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Your Educational Guide On How to Pay for College

So you’re thinking about going to school – or going BACK to school – or helping someone you love to go to school. Whether it’s you, your partner, or one of your kids, it’s always exciting to think about the possibilities of post-secondary education. Sometimes that means living on campus and taking on the full ...
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Various Types of Student Loans: Borrow Smarter

It isn’t easy to pay for a college education. The average price of one year at a public university, including tuition, fees, room, and board at the in-state rate is almost $21,000. The private school rate is almost $47,000. That can exhaust 529 plan savings pretty quickly. That’s why so many college students and their parents take ...
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How to Find Your Student Loan Servicer: Smart Tips

Student loan or campus loan repayments can be confusing. You know you have to make the payment. But where do you send the payment and where do you find your student loans? You won’t necessarily be paying the same entity that lent you money. Your student loan servicer and lender could be different so there are some ...
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How to Repay Your Student Loan On-Time, Every Time

Congratulations on your college degree! You worked hard and you deserve it. But guess what? College wasn’t free. Even if you worked your way through your 529 savings, won a few small scholarships and participated in a work-study program, you might have had to take out a loan to bridge the gap. National student debt ...
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How to Avoid Defaulting On Student Loans: Money 101

Although getting a college education puts you ahead in your career, it’s also a huge expense. These days, many young American students are relying on student loans to cover their expenses as they pursue their education. This can, unfortunately, add stress over financial issues to the many other challenges of succeeding in university studies. It ...
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A Study Guide to Save Money on Your Student Loan

The cost of higher education is rising and all it seems to do is continue to rise. The national student debt, like all other debts, is on the rise. The price tag alone is enough to make people decide not to go to college. Do not be one of those people. Even with the rising ...
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Student Loan Statistical Overview: By The Numbers

The total amount of student loan debt in 2020 is over $1.67 trillion according to the US debt clock. In terms of a student loan statistical overview, the total credit card debt is smaller at only $1.08 trillion. The most revealing thing about this part of our student loan statistical overview is that the average balance ...

What Student Loan Forgiveness Options are Available?

A few days ago, I received a notice in the mail that my student loan payments are coming due. I had been dreading the payments for years, but I was honestly shocked at the amount of my monthly payments: $1153.35. Who has that kind of money left over each month? Not me. I do not mind ...

Traditional Student Loan Versus An Income Share Agreement

College is expensive. I am sure you are thinking ‘yeah, no kidding’. There is not a student (or parent of a student) out there thinking about college that is not also thinking about how to pay for it. According to Collegedata, the average cost of tuition in 2018 was around $34,000 for private institutions and close ...