Student Loan

  1. 8 Reasons to Celebrate the 529 College Savings ...

    Learn why May 29th is an opportunity to remind people of the importance of saving ...
  2. How Risky Is Borrowing Online?

    Peer-to-peer lending is a new but fast-growing market, but the ease and convenience ...
  3. Helping Clients Weigh College Financial Aid Offers

    Now's the time for reviewing financial aid offers, which can often be confusing. ...
  4. The Booby-trapped World of Parental College Loans

    Private parent loans can help families pay for college. But the repayment timeline ...
  5. Don’t Fail Student Loan Debt 101

    Don't be a statistic! According to a recent study, six in 10 Millennials don’t know ...
  6. Move Over, Yuppie. Here Comes the Yuccie

    If you're not a “yuccie” (“young urban creative”) yourself, it's time you learned ...
  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. 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, ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. Can Sallie Mae loans be forgiven?

    Understand the difference between private and public student loans. Learn if Sallie Mae loans can be forgiven and if other ...
  4. Can Sallie Mae loans be consolidated?

    Understand whether Sallie Mae loans can be consolidated. Learn about additional options that can lower the monthly payments ...
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