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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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How Do I Get My Student Loan Refund Check?

A student’s journey through college comes with a lot of expenses. That’s why students can access refund checks to pay for some expenses. As a result, having a loan refund check becomes very important for many students as the semester begins. Here are some important factors you should know about regarding a student loan refund check.   What is a refund…

8 Unusual Sources for College Scholarships

It’s no secret that scholarships and grants can help reduce the need to take out loans to pay for college expenses. What remains a mystery is where to quickly find this “free money” when you’re already in school and preoccupied with attending classes, studying, extra-curriculars — and sleep. Since you can’t spend all your time searching for ways to pay…

5 Steps to Take After Your Student Loans Are Paid in Full

Launch the confetti cannons and blow the party horns — you’ve paid off your student loans! You’ve accomplished a task that may have been 10 or more years in the making. With the average monthly student loan payment hovering close to $400, your last payment likely freed up significant room in your budget. But before you blow those extra funds…

Student Loan Debt & Homeownership: Can They Coexist?

Despite your confidence in your ability to complete a home loan application, you might doubt your ability to actually become a homeowner. This doubt rears its ugly head at the same time each month — the day you make your monthly student loan payment. That hefty monthly payment is already putting a squeeze on your finances, and adding another large…

7 Secrets of Graduating with Less Student Loan Debt

If you’ve accepted your college’s financial student aid package (grants and work-study only) and submitted dozens of scholarship applications to avoid taking out student loans, you may still be shocked when your tuition bill arrives with a balance due. Sadly, you might even feel like it’s your destiny to join the 44.7 million Americans who are struggling to repay student…

Meet Alexis: Who Saved $50,000 By Refinancing Her Student Loans

A typical day for Alexis Kuhner involves tending to her full house of pets and enjoying life with her husband. You can find her reading, exploring the city, or researching their next travel destination. Alexis’s Journey Since graduating from the University of Scranton in 2016, she has assumed many roles in the financial industry and currently resides in Brampton, New…

So You Took A Gap Year After High School…Now What?

Up to 40% of students in 2020 are seriously considering a “gap year”, an extra year off between high school and college. There are many reasons one may choose this route, such as time to earn money for college, acquire new skills, or narrow down one’s career options. Once you’ve come close to wrapping up your time off, you may…

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