Student Loan

  1. Funding College: How to Perform a Sanity Check

    Summer is an ideal time for high school seniors and their parents to take a sanity ...
  2. Debt Forgiveness: Escape Your Student Loans

    There are income-based plans and forgiveness for public-service employees. The latest ...
  3. 10 Tips to Topple Student Loan Debt

    How to manage those burdensome payments as you embark on adult life.
  4. Don’t Delay Retirement for Your Child’s College

    Sparing your child a mountain of student loans is admirable, although it might not ...
  5. Job Market for Recent College Grads Looks Brighter

    Understand the challenges recent college graduates have faced in the job market and ...
  6. Why Student Loans Are Now 20% of Graduates' Salaries

    Learn why college debts absorb 18 to 20% of salaries due to higher college costs, ...
  1. Student Loan Asset-Backed Securities: Safe or ...

    Similar to the mortgage-backed securities that caused the 2008 recession, student ...
  2. Technology Can Help With Student Loans (AMTD)

    Paying student loans can be a difficult time for young professionals and even in ...
  3. How Sallie Mae Affects Student Loans

    Sallie Mae, which has financed many a college education, originally was a federally ...
  4. What Is Sallie Mae And How Does It Work?

    Sallie Mae is the only game in town for some would-be college students seeking loans, ...
  1. All About Student Loans

    Student loans bridge the gap between college savings, scholarships and earnings from ...
  1. Can student loans be used to pay rent?

    In most cases, loans can be used for housing costs, but students should still plan to have some cash on hand.
  2. Federal student loan rates: who sets them, why they vary

    Federal student loan rates are set by Congress, not by banks. Learn more about who gets what rate, and how often they get ...
  3. Who is eligible for student loan forgiveness?

    If you have a federal loan, you may be able to get all or part of your loan forgiven through volunteer work, public service, ...
  4. What’s the difference between the two federal student loan programs (FFEL and Direct)?

    Learn about the differences between the two types of government-backed student loan programs: Federal Family Education Loans ...
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