Student Loan Blog

  • Buying a Home with Student Loan Debt

    May 15th, 2016 | News download (14)

    You’ve probably heard that many people with student loan debt are forced to delay many of the goals they’d like to accomplish or next steps they’d like to take. Some people need to put off starting a family or purchasing a home, and surveys show this is often due to the burden of student loan […] […]

  • Consequences of Student Loan Debt

    April 15th, 2016 | Money Management student-loan-bankruptcy

    People interested in attending college are faced with many big decisions, including what field to study, where to attend college, and if you’ll live on or off campus. One of the most important decisions students must make is evaluating if a college degree a worthwhile financial investment, and if so, how they will pay for […] […]

  • The Status of Student Loan Debt Today

    March 15th, 2016 | News images (5)

    When considering college, students are faced with this conundrum, as President Barack Obama explains, “At a time when higher education has never been more important, it’s also never been more expensive. Over the last three decades, the average tuition at a public university has more than tripled.” But the President, economists, educators, and common wisdom […] […]

  • Student Loans and Your Housing

    February 15th, 2016 | News images (6)

    As you’re planning for your higher education, there are many things you’ll need to consider: the profitability of your desired major, which college you’ll attend, and how you’ll pay for it are all toward the top of the list. You’ll also need to make decisions related to where you’ll live while you attend classes. Most […] […]

  • Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and Student Loans

    January 15th, 2016 | Debt Relief download (6)

    It’s no secret that including your student loans is a difficult challenge and for many people may simply be impossible. But that doesn’t mean that bankruptcy isn’t a viable option for getting all types of debt under control and improving your overall financial situation. Even if you can’t include your student loans in bankruptcy, having […] […]

  • Return on Investment for College Degrees

    December 15th, 2015 | News images (3)

    People decide to attend college for a variety of reasons and coming from a range of socioeconomic backgrounds and situations. There’s more to a college degree than just building a career and earning money. Going to college can encourage people to be lifelong learners, instill critical thinking and communication skills, and enrich lives in less […] […]

  • Private Student Loans

    November 10th, 2015 | Debt Relief

    Completing a college degree takes discipline and hard work, and financing your education may take some creativity and resourcefulness. Some students decide to work part or full time to reduce their dependence on student loans, which can make a big difference in their financial bottom line after graduation. Some colleges are also able to offer […] […]

  • The GI Bill and Student Loans

    November 3rd, 2015 | Debt Relief GI Bill

    One of the most important and valuable benefits of serving in the military is being able to take advantage of the GI Bill. This funding can also be transferred to veterans’ children and spouses. The current GI Bill was created in 2009 to benefit veterans who served post-September 11, 2001 and is the most generous […] […]

  • Revised Pay As You Earn

    October 27th, 2015 | Payment Options PayNowPayLater

    Approximately 70% of college seniors graduate with student loans, with an average of $28,000 owed. If you’re behind on paying your student loans, no matter what type of loans you have or how much you owe, you aren’t alone. […]

  • Just Because You Can Borrow Money Doesn’t Mean You Should

    October 20th, 2015 | Loans Borrowing Student Loans

    How Much Can I Borrow? When people decide to go to college to pursue a degree and career, one of the questions they may have is “how much money can I borrow?” Fortunately, there are many sources of money to pay for education, but before you focus on loans, it’s best to fill out the […] […]