How Borrowers Can Change Student Loan Laws and Policy

Sometimes it feels like if you are not extremely wealthy, you don’t influence the rules in America. Student loan borrowers find themselves in a vortex of complicated policies, limited resources,… Read more

Biden’s New Expanded Income-Contingent Repayment Plan: What We Know So Far

X Lender and Bonus disclosure All rates listed represent APR range. Commonbond: If you refinance over $100,000 through this site, $500 of the cash bonus listed above is provided directly… Read more

5 Pros and Cons of Paying Off Student Loans Early

Making monthly loan payments to pay off student loan debt can feel like a huge burden for college graduates. Whether you’re already in repayment, or are still in school and dreaming… Read more

IBR and PAYE Strategy in Community Property States

On their own, income-driven repayment plans like Income-Based Repayment (IBR) and Pay As You Earn (PAYE) can be complicated. When borrowers get married, the repayment strategy and calculations get even… Read more

All of Your Questions About Scholarships, Answered

Winning a full-ride scholarship is no walk in the park, with the primary reason being that these scholarships are worth a LOT of money!  To be honest, my advice on… Read more

The Student Loan Forgiveness Risks from Refinancing

Student loan refinancing is a powerful resource. Used correctly, refinancing can help borrowers save a fortune on interest and keep monthly payments manageable. Used incorrectly, it can erase student loan… Read more

Asking for a Raise to Help Pay Off Student Debt

As this website has discussed in several prior articles, the income you earn from your main job will be the primary means by which you can pay off student loans.… Read more

10 Life-Saving Resources For High School AP Students

If you’re reading this post, you’re either preparing for AP classes to begin, or have realized that you’re going to need a little extra help in them. Both are completely… Read more

8 Things To Do Before Your First Day Of High School

Congratulations! You’ve made it through middle school and are now about to enter high school. High school is a new experience, and an understandably scary one for some. But it… Read more

How to Unlock Income-Based Repayment Plans for Parent PLUS Loans

X Lender and Bonus disclosure All rates listed represent APR range. Commonbond: If you refinance over $100,000 through this site, $500 of the cash bonus listed above is provided directly… Read more