Student Loan Information

01
Jul
How Do Student Loans Work?

Student loans are designed to provide funding for your education. There are loans available from both the federal government and from private lenders. Interest rates are also standardized on federal loans while they vary from lender to lender for private loans.

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01
Jul
Can’t Pay Student Loans? Here are Your Options

If you cannot repay your student loans, you have five options to consider. You can change your repayment plan, consolidate or refinance, defer payments, put loans into forbearance, or try to discharge or settle your debt.

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24
Jun
How to Pay for College: The Steps You Should Take

Paying for college is no easy task. Learn about the steps you should take and find resources that can help you along the way.

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09
Jun
Average Student Loan Debt Statistics

It’s no secret that student loans are a hot topic in the United States nowadays. They are mentioned in the news, both in a positive and negative light, almost every day. With all of this news circulating around, it’s natural to become curious about the numbers behind student loan debt. This page takes a look […]

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18
Sep
Student Loans & Taxes

You can deduct up to $2,500 in interest paid on qualifying student loans each year when you file your taxes. There are also some tax credits available to help fund the cost of education.

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18
Sep
Employer Student Loan Repayment Benefits

Many employers offer student loan repayment assistance. When employers provide this assistance, their contributions are generally taxable. These contributions can be helpful, but don't neglect other goals, like retirement contributions, to get them.

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