Jeff Gitlen

Jeff Gitlen is a graduate of the University of Delaware. He writes about a wide range of financial topics including student loans, credit cards, small business financing, and more. His work has been featured on a number of sites including Bloomberg, CNBC, Forbes, Market Watch, and more.

Articles by Jeff Gitlen:

27
Mar
Revised Pay As You Earn (REPAYE) Student Loan Repayment Plan

REPAYE is an income-driven repayment plan that caps monthly student loan payments at 10% of the borrower's discretionary income and may result in loan forgiveness after 20 or 25 years of on-time payments.

Posted in: Student Loans,
Tags: ptype_review,
27
Mar
Income-Driven Repayment Plans Guide

If you're struggling with your current student loan payment, switching to an income-driven repayment plan may help ease the burden by capping the amount you pay each month based on your income and other factors.

Posted in: Student Loans,
27
Mar
Federal Student Loans

There are a few different types of federal student loans that can be used to pay for your education. Student loan borrowers should consider federal loans before other loans.

Posted in: Student Loans,
Tags: ptype_cornerstone,
20
Mar
ELFI Student Loan Refinancing Review

ELFI offers competitive student loan refinancing rates and a variety of benefits that make the lender an attractive option for those looking to save on their student loans.

Posted in: Student Loan Reviews, Student Loans,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review,
12
Mar
Earnest Competitors and Alternatives

Find out whether or not an Earnest competitor may be a better option for your financial needs.

Posted in: Personal Loans, Student Loans,
Tags: ptype_alternatives,
04
Mar
What is a Good Credit Score?

"Good" credit scores typically range from 670 – 739 while "very good" credit scores range from 740 – 799. Anything over that is considered "excellent."

Posted in: Credit Scores,
02
Mar
Can You Transfer Private Student Loans to Federal Student Loans?

There are two main types of student loans available to pay for college. Federal student loans are funded by the U.S. Federal government; they are available to students at relatively low interest rates regardless of credit history. Federal loans come with protections and benefits, so they are often the preferred choice if you need to […]

Posted in: Student Loans,
02
Mar
Sixup Student Loans Review

Sixup is an online lender that provides private student loans to borrowers with limited credit history and no cosigner. The lender is worth considering if you can't qualify for traditional private student loans or if you don't have a cosigner.

Posted in: Student Loans,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review,