of different schools. The COA includes the

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Scam Alert: Shady MyFedLoan Servicing Transfers

One of the sad realities of life with student loans is dealing with scammers. Many of the most dangerous scams piggyback on recent student loan news to take advantage of

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Are Student Loans Worth It? Four Questions to Ask

It wasn’t that long ago that student loans were almost always a great idea. College was affordable, and any college degree meant excellent employment opportunities. Sadly, those days are over.

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