Student Loan Resources

18
Jul
How (and When) to Apply for Student Loans

Applying for student loans will take a little time and paperwork, but it can help you fund your education. Always exhaust federal student loans first by completing the FAFSA. Then, shop around among private lenders and apply for additional funding you need.

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06
Jun
Student Loan Calculators

When dealing with student loans, it is crucial to figure out the best way to pay them off and save money—especially considering that the average borrower has nearly $30,000 in debt at graduation, according to our student debt statistics. While you could calculate this by hand, it makes much more sense to utilize technology to save […]

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29
May
Can You Take Out Student Loans for Living Expenses & Housing?

Many college students need help paying for housing and living expenses. Fortunately, both federal and private student loans can be used for things other than tuition and fees, like on- or off-campus room and board, personal supplies, groceries, and more.

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01
Feb
Cosigning a Student Loan: Pros and Cons

Many lenders do not offer student loans to borrowers who have a minimal credit history or low credit scores. A cosigner can be beneficial in getting approved for a new student loan, but there are drawbacks.

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11
Jan
Federal Student Loan Limits in 2019

For many students, federal student loan limits play a part in how much funding is available. Students should recognize that there is not an unlimited amount of federal student loan assistance on the table and planning accordingly based on the maximum loan amount is important.

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03
May
Differences Between Federal and Private Student Loans

Figuring out how you’re going to pay for college? Congratulations – making it to this point is an accomplishment in and of itself. The fact that you are getting prepared for the financial questions of higher education means that you’re serious about your future. Unfortunately, most of you will get hit with a massive reality […]

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