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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.


Would You Pass a Financial Stress Test?

When was the last time you really took a close look at your finances? If it’s been a while, now might be a good time to reevaluate with a financial “stress test”. Generally, financial stress tests determine whether you’re financially secure enough to get through an emergency. Of course, no two people have exactly the same financial background and circumstances,…

Refinancing Your Student Loans Without a Degree

Student loan refinancing can be beneficial, or even life-changing, for many people. However, you might be wondering if refinancing is even possible for those who never graduated college. Maybe some unexpected life events caused you to take a break from school. Perhaps you stumbled upon a fulfilling career that doesn’t require a degree. Or, maybe you decided that college just…

How to Ask Someone to Cosign a Student Loan

These days, paying for college can be stressful. Even though both federal and private student loans are available, meeting the qualification requirements for these isn’t always easy. This may be especially true if you’re pursuing a graduate degree. Often as a graduate student, you are expected to “fend for yourself” and receive little-to-no help from family. Even qualifying for undergraduate…

Why Am I Getting So Many Credit Card Offers?

As soon as you turned eighteen, it seemed like credit card offers started flooding your mailbox. Offers appeared even if you did not apply for a credit card. Do you find yourself dropping multiple credit card offers, many of them pre-approved, into the shred pile? Are you tired of dealing with the letters–not to mention all the wasted paper that…

Student Loans for Graduate School

After graduating from college, many people choose to continue their education through a graduate program. Some do it to become more competitive in the job market. Others go to graduate school as a result of a change in their personal interests or situation and use it as a way to break into a new field. Some are hoping to use…

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