Borrowers with FFELP loans can federally consolidate them or refinance them with private lenders. Here are the pros and cons of both options.
Here is the collection of all the articles on student loan debt that I've written here at The College Investor. However, it's in chronological order. If you want a better resource, check out my Everything Student Loans page for more information on student loans and student loan debt. If you want the most comprehensive guide available, download my free eBook on student loans: Student Loan Debt: Getting in Smart, Getting out Painlessly.
We examine the pros and cons of REPAYE, including its interest subsidy, to see if it might be a good fit for your student loan situation.
Some student loan experts think that a fourth payment pause and interest waive extension announcement could be coming soon. Here’s why.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness can be a valuable program, but you’ll want to avoid the PSLF errors that often trip borrowers up. Here’s how!
GradJoy is a mobile app that lets you view all of your student loans in one place, helps you find the best repayment plan, and more.
Yrefy allows borrowers with delinquent or defaulted private student loans to refinance them to a lower interest rate.
The Advantage Refinance Loan offers reasonable rates, cosigner release in as little as 36 months, and Parent PLUS Loan transfers/
Something happened with Bank of America student loans. Here’s the scoop as well as what’s happening at other major banks.
The Rhode Island Student Loan Authority, or RISLA, offers a variety of services to support both Rhode Island (RI) residents and students throughout the United States. Being a non-profit and quasi-state authority, RISLA prides itself in helping students make responsible financial decisions and furthering their careers. Where you’re looking for a loan or are simply looking […]
Getting into the right college can be an ordeal in itself, and then there’s the financing of living as a student to consider. Books, travel, rent and the occasional beer can all add up and savings don’t always stretch far enough. In the private loan sector, there are the big banks, there are credit unions, and […]
We break down the average student loan debt by year for each graduating class and highlight the trend of growing student loan debt.