Senator Elizabeth Warren has introduced the Bank on Students Loan Fairness Act. This act would allow students to borrow at the same rate as banks, which is about "one-ninth the amount that students are asked to pay".
05.10.13 | 5 Tips for Parents Considering PLUS Loans
To help you decide if this is a good option for your family, take a look at the following tips on applying for and managing your Parent PLUS Loan.
04.25.13 | The 6 Costliest Student Loan Mistakes
04.16.13 | When to Get Student Loans
To help families through this award letter season, here is a breakdown of how and when to accept—or apply for—all types of student loans.
TweetAs a parent, you are faced with one of life’s greatest challenges: preparing your child for financial responsibility. When your child leaves home for college, they will explore their independence in more ways than one. Learning the financial facts of life can be confusing and can take years. You can help prepare your child for [...]
Once again, subsidized student loan interest rates are facing an impending increase. Without action, students may see rates double to 6.8% next year. Learn more!
04.05.13 | Happy Financial Literacy Month!
In the spirit of Financial Literacy Month, we want to help you learn to manage your money! To kick things off, here's a list of some great websites designed to teach you those much-needed money skills!
The financial aid process can be tough to navigate, and like many students out there, you may not know all of the ins-and-outs. That's why to help you make the most of your financial aid, we compiled a list of some not-so-common facts.
03.18.13 | Can You Refinance Student Loans?
TweetYou can refinance your mortgage, but can you refinance your student loans? The short answer is: possibly. Let me elaborate. Refinancing is a tool commonly used by borrowers in the housing industry to lower interest rates. In regards to student loans, refinancing options are not widely available and depend on the type of loan you [...]