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What Happens if You Default on Your Student Loans (It’s Not Pretty)

One of the worst-case scenarios for student loan borrowers is to be unable to make their payment. Given enough time (generally, 9 months of non-payment) you may default on your student loans, meaning they are officially reported as going unpaid. This is a scary proposition to consider. What happens when, for some reason, you’re unable …
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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Understanding College Debt Levels and Student Loan Payments

Many families get buried in huge college debt and massive monthly loan payments that they didn’t expect after graduation. Unfortunately, that can greatly impact both the student who took out loans and their family members. This applies to both the time spent in college and well into the student’s future. College Affordability One of the …