Private Student Loans and Bankruptcy: Is It Possible?

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

Student Loan Forgiveness for Essential Workers

The Covid-19 pandemic has taught us a lot about who does the essential work in our society. We’ve learned the most important jobs aren’t necessarily the highest paying or the… Read more

How is my Discretionary Income Calculated for Student Loan Payments? 

Your discretionary income is the most important number when calculating student loan payments on income-driven repayment (IDR) plans. Fortunately, discretionary income calculations are easy. Better yet, the Department of Education… Read more

How to Get Navient Student Loan Forgiveness (The Complete 2022 Guide)

Note: Navient announced on January 13, 2022 that they had reached a settlement with 39 state Attorneys General providing $1.7 billion in forgiveness to some borrowers with private student loans… Read more

How to Start Building Credit

Credit plays a major role in your financial well-being. Your credit score helps you qualify for student loans, car loans, credit cards, apartments, and mortgages, among other things. But it… Read more

How Borrowers Should Handle the Navient Shutdown

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

Student Loan Refinance Strategy as the Federal Interest Freeze Winds Down

For about two years, the federal government hasn’t charged a penny of interest on federally-held student loans. It is hard to beat a 0% interest rate. For this reason, I’ve… Read more

10 Takeaways from the Navient Student Loan Settlement

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Student Loan Settlement: What It Is, What to Expect, and Alternatives

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

4 Next Steps If You’re Denied a Parent PLUS Loan

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