The Government Desperately Needs to Simplify Student Loan Repayment

For many borrowers, repayment of federal student loans is a scary proposition. Massive balances and unaffordable monthly bills scare some into thinking they will never pay off their student loans.

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How the Student Loan Crisis Benefits the Wealthy

To many Americans, a college education is at the heart of the American dream. The idea is simple: get a good education, earn a good living, and provide an even

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Giving Up on Student Loan Forgiveness? What is Next?

For some borrowers, student loan forgiveness is their only hope for debt freedom. For other borrowers, loan forgiveness is a pipe dream that only complicates repayment. This article is for

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7 expert financial tips to help parents of college-bound students get ready for 2022

(BPT) – If there’s a high school senior in your family, your life may be busy with college applications and excitement over the coming changes. But along with that excitement

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4 Ways Student Loan Refinance Rates Are Determined

When shopping for student loan refinance rates, you may encounter some very competitive interest rates. Refinancing your student loans to get a lower rate could make a difference to your

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How Are Private Student Loan Interest Rates Determined?

When it comes to paying for college, interest rates can seem difficult to understand. There are two different types of interest rates, which change according to outside factors, like government

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The graduate job market – advice for current students

Anne Wilson, Head of Careers at the University of Warwick, reports from an Institute of Student Employers event on the state of the current job market Continue reading Did you

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Three Things Dave Ramsey Gets Wrong About Student Loans

In many households across America, Dave Ramsey is a trusted advisor on all personal finance matters. He dispenses straightforward instructions and a healthy dose of motivation to his followers. Unfortuantely,

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Five Student Loan Tips for August 2021

As we head into the dog days of summer, all eyes in the student loan world are focused on President Joe Biden. The big question is whether or not he

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IBR and PAYE Strategy in Community Property States

On their own, income-driven repayment plans like Income-Based Repayment (IBR) and Pay As You Earn (PAYE) can be complicated. When borrowers get married, the repayment strategy and calculations get even

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