• Types of Federal Student Loans

    February 23rd, 2015 | Loans student loans

    The first step to applying for any financial aid for college, whether you’re interested in grants, scholarships, or loans, is usually to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA.) Your financial aid counselor will use this information to put together a financial aid package for you. Before committing to a financial aid package […] […]

  • Case Study in Loan Forgiveness

    February 16th, 2015 | Debt Relief Student loan forgiveness

    Like many of us, Frank had always wanted to go to college, but wasn’t sure what he wanted to do as his career. He was fascinated with how the human mind works and what motivates behavior, so he chose to pursue a bachelor’s degree in psychology. To pay for his education, he worked part time […] […]

  • A Case Study in Student Loan Discharge

    February 9th, 2015 | Debt Relief Student-Loan-Debt

    Kate grew up in a family that valued education and hard work. She always wanted to go to college and follow in her parents’ footsteps of a career as a teacher. She was able to secure some federal grants to cover tuition, and her junior and senior year she landed a paid internship which offset […] […]

  • A Case Study in Income-Based Payment Plans

    February 2nd, 2015 | Debt Relief Startup

    Mike grew up in a home where money was always tight, so he was determined to go to college and get a great-paying career. He qualified for some government grants and also received a couple of small scholarships, but still needed to take out some student loans to cover the cost of his education. Mike […] […]