What Could Biden do to Help Private Student Loan Borrowers?

Over the past year, President Biden has enacted numerous policies to help student loan borrowers. Biden altered policy to help thousands of borrowers qualify for PSLF. He has extended the… Read more

How to Change a Variable-Rate Student Loan into a Fixed-Rate Loan

Editor’s Note: This article covers the strategies borrowers can use to convert their variable-rate federal and private loans into fixed-rate loans. For a more general discussion on inflation, check out… Read more

The Legal and Political Issues

The calls for student loan forgiveness continue to grow louder in 2022. Members of Congress are calling on President Biden to cancel student loans through an executive order. Borrowers don’t… Read more

2021 Tax Return Strategy, Tips & Deductions for Student Loan Borrowers

Tax season is a great time to do a student loan checkup. Most student loan borrowers realize that there is a deduction for student loan interest. However, there are other… Read more

The Government Desperately Needs to Simplify Student Loan Repayment

For many borrowers, repayment of federal student loans is a scary proposition. Massive balances and unaffordable monthly bills scare some into thinking they will never pay off their student loans.… Read more

What Student Loan Fixes are Next from Biden?

When the Department of Education announced a major expansion of Public Service Loan Forgiveness this month, several significant issues that plagued student loan borrowers were fixed. Before the announcement, the… Read more

Published Cost Estimates of Dental School Are Totally Wrong

Imagine if you told a patient you’d charge them $1,000 for a root canal. Then, they get the bill in the mail and it says they owe $1,250. The patient… Read more

Help! I Just Received My First Student Loan Bill

When the first student loan bill shows up, it can be a scary and/or stressful time, but if you make smart decisions now, you can save yourself a lot of… Read more

How 401(k) and 457 Retirement Plan Contributions Lower Student Loan Payments

Without question, my favorite student loan hack is putting money in a retirement account so that you can get lower student loan payments. For borrowers on income-driven repayment plans, monthly… Read more