• Who are the Key Players in the Student Loan World?

    August 18th, 2014 | Debt Relief make-selection

    Starting college is such an exciting time of growth and potential. You’ll have the opportunity to study topics that interest you and to begin a new career after graduation. But how are you going to pay for this worthwhile investment? Most students end up taking out loans to cover tuition, books, fees, and living expenses […] […]

  • Types of Deferments

    September 1st, 2014 | Debt Relief PayNowPayLater

    It would be great if everyone could just pay college tuition up front and graduate debt free, but with tuition rates and today’s economy, that’s really not possible for most students. Fortunately, student loans can make higher education a reality for anyone who wants to further their career. Just like there are many types of […] […]

  • Deferment or Forbearance?

    September 6th, 2014 | Debt Relief

    If you are an Oregon or Washington student loan borrower coming up on default and need a little breathing room in order to put together an affordable repayment plan, deferment or forbearance can both do the trick. The bottom line is that if at core you just can’t afford your monthly payment, you will ultimately need […] […]

  • Refund Intercept

    September 16th, 2014 | Money Management

    For many families in Washington and Oregon, the yearly tax refund is often the difference between making it and not making it. For families with an earner with defaulted student loans tax time is pretty perilous. Once you are in default, the Department of Education can take your tax refund and, yes, they can even seize EIC. Before the […] […]

  • What Do I Need To Know About The FAFSA?

    March 9th, 2015 | Loans info-checklist

    What Do I Need To Know About The FAFSA? People are very rarely able to pay for their college tuition and other expenses with cash. Even if you don’t need to take out student loans, there is free money available through scholarships, which can offset the cost of college. No matter what kind of aid […] […]

  • Myths About Student Loans

    March 16th, 2015 | Resources myths

    Taking on a new challenge like pursuing a college degree is exciting, but can also be intimidating, especially when it comes to paying tuition. With the high cost of education, most people need help such as student loans or grants. You may not know where to start or may have heard conflicting information about financial […] […]

  • Dependent or Independent?

    May 11th, 2015 | Money Management checklist

    Determining whether you’re considered a dependent or independent student for purposes of financial aid can have far reaching ramifications. It can determine how much and what type of financial aid you’re entitled to, so make sure you know the requirements when you apply for aid. If you have questions, I’m here to help you sort […] […]

  • 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 […] […]

  • Phoenix Fresh Start Bankruptcy Attorneys

    September 26th, 2018 | Resources

    I have started a new bankruptcy law firm in Phoenix, Arizona with offices in the Biltmore and Paradise Valley areas. To learn how how we might be able to serve your bankruptcy needs in Maricopa County, please feel free to visit our website at Phoenix Fresh Start Bankruptcy We would be more than happy to help. Chapter […] […]