Student Loans

28
Aug
Wyoming Student Loans, Scholarships, and Grants

Students in Wyoming enjoy a lower average cost of college than students elsewhere in U.S. The average price of tuition, at $3,720 per year for in-state students, is 46 percent more affordable than the national average, according to College Calc. That said, many students still need to find additional sources of funding to pay for […]

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28
Aug
Missouri Student Loans, Scholarships, and Grants

College seems to be getting more and more expensive. In fact, college costs are increasing an average 3 percent to 4 percent each year. Currently, the average annual cost of college is $9,970 for four-year public institutions (in-state) and $34,740 for four-year private institutions. That means families struggling to pay for college need all the […]

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21
Aug
Average Student Loan Debt for a Pharmacist

Working as a pharmacist can be a great career. Not only are pharmacists in high demand, but it is a high-paying profession with stability and flexibility. It also comes with the satisfaction of making a difference in the lives of patients.The median annual pay for a pharmacist was $124,170 in 2017, according to the Bureau […]

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15
Aug
Student Loan Income-Based Repayment (IBR) Calculator

Currently, there is over $1.5 trillion in outstanding student loan debt. With millions of graduates struggling to find work that pays a decent salary, many people are unable to make their loan payments under the standard repayment plan. There are a variety of Income-Driven Repayment plans available that can decrease your monthly bill and keep you from […]

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14
Aug
Payoff Student Loans or Invest Calculator

When it comes to managing your finances, deciding between prepaying your student loan debt, investing in the stock market, or saving for retirement can be extremely challenging. Financial experts are divided about what is the best course of action, and in many cases, it is entirely dependent on your unique situation, your current needs and […]

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14
Aug
Student Loan Comparison Calculator

When it comes to refinancing or consolidating your student loans or taking out a new private student loan there are many options available to you. Your eligibility for the most favorable terms is determined by your loan amount, your credit score and your desired repayment plan. You can use our student loan comparison calculator to look at multiple […]

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14
Aug
Student Loan Deferment & Forbearance Calculator

If you are struggling with your loan payments, you might be tempted to call your lender and request a forbearance or deferment. However, you should enter these programs with some caution; often, they do not solve the problem and can make it worse. This student loan deferment and forbearance calculator will help you determine how […]

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14
Aug
Student Loan Interest Tax Deduction Calculator

One benefit of student loans is that you can get a significant deduction at tax time. You can deduct up to $2,500 in student loan interest payments on your taxes. Both payments made on federal student loans and private student loans are eligible. That $2,500 lowers the amount of income that is taxable by the government. Whether […]

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14
Aug
Student Loan Payment Calculator

So many students are told that student loans are “good debt,” and that they should not worry about taking out loans to pay for school. Well-meaning friends and family members will tell them interest rates are low and post-college salaries high, so monthly payments are no big deal. Then, it is a harsh wake-up call […]

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14
Aug
Student Loan Prepayment & Payoff Calculator

After graduating, student loan debt can feel like a heavy weight holding you back from your goals. Knowing that you have ten years or more of payments ahead of you can make going on vacation, starting a small business, getting married or buying a house feel impossible. However, you can payoff your student loans faster and […]

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