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How to Score a Lower Student Loan Interest Rate
After the excitement of graduation wears off, reality comes in the form of student loan payments. You might be surprised to find that your loan balance has grown. You likely… READ MORE →
How to Get a Student Loan (Even If You Have Bad Credit)
Some parents don’t have a choice when it comes to borrowing for their child’s college education, and most families will have to take out some loans to help pay for even a decently priced university. But if you’re a parent with bad credit, your options for paying for college can feel limiting. Here are 3steps to take if you’ve got bad credit as a parent and you need to take out student loans for your child. READ MORE →
Could an Income-Driven Repayment Plan Help You Pay Off Student Loans?
If you graduated in May, your student loan grace period is quickly coming to an end. If you have tried to put your debt out of your mind – and… READ MORE →
Why a Side Hustle Is Your Biggest Student Loan Secret Weapon
Paying off student loans ahead of schedule is a worthy goal. For most people dealing with big monthly payments, being free of student debt sooner would be a welcome relief.… READ MORE →