Student Loan

  1. Professors: Slash Your Debt or Build a Nest Egg?

    If you're a professor with a sizable amount of debt, paying it off and investing ...
  2. You Can Now File the FAFSA Starting Oct. 1

    New rules designed to simplify the FAFSA application process let you apply three ...
  3. An Introduction to Student Loans and the FAFSA

    Learn how to fill out the FAFSA form so that it is easier for you to fund your education. ...
  4. A Quick Guide to How FAFSA Loans Work

    If you’re headed to college and want to know how to apply for financial aid, this ...
  5. College Tuition: 8 Mistakes Parents Should Avoid

    Here are 8 mistakes parents should avoid while saving for college tuition.
  6. Professors: Stop Drowning in Student Loans

    Students aren't the only ones dealing with loans. Professors who borrowed money to ...
  1. Discover Student Loans: Are They Worth It? (DFS)

    Understand the pros and cons of Discover Student Loans, and analyze how this loan ...
  2. Student Loan Asset-Backed Securities: Safe or ...

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

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

    Sallie Mae, which has financed many a college education, originally was a federally ...
  5. 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. Are direct consolidation loans subsidized?

    Direct Consolidation Loans are not subsidized. Students borrow Direct Subsidized Loans to pay tuition, room and board at ...
  2. Are Student Loans Forgiven After Death?

    Federal student loans are forgiven when the borrower dies once proof of death is submitted. No money will be owed and the ...
  3. Can student loans hurt your credit?

    Paying student loans on time helps build credit; failure to do so, hurts it.
  4. Are Student Loans Tax-Deductible?

    Learn how and when to deduct the interest on student loan payments, which allows individuals to reduce their taxable income ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Federal Direct Loan Program

    A program that provides low-interest loans to postsecondary students and their parents. The William D. Ford Federal Direct ...
  2. Cash Flow

    The net amount of cash and cash-equivalents moving into and out of a business. Positive cash flow indicates that a company's ...
  3. PLUS Loan

    A low-cost student loan offered to parents of students currently enrolled in post-secondary education. With a PLUS Loan, ...
  4. Graduate Record Examination - GRE

    A standardized exam used to measure one's aptitude for abstract thinking in the areas of analytical writing, mathematics ...
  5. Graduate Management Admission Test - GMAT

    A standardized test intended to measure a test taker's aptitude in mathematics and the English language. The GMAT is most ...
  6. Magna Cum Laude

    An academic level of distinction used by educational institutions to signify an academic degree which was received "with ...
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