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Should I Refinance My Student Loans?

If you have federal student loans, you may be aware that there is an option to consolidate them.  In doing this, be advised that there is no benefit provided with respect to your interest rate (your interest rate will be a weighted average of your existing loans).  You can also alter your repayment terms by […]

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Tax Credits Can Help Make College More Affordable

When many think of college, especially paying for it, the first thing that comes to mind is a loan. While student loans (both federal student loans and private loans, either secured or unsecured personal loans) are a way to help pay for tuition, they’re not the only form of financing. In addition to grants and […]

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Student Financing 101: Federal Student Loans

In the post-recession economy, talk of going to college or university centers less on what your major will be or where you will attend school and more on how are you going to afford it. Do you know what your financial options are? Are you considering using scholarships only? What about grants? Will you be […]