What to Consider Before Refinancing / What to Know

The vast majority of student loan borrowers rely on federal loans. In fact, The Institute for College Access & Success reported that more than 90% of outstanding education debt was… Read more

I’m a CFP and Here Are the 4 Things to Look for In Student Loans

As a financial advisor, I have always cautioned clients and their families to avoid borrowing money unless they absolutely have to. Like it or not, but higher education is often… Read more

Student Loan APRs vs. Interest Rates

Clearly marked APRs help consumers shop for a mortgage and compare lenders. In the world of student loans, APRs show up inconsistently and often confuse borrowers and prospective borrowers. Fortunately,… Read more

How to Pay for a Summer Class: Summer Financial Aid

  You’ve already got the finances figured out for your fall and spring semesters. Now that you’ve realized the benefits of attending a summer session, you may be wondering what… Read more

Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program: What is STAR LRP?

The federal government offers several loan forgiveness plans in exchange for fulfilling service obligations in designated areas and professions. A notable example is the Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery… Read more

How to Pay for Medical School

There’s no doubt in anyone’s mind that affording the education required to become a physician is a daunting task. On top of the escalating costs of an undergraduate degree, if… Read more