August 29, 2019

Great Lakes Student Loan Refinance and Consolidation

Great Lakes is one of four servicers approved by the Department of Education to handle federal student loans. In 2018 alone, Great Lakes worked with over 7.5 million borrowers and managed more than $232 billion in student loans, making them…

August 21, 2019

President Trump Signs Executive Order to Forgive Student Debt for Disabled Military

In a surprising move by the Trump administration, President Donald Trump signed an executive order this week that could potentially give thousands of servicemembers better access to student loan forgiveness. Coming after criticism about the administration’s actions on behalf of…

August 05, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Student Loan Collections

In March 2019, it was announced that borrowers owed more than $1.5 trillion in student loan debt. Just a few months later, Bloomberg released an article stating $3.3 billion of this astronomical figure was in collections, and that collecting on…

July 22, 2019

Is Paying Off Student Loans with a Credit Card a Good Idea?

Credit cards are a great way to build credit, finance a purchase, and in some cases, even pay down debt. But despite their advantages, credit cards have become a big problem for many Americans, who sometimes use these valuable tools…

July 12, 2019

How an Internship Can Help with Life After College

Life after college can be full of ups and downs. But if you prepare yourself ahead of time, chances are you’ll have a huge advantage when it comes to starting your professional career. One way to boost your post-college resume…

July 05, 2019

6 High-Paying Jobs that Offer Student Loan Forgiveness

Getting a degree not only gives you more career options, it can help you earn more money in your profession. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), having a bachelor’s degree will help you earn an average of $907…