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The Latest Updates on Federal Student Loans

Federal student loan forgiveness - will they or won't they? And when might repayment actually begin? If you hold federal student loans, you were likely eagerly awaiting the news that came on August 24, 2022, when the Biden/Harris administration announced up to $20,000 in federal student loan debt relief. However, [...]

The Latest Updates on Federal Student Loans2022-12-02T15:57:21-06:00

Federal Student Loans – What You Need to Know Now

This post was updated on November 23, 2022. For the latest information about the proposed federal Student Loan Debt Relief Plan, visit https://studentaid.gov/.  UPDATE:  On November 22, 2022, the Biden Administration extended the payment and interest pause on federal student loans to no later than June 30, 2023, pending the [...]

Federal Student Loans – What You Need to Know Now2022-11-23T11:38:47-06:00

Webinar: Is Student Loan Refinance Right for Me?

Thursday, January 12, 2023 With recent announcements about federal student loans, you may be wondering if you should consider refinancing your remaining federal and/or private student loans. Learn more about your options in our webinar! Our College Counselor will walk attendees through: Federal student loan [...]

Webinar: Is Student Loan Refinance Right for Me?2022-11-09T15:04:14-06:00

How Can I Use My Private Student Loans?

When you receive your award letter from your college of choice, you’ll see a couple of important numbers listed – the estimated cost of attendance (COA), and any financial aid for which you are eligible, such as scholarships, grants, and federal loans/work study. What is Cost of Attendance (COA)? The [...]

How Can I Use My Private Student Loans?2022-11-07T15:47:04-06:00

Beware of Student Loan Scams

Updated on 10/17/2022 The pause on federal student loan payments and interest has now been extended through December 31, 2022, and additional plans have been announced to cancel a portion of federal student loan debt. Throughout the moratorium (and even before), scammers have preyed on borrowers who have taken a [...]

Beware of Student Loan Scams2022-10-17T09:53:47-05:00

Webinar Recording: Filing the FAFSA: Top 5 FAQs

The 2023-2024 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opened on October 1st! The FAFSA is a gateway to FREE money for college, but many families put off filing because they find it intimidating. Don't worry - it isn't that scary, and we can help you get ready to file. [...]

Webinar Recording: Filing the FAFSA: Top 5 FAQs2022-10-10T09:00:46-05:00

How to Pay Off Student Loans: Your Game Plan

We know you have big plans for post-college life. Whether you intend to start a small business or travel the globe, you need money to make it happen. Student loan payments could decrease the disposable income available for other financial goals. Fortunately, having a game plan to pay off student [...]

How to Pay Off Student Loans: Your Game Plan2022-09-01T14:30:05-05:00

Comparing Private Student Loan Options

Once you’ve exhausted scholarships, grants, and federal student aid, you may need more funding to cover your tuition bill. Private student loans exist to help families fill the gaps left after using other forms of aid. But how do you determine the best fit for your situation? Below we break down two of the most common questions for borrowers.  Should I choose [...]

Comparing Private Student Loan Options2022-08-11T14:46:55-05:00

How to Pick a Good Student Loan Co-borrower

When delving into the world of private student loans, you may discover that many lenders mention a “co-borrower.” A co-borrower is someone who applies for the loan with you and is equally responsible for ensuring it is repaid. A private student loan will be held in your name as the [...]

How to Pick a Good Student Loan Co-borrower2022-07-20T15:46:49-05:00

Deciphering Financial Aid Award Letters

You’ve received your college acceptance letters – congratulations! If you’ve been accepted to multiple schools, one of the biggest determining factors for your final choice may be the out of pocket cost for each option. Along with your acceptance letters, you should receive an award letter outlining the financial aid [...]

Deciphering Financial Aid Award Letters2022-07-20T15:46:22-05:00
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