Articles by Miranda Marquit:
Paying for college in Washington can be expensive. There are, however, state-based student loans, scholarships, and grant options that can help.
Paying for college in West Virginia can seem like a daunting task, but you have options. It’s possible to get scholarships, grants, and student loans to help you cover the costs.
A music festival might be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, but the price tag is usually steep. One way to pay your way is with a personal loan — just be careful not to borrow more than what you can afford to repay just for a single weekend or week of fun.
Depending on how you do it, debt consolidation can impact your credit either positively or negatively. Debt consolidation done right has a minimal negative impact on your score and can actually help it in the long run. Here’s how to consolidate debt, such as multiple credit card accounts, before it’s too late.
The Federal Perkins Loan program allowed schools to make loans to students at a relatively low interest rate. These low-interest loans were made on the basis of need but have been discontinued by the U.S. Department of Education. The last disbursements were made on June 30, 2018.
When your bank or credit card issuer provides your account balance information, the amount might differ depending on the type of balance being used. Your current balance is based on what’s going on immediately, while your statement balance summarizes what happened during the last billing cycle. Here's how to read your statement balance vs. current balance.
If you’re struggling with student loan debt and you work in the public service sector, you might be able to get on a repayment plan that allows you to take advantage of Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Here’s what you need to know about the program—and how it might be able to help you get rid of your federal student loans.