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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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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…

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…

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