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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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Federal Loan Consolidation vs. Private Student Loan Refinancing: What You Need to Know

After graduation, many students end up with several student loans from different lenders. Whether you have federal loans, private loans, or a mix of the two, multiple payments can be difficult to keep track of. This is why many people make the decision to consolidate their student loans, either through consolidation or through refinancing. Loan consolidation essentially means combining multiple…

Parent PLUS Loans and Other Student Loans for Parents

One of the biggest things on your mind as a parent is probably supporting your child through college. A potential way to do this is by using college savings accounts to save money for tuition, textbooks, and other education-related expenses. However, savings accounts are only useful if you have time to plan ahead for your child’s college education, and enough…

How to Save for College — Types of College Savings Accounts

If you’re a parent who is trying to save money for your child’s college education, then you’ve probably heard about college savings accounts. A college savings account is an account that you can deposit money into to be drawn on later when it’s time to pay for tuition, textbooks, housing, or any of the other eligible expenses that come with…

Everything You Need to Know About Student Loan Scams

As the cost of attending college has increased, so has the amount of debt that students take on to finance their education. In fact, it’s starting to reach astronomical levels. According to the Federal Reserve, the amount of outstanding student loan debt reached $1.56 trillion as of the third quarter of 2018. This staggering amount of debt leaves prospective and…

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