What To Do When You Take Out Loans But You Dropped Out Of School

Many Americans fall into this camp of individuals who took out loans but for one reason or another had to stop going to school. Maybe they got sick, had to drop out to take care of a family member, or perhaps their current education path was not for them. Whatever [...]

By |2017-10-31T10:08:51-08:00October 31st, 2017|Academics|Comments Off on What To Do When You Take Out Loans But You Dropped Out Of School

Student Loan Debt Rises Almost 150 Percent Over the Last Decade

In a report released by Experian, student loan debt as increased by more than $833 billion and currently sits at $1.4 trillion overall. According to CNBC, the average balance is $34,144, which is up 62 percent over the last ten years. Moreover, the article goes on to say that a [...]

By |2017-08-31T13:49:24-08:00August 31st, 2017|Academics|Comments Off on Student Loan Debt Rises Almost 150 Percent Over the Last Decade

Tackling Student Loan Payments While in School

Although we know that loan payments typically don’t commence until six months after graduation, it can’t hurt to start payment early. If you have unsubsidized student loans that accrue interest, or loans that have the high-interest rates, you may want to consider setting aside a little bit of cash each [...]

By |2017-08-23T14:13:53-08:00August 23rd, 2017|Academics|Comments Off on Tackling Student Loan Payments While in School

The Possibility That Student Loans Will Move from Education Department to Treasury

Last Tuesday, James Runcie, head of the Education Department’s federal student aid program, revealed in his resignation memo that the FSA (Federal Student Aid) may be moved to the Treasury. Cited by USA Today who obtained a copy of his memo, Runcie said, “Today members of (Federal Student Aid) senior [...]

By |2017-07-07T15:24:46-08:00May 30th, 2017|Academics|Comments Off on The Possibility That Student Loans Will Move from Education Department to Treasury

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