Biden’s Options Cancel Private Student Loans

Private student loans make up less than 10% of the existing student loan debt in the United States, but they cause some of the worst student loan horror stories. Private… Read more

Don’t make these 5 mistakes in high school

By Katie Azevedo, M.Ed. I know I sound all teachery-mothery here, but high school is one of the most critical periods of our lives. So much can happen in those… Read more

6 Best Resources For College Applications

As one wave of college applications dies down, another one begins almost immediately. That’s right, it’s that stressful time again, this time for another group of people. If you’re a… Read more

What To Bring To Your Freshman Year Of College

Last Updated on July 30, 2022 For many young adults (like you!), the freshman year of college marks the first time they are living away from home, away from their… Read more

Rubio’s LOAN Act Promises 0% Interest, but it Doesn’t Deliver

Florida Senator Marco Rubio has introduced some genuinely innovative proposed legislation to address the student loan crisis. The headline terms are 0% interest and streamlined Income-Driven Repayment. Both would be… Read more

How Inflation, Rising Interest Rates Make it Harder for Student Loan Borrowers to Buy a House

Buying a home has gotten increasingly difficult for many Americans. With mortgage rates and house prices on the way up, home ownership may seem out of reach. These challenges hit… Read more

Bucket List Ideas for High School Senior Families

If you’re a parent with a student heading off to college in the 2023-2024 school year, you’ve likely got a senior-year bucket list in the works. You’re not alone. From… Read more

The Best Order to Pay Off Your Student Loans

Most personal finance experts say that starting with the highest interest rate loan is the best way to pay off student loans. A few, like Dave Ramsey, say you should… Read more

IBR Payments, the Repayment Restart, and IDR Certification Deadlines

Once federal student loan payments restart, borrowers on Income-Driven Repayment plans like IBR and PAYE will have plenty of time before they need to recertify their income. This policy is… Read more

What Every High School Student Should Know About Student Loans and College

To many students, leaving for college is the realization of a dream. Starting school marks an entry into adulthood and the freedom that comes with it. Sadly, many high school… Read more