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Mar
5
2015

Student Loan Refinancing: Variable vs Fixed Rate

When student loan borrowers are looking to refinance their student loans, they typically come across two options: a fixed rate student loan and a variable rate student loan. Variable rate student loans are the most common when refinancing or consolidating your loans, but fixed rate loans are available. However, variable rate loans can sound scary […]

Posted by David Barak

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Mar
2
2015

4 Financial Tips for Every College Student

College is a unique and special experience in a young person’s life. You might be on your own in a city far away from your home. There are your studies to attend to, friends to make, and being in charge of your own personal finances for the first time can be a little daunting. For […]

Posted by Mary Grace Leal

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Feb
26
2015

How Is Your Credit Score Calculated?

One of the key factors in determining your interest rate and loan terms when refinancing your student loan is your credit score. Your credit score can make the difference in potentially $100s in monthly payments. Maintaining an excellent credit score is essential if you want to pay less on your student loans. But many people […]

Posted by David Barak

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Feb
23
2015

What has a bigger influence over your income, your choice of school or academic/career major?

Earning a diploma from a prestigious university can surround you with ambitious students who are at the top of their class, and on your resume it may impress potential employers. That could open lots of doors and potentially lead to higher income. There are also career choices or professional fields that hold the promise of […]

Posted by David Barak

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Feb
19
2015

Dealing With Student Loan Debt Near Retirement

The number of borrowers in their 50s with student loan debt has reached all time highs. This is due to a variety of reasons – from struggling with their own debt, to taking on loans for their children. But one of the biggest financial goals before entering retirement is to be debt free. So what […]

Posted by David Barak

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