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

Does Loan Consolidation Affect PSLF Eligibility?

After the announcement of the PSLF waiver on October 6, 2021, we’ve had hundreds of calls with folks about this topic. One question we inevitably hear is “should I consolidate my loans?”… Read more

Top 6 Resources to Help Pay for College

  If your child is college bound, you probably have questions — including how to pay for their higher education. What may surprise you is how many different sources you’ll… 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 Consolidate or Refinance Aidvantage Student Loans

If you are unhappy with your Aidvantage loans, consolidation and refinancing both offer many perks, including a fresh start with a new servicer. Before jumping into the details and the… Read more

Why Getting into Pharmacy School is Now Dangerously Easy

When you were in high school, did you get “strongly encouraged” by your mom or dad to seek a high paying, stable career? My dad was relentless in trying to… 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

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

Why You Need to Apply for a Parent PLUS Loan Every Year

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

107 Ways to Pay Off Student Loans Faster (and Save Money)

If you’re sick of making student loan payments and see no end in sight, you’ll love this guide with tons of ways to pay off your student loans faster and… Read more