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August 12, 2015

How AutoPay Works for Variable Rate Student Loans

Using an AutoPay option offers lots of convenience and peace of mind when repaying federal or private student loans. The…

How AutoPay Works for Variable Rate Student Loans

Using an AutoPay option offers lots of convenience and peace of mind when repaying federal or private student loans. The…

August 12, 2015

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August 11, 2015

Pros / Cons on Federal and Private Student Loan Consolidation

Trying to figure out a way to consolidate student loans? Here are some fundamentals to consider when comparing options. 1.…

Pros / Cons on Federal and Private Student Loan Consolidation

Trying to figure out a way to consolidate student loans? Here are some fundamentals to consider when comparing options. 1.…

August 11, 2015

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August 10, 2015

Should You Pay Off Your Student Loans Now Or Later?

Student loan debt is one of the most challenging types of debt to have. It’s an I.O.U. against your future…

Should You Pay Off Your Student Loans Now Or Later?

Student loan debt is one of the most challenging types of debt to have. It’s an I.O.U. against your future…

August 10, 2015

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August 4, 2015

Student Loan Refinancing and Consolidation with Credit Unions

Imagine enjoying post-grad life even more when you reduce your student loan burden and simplify your finances. That can become…

Student Loan Refinancing and Consolidation with Credit Unions

Imagine enjoying post-grad life even more when you reduce your student loan burden and simplify your finances. That can become…

August 4, 2015

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July 31, 2015

The Best Way to Save For College? What Every Parent Should Know About 529 Plans

You are not alone if you feel that saving for college and selecting the correct savings vehicle can be a…

The Best Way to Save For College? What Every Parent Should Know About 529 Plans

You are not alone if you feel that saving for college and selecting the correct savings vehicle can be a…

July 31, 2015

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July 30, 2015

I Was Awarded a Parent PLUS Loan, Should I Take It?

Several different types of financial aid are available for students enrolling in college, including scholarships, grants and loans. While scholarships…

I Was Awarded a Parent PLUS Loan, Should I Take It?

Several different types of financial aid are available for students enrolling in college, including scholarships, grants and loans. While scholarships…

July 30, 2015

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July 29, 2015

The Power of Compounding Interest

When you borrow money from a bank or credit card company, you will usually pay interest. Interest is the fee…

The Power of Compounding Interest

When you borrow money from a bank or credit card company, you will usually pay interest. Interest is the fee…

July 29, 2015

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July 28, 2015

What to Know about Student Loan Forgiveness

For many college attendees, taking out student loans was unavoidable. Tuition costs are high, and student loans make it possible…

What to Know about Student Loan Forgiveness

For many college attendees, taking out student loans was unavoidable. Tuition costs are high, and student loans make it possible…

July 28, 2015

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July 27, 2015

3 Tips For Managing Your Student Loans While You’re Still In School

Getting a student loan is incredibly easy – you simply go to your schools financial aid website, enter some of…

3 Tips For Managing Your Student Loans While You’re Still In School

Getting a student loan is incredibly easy – you simply go to your schools financial aid website, enter some of…

July 27, 2015

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July 24, 2015

Private Student Loan Interest Rates in 2015

With the costs for tuition and other expenses at colleges and universities continuing to rise, it’s more important than ever…

Private Student Loan Interest Rates in 2015

With the costs for tuition and other expenses at colleges and universities continuing to rise, it’s more important than ever…

July 24, 2015

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July 23, 2015

Why Student Loans are Considered Good Debt

As it stands, incomes aren’t growing, but many people are spending more. Many people have easy access to debt which, helps them…

Why Student Loans are Considered Good Debt

As it stands, incomes aren’t growing, but many people are spending more. Many people have easy access to debt which, helps them…

July 23, 2015

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July 22, 2015

Cultivating Credit: 5 Tips to Improve Your Credit Score

Whether you’re struggling to recover from bad debts or simply seek a better financial future, improving your credit score is…

Cultivating Credit: 5 Tips to Improve Your Credit Score

Whether you’re struggling to recover from bad debts or simply seek a better financial future, improving your credit score is…

July 22, 2015

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