April 10, 2018

Have Bad Credit or No Credit? You Can Still Get a Student Loan

As a college-aged adult you know that most types of loans, like personal loans, mortgage loans and car loans for example, take your credit score into account before you can receive approval. This isn’t always true for student loans, however,…

April 04, 2018

Student Loan Forgiveness Gets a $350M “Fix” in New Spending Bill

Despite objections from the Trump administration and even President Trump himself, the new $3.1 trillion federal spending bill was signed into law last week. To the surprise of many, the bill included $350 million to be put towards student loan…

March 23, 2018

8 Creative Ways to Pay Off Your Student Loans

When you’re in college, making ends meet can sometimes be stressful, even when you have student loans that help pay for tuition, housing and other necessary living expenses. And if you’re like most people, the idea of paying off student…

March 16, 2018

The Advantages of Getting a College Education

At some point in your life a teacher, school counselor or a member of your family has probably told you about the value of getting a college education. In most cases, it’s a conversation that happens when you’re figuring out…

March 14, 2018

Trump’s Department of Education Moves to Protect Student Debt Collectors

Since 2017, a few federal student loan lenders have been under fire for questionable practices that involve how they deal with borrowers, resulting in state lawsuits against FedLoan and Navient that claim the servicers are mismanaging student loan forgiveness options…

December 22, 2017

Borrower Budgeting: How to Save Money in College

Getting through college takes a tremendous amount of focus and discipline. From attending classes and completing projects to staying up all night for study sessions, you often become an expert at managing your free time, class schedule and college workload.…