The financial camps are divided between paying off your smallest first vs. your highest interest student loan. So whoâs right? Finance people can agree on a few things. Some debts like payday loans and IRS back taxes are worse than…
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Hello! Enjoy this post from my friend Martin. I know this situation applies to many out there (the possibility of what you or others may believe to be useless degrees), so hopefully this post can help someone out! “Why did you waste your time on that degree?” The most ignorant question in the world. You deserve […]
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College graduates saddled with student loans may find this hard to believe, but there is one upside to having to pay back all that debt: It helps you build credit. That may seem like a small consolation â particularly if the balances you owe areÂ even averageÂ âÂ but credit can be hard to come by. Of course,… Read More
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While applying to college, students and parents may consider a variety of factors before enrolling. Those factors could include everything from the programs the school offers, to its location, sports programs, tuitions, and potential financial aid. But, one more thing families may want to think about is a college or universityâs endowment. Not familiar with […]
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It was bound to happen. So-called alternative financing sources for student loans have been popping up all over the place. Some take a peer-to-peer (P2P) approach, where individuals with a few bucks to spare and hopes of a better-than-market return lend to others who are looking for a good deal on a loan. P2P companies… Read More
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When I was single I was convinced there was no way I could tackle my debt on my own. Heck, I didn’t even think I could do it when I got married. But my husband and I have since paid…
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Refinancing your student loans can make good financial sense, and thatâs especially true if your current loans are stuck at a high-interest rate. With a new loan at a lower APR, you could save a bundle of money on interest each month and ultimately pay your student debt off faster. Consolidating several loans into one […]
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As Americans grappled with the financial consequences of the pandemic in March of this year, the federal government took several actions to help cash-strapped consumers. For starters, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in late March of 2020, which included a temporary suspension of payments and interest for government-owned student […]
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Looking to learn how to save money in college? With ever rising college costs, it can really help your current and future finances if you learn how to save money. Tuition for an in-state public college averages around $25,290. Private college tuition costs twice as much, at an average of $50,900, according to Value Penguin. […]
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Before heading off to college, many students will begin the big search for financial aid. For most, that will mean filling out the FAFSA.Â® And that involves calculating the expected family contribution. Though filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid is pretty straightforward, understanding a studentâs eligibility and how much financial aid they […]
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