Ultimate Guides

  • The Ultimate Guide to Financial Aid

    Financial aid can help you pay for college. Are you thinking about attending college, graduate school or a technical school? There’s a lot to consider: where to go, what to study, how to get accepted, and how to afford the education. In this guide, you’ll learn all about financial aid and the application process. What is Financial Aid? Financial aid…

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  • The Ultimate Guide to Student Loan Consolidation

    If you have several federal student loans, consolidating may be an option to consider. In this guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know about federal student loan consolidation. What is the Direct Consolidation Loan? A Direct Consolidation Loan is made by the U.S. Department of Education allowing you to combine one or more federal student loans into one new…

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  • The Ultimate Guide to Pay Off Student Loans Faster

    To pay off student debt quickly, you’ll need to change your student loan repayment strategy. In this guide, you’ll learn the best strategies to pay off student loans faster, save money, and get out of student debt sooner. Student loan debt has reached over $1.51 trillion with an average of $31,172 per borrower. It takes anywhere from 10-30 years for borrowers…

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  • The Ultimate Guide to Student Loan Repayment

    This guide shares the various student loan repayment options available to you. There are two main sources of student loans–federal and private– with federal being the primary source of financing for college. It’s important to understand the options so you can choose the best repayment strategy. Federal student loans have repayment options that differ from those offered by private lenders.…

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  • The Ultimate Guide to Student Loans (Federal and Private)

    There are many ways to pay for college but student loans are one way to afford school. In this student loan guide, you’ll come to understand all your federal and private student loan options. Let me start with the basic premise of student loans. It’s meant to fill the gap between your financial aid and the cost of attending. The…

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  • The Ultimate Guide to Student Loan Refinancing

    According to The Federal Reserve, approximately 44.7 million Americans hold a total of $1.6 trillion in student loan debt in 2018. That means the average student loan borrower owes around $47,671. That is a staggering number for any person who is starting out in life. Student debt is a huge burden that can last for decades and impede one’s ability…

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  • The Ultimate Guide to Student Loan Forgiveness

    Federal student loans come with a benefit other types of loans do not–student loan forgiveness. Under specific circumstances, the federal government may forgive your federal student loans meaning you’re no longer obligated to some or all of it. In this ultimate guide to student loan forgiveness, you’ll learn how to qualify, apply, and get your loans forgiven, discharged or canceled.…

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