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Student Loan Refinancing: Variable vs
Fixed Rate

When student loan borrowers are looking to refinance 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.

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The Top 5 Benefits of Extracurricular Activities

If you’re looking to learn about the benefits of extracurricular activities, you probably already know how valuable they can be. But what exactly are extracurricular activities, and just how important are they? “Extracurricular activities” refer to any regular activities that you commit to outside of the regular school curriculum. This can mean involvement with any number of clubs, teams, associations,…

How to Avoid Capitalized Student Loan Interest

Interest is one of the most commonly misunderstood aspects of student loan repayment- and the concept of capitalized interest can be especially confusing. But you could potentially save yourself thousands of dollars over the repayment period of your student loans by knowing what capitalized interest is and how to avoid it. What is Capitalized Interest? Capitalized interest refers to a…

Student Loans for Pharmacy School: What You Need to Know

If you’re looking for a career in the health field that is both fulfilling and generally well-compensated, pursuing a pharmacy degree can be a great decision. According to PayScale.com, the current average salary for a graduate with a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree is $121,000 per year. Jobs can range anywhere from a pharmacist, clinical pharmacist, or pharmacy director to…

How to Save Money During the Holidays

This winter doesn’t just mark the end of another year, but also the end of the decade. From ice-skating trips to huge family meals, cozy sweaters, and holiday parties, the upcoming holiday season is full of reasons to celebrate. Unfortunately, the cost of these holiday festivities can quickly add up, especially if you need to travel cross-country or are playing…

How This Mom Shaved 17 Years Off of Her Student Loans by Refinancing

Jean Provance’s refrigerator is decorated with the usual- magnets from her travels, family photos, and other memorabilia. But it also has a stack of Post-it notes stuck to it. The note at the top of the stack is labeled “70” and each subsequent note counts down to “0”. This, Jean explains, is her “student loan countdown”. Each month, she celebrates making…

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