The Risks and Dangers of a Small Student Loan

Many students have a justifiable fear of student debt. Living with student loans often means delaying buying a house, getting married, or having kids. As our collective understanding of student… Read more

Every* Student Loan Borrower Should Sign Up for Income-Driven Repayment

By my estimation, approximately 10 million federal student loan borrowers are enrolled in the wrong repayment plan. The math is pretty simple: almost all borrowers should sign up for an… Read more

Everything You Need to Know About Funding College With Student Loans

(StatePoint) While the majority of parents today strongly value higher education, that doesn’t always alleviate their sticker shock when it comes to college-related costs. A new College Ave survey finds… Read more

Parent PLUS Loans vs. Cosigning Private Loans vs. HELOC Loans

If you have to borrow money to help your child pay for college, there are many routes to choose from. Most experts, myself included, believe that federal direct student loans… Read more

How to Pay for College with No Savings

Congratulations! Your high school graduate has chosen a college or university! Now comes the hard part: how to pay for it? Affordability can be a tough nut to crack, especially… Read more

How to Get Ready the Summer Before College

From tuition costs to required course materials, there’s a lot to financially plan for when it comes to college. As you’re preparing for your transition from high school graduate to… Read more

College Deadlines | Admissions & Applications

There’s a lot of planning that goes into researching, visiting, and applying to different colleges. Amid all the excitement, it can be easy to overlook a small, but very crucial… Read more

Biden’s Impossible Student Loan Dilemma

As a student loan borrower who runs a website for student loan borrowers, I’m sometimes guilty of looking at issues from a borrower-centric perspective. That said, empathy is an essential… Read more

Top 10 Professions Most Likely to Refinance Student Loans

Student loan debt can end up being quite costly with interest accrued over the life of the loan. Student loan refinancing is a strategy that makes repayment more affordable. Refinancing… Read more

Survey: Top 10 Professions Pursuing Student Loan Forgiveness

For many people, student loans are a path to get the necessary educational requirements to pursue a certain profession. While student loan debt amounts vary based on school, such as… Read more