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Student Loan Forgiveness for Teachers

If you’re a teacher now, then you’re probably right in the midst of experiencing the troubles that many other teachers face–generally low starting salaries despite having a stack of student loans that seems like it could reach to the moon and back. You’ve probably heard rumblings about teachers being eligible for forgiveness of their student …
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What Happens if You Default on Student Loans (It’s Not Pretty)

When you miss a payment, your student loan goes into delinquency. If you don’t make that missed payment within a certain number of days, your student loan will enter a default status. Federal student loans enter default when the payment is 270 days past the due date. Private student loans enter default after 3 missed …
Can't afford your student loan payments? There are options.
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What to Do If You Can’t Afford Your Student Loan Payments

It’s never a good feeling to look at your bank account and know that you don’t have enough to cover your bills. Unfortunately, too many people with student loans find themselves in this position after graduating. When the student loan payments come due, it can be a scary proposition. Some students haven’t been able to …
These strategies can help you start saving money on your student loans.
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3 Strategies for Saving Money on Your Student Loans

Are you feeling stressed about your student loan payments? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Each year, hundreds of thousands of students graduate from college with debt. Some borrowed more than others, but almost all students agree that paying back your student loans can affect everything from buying a new car to buying your first house or even …
Refinancing your student loans could save you a lot of money. You may be wondering when to refinance your student loans
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When to Refinance Your Student Loans: 5 Signs Now Is the Time

Many students go through similar experiences with their student loans. When you’re in college, it all seems like some sort of distant reality. You know you’re accumulating student loan debt, but you haven’t considered how much you’ll ultimately owe, or what the payments will look like. Understandably so, because school is your main focus. But, …
Here's our guide to refinancing your student loans.
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Student Loan Refinancing 101: 5 Steps to Start Refinancing Your Student Loans

If you’re like most students thinking about student loan refinance, then you’re probably feeling a whole lot of anxiety. You know that you could save money by refinancing (maybe?) but trying to unravel the process is like untangling your headphones after you’ve carried them around in your backpack all day. Consolidation? Refinance? Income-based repayment? What’s …
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8 College Scholarships for Black and African-American Students

College degrees have taken the place of high school diplomas when it comes to obtaining an entry-level position. With the cost of college constantly on the rise, scholarships and grants are more important than ever. Here are some great scholarships and grants offered for Black and African-American students who need help paying for college. 1. Ron …
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8 College Scholarships for High School Seniors

Senior year is the ultimate time to be searching and applying for college scholarships. While some scholarships are only for select majors, locations, colleges, or age groups, more scholarships for seniors than any other group of students. Here are eight amazing scholarships for high school seniors. Olin Teague Award Amount: $4,000 Deadline: June 30, 2022 …