Articles by Dave Rathmanner:
Most student loans come with a grace period during which you don’t have to make payments. If you’re smart, however, you’ll use some tips and tricks to maximize your savings on your student loan repayment—and minimize your debt.
If you’re married, a joint life insurance policy can save you money and keep your family financially secure in the event of you or your spouse’s death. To find the best deal, comparison shop because there are many companies on the market.
It’s important for all college students to fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Here's a look at who is eligible for federal aid, how to apply, important dates to watch out for, and what your next steps will be.
Pell Grants are need-based grants issued to students who demonstrate financial need to help pay for college. The annual maximum amount for the 2021-22 school year is $6,495 and students may only receive Pell Grants for 12 semesters.
A look at the average cost of college by school type and the sticker prices at 1,728 institutions throughout the U.S.
If you have a significant amount of student loan debt, you might have frequent nightmares about losing your job. But dealing with your student loans if you find yourself unemployed isn’t as scary as you might think. In fact, all federal student loans and some private student loans have protections that may be able to […]
Life, as you likely know, can be as expensive as it is unexpected, and for student loan borrowers, that can lead to some stressful times. For some, the weight of college coursework makes it impossible to pin down a wage big enough to make student loan payments. Similarly, some find that their post-grad financial situation […]
Wondering how long it will take you to pay off your debt? Our debt payoff calculator will help.