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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 […]

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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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Feb
17
2015

What Should I Know about Student Loan Interest When Paying My Taxes?

Although repaying student loans can be a hassle, it can have some fringe benefits at tax time, because you may qualify for a tax deduction if you paid interest on your student loans. In most cases, for instance, only the interest paid on mortgage payments is deductible. You usually cannot deduct the interest you paid […]

Posted by David Barak

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Feb
12
2015

Should I Refinance My Student Loans?

Student loan refinancing has gained popularity over the last several years as students have looked for alternative ways to lower their payments and escape student loan debt faster. Just like refinancing a mortgage, student loan refinancing is the process in which you take out a new loan to pay off your old loans. The goal, […]

Posted by Mary Grace Leal

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