Student Loan Blog

  • Student Loan Statistics, Options, and Tips

    September 7th, 2015 | Money Management options

    You may have heard of the “student loan crisis” in the news or may be experiencing a financial crisis of your own. Fortunately, there are several ways to lower student loan debt and responsibly pay it off Current Stats Today 41 million Americans have student loans, and some report that their payments keep them from […] […]

  • Degrees That Make Student Loans Worthwhile

    August 31st, 2015 | Money Management good-better-best

    If you have a passion and dream for your future career, nothing should stand in the way of achieving your goal. However, before pursuing any educational and career path, it’s a good idea to do some research. How long will the training take? How much will it cost and how much of that will need […] […]

  • Buying a House When You Have Student Loans

    August 24th, 2015 | Money Management Home-Mortgage-Loans-for-People-With-Bad-Credit

    The thought of keeping up with student loan payment for years and also trying to build a life by investing in a home can be daunting. Some people who owe student loans believe they’ll always be dragged down by their debt and will never be able to purchase a home, and some even decide to […] […]

  • Myths About Student Loan Forgiveness

    August 17th, 2015 | Money Management myth-fact

    If you’re drowning in student loan debt, you may feel overwhelmed and be looking for a way out. You may be able to make some changes to your budget or look into a variety of payment plans that are designed to fit with your financial situation or income. If this still doesn’t allow you to […] […]

  • Older Adults and Student Loans

    August 10th, 2015 | Payment Options older-students

    When you think of a recent college graduate struggling to build a career and keep up with student loans, you probably think of someone in their 20s, just getting started in life. But today, more and more older adults are finding themselves in student loan debt. While it’s not impossible for an older person to […] […]

  • Student Loan Debt Relief Services

    August 3rd, 2015 | Debt Relief debt-relief

    After the excitement of college is over and you’ve graduated, the realities of life sometimes kick in. You may have trouble finding a job in your field or be surprised at how low your starting wage is. Most student loans allow a grace period, but once that is over, you’ll have student loan payments added […] […]

  • Student Loans and Collection Fees

    July 27th, 2015 | Payment Options Hands of two men counting, giving and taking dollars (Count money)

    If you’re having trouble keeping up with student loan payments, you’re not alone. Many students graduate with debt and are faced with decisions about payment plant, deferment, and strategic budgeting. When people fall behind on payments and don’t take action, their accounts can end up being referred to collections, which could result in substantial fees, […] […]

  • Student Loans and Tax Deductions

    July 20th, 2015 | Money Management tax-deduct

    Keeping up with student loan payments can be challenging, but with so many payment plans available, I can help you create a budget that makes payments manageable. One benefit that’s available to people paying student loans is the ability to claim interest payments on your taxes, which could lower your taxable income and equal a […] […]

  • How Will You Afford Grad School?

    July 13th, 2015 | Loans affording-school

    If you’ve finished your undergraduate degree and are thinking of going to graduate school, there are a few things you’ll need to consider. Take your time to research the type of degree you’d like to pursue. Make sure your degree will result in a job that will enable you to not only make a good […] […]

  • How Student Loans Affect Your Credit Score

    July 6th, 2015 | Money Management avoidance

    Debt can be confusing sometimes, especially when it comes to credit scores. You may have heard that your score is important, but be unsure of the details. What determines your score? What does it mean? And will my student loans negatively or positively impact my score? In order to be a smart consumer, you’ll want […] […]