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Making Your Student Loans Cheaper

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10 Tips for Repaying Your Student Loans

Ahhh, student loans. The expense that seems to be never-ending. Yeah, they get a bad rap these days. While we’re not saying that you couldn’t throw some shade their way, remember that you got them for a good reason. So let’s focus on what to do now. If you’re smart with how you repay them,...

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Income Driven Repayment Plan for Student Loans: How They Work

As a recent graduate, you’ve got a lot on your plate: building a career, living on your own, figuring out what you want to do with the expensive education you’ve just completed – and managing your student loan debt. The good news? If you’re like more than 40 million other Americans, your student loan debt...

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5 Ways To Receive Student Loan Forgiveness

Ever wish you could just snap your fingers and make your student loans disappear forever? With student loan payments deferred during the pandemic, many people are wondering if full student loan forgiveness under Biden might be on the horizon. Not so fast with the “ta-daaa,” though. While the government may not be ready to wipe...

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Consolidate Student Loans vs. Debt Restructuring: Which Is Best?

When you’re a senior in college, probably one of the last things on your mind is student loans. We can still hear ourselves saying, “It’s all good. Future-me will deal with it.” But life can hit you pretty fast. Whether you got your dream job after graduation or you’re making ends meet until you figure...

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Tips for Refinancing Your Student Loan

You make it out into the real world – and all of the sudden – it dawns on you that you have real bills to pay and the debt you racked up in school is looming over your head like a dark cloud. Depending on how much debt you accumulated, your student loan payments may...

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Deferment vs. Forbearance for Student Loans

Show of hands if paying off your student loans is hard. 👋 👋 👋 In Q2 of 2021, out of the more than 42 million student loan borrowers, 26.6 million student loan recipients were in forbearance or deferment. So don’t beat yourself up if you’re struggling. Understanding the difference between deferment versus forbearance will help...

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How To Lower Student Loan Interest

Are your student loans making your pockets hurt? There are probably a million other things you’d rather put your money toward than student loans. Many graduates don’t realize that a large portion of their monthly student loan balance goes to paying off accrued interest rather than eliminating the debt on the actual loan. By lowering...

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