Paying for College

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Weekly Roundup: 7 First-Rate Stories You Missed This Week

With life’s busy schedule, it’s hard for most of us to dig through all of the information thrown our way. Each week we scour the media universe to find the most interesting and helpful articles, so you don’t have to. Take a look at what we’re reading this week. 7 things I always buy at …

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What the U.S. Can Learn From Student Loans in Different Countries

As the election season spurs discussion of America’s student loan crisis, we might look beyond our politicians for answers. Instead, we could look at the handling of student loans in different countries, especially student loans in Europe and some of the Commonwealth nations. For instance, did you know that borrowers in Canada and England don’t …

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Study: Undergrad Student Loan Borrowing Down More Than $15 Billion in 5 Years

With tuition costs rising year after year, you might think undergrad student loan borrowing would be rising along with it. But according to a new Student Loan Hero study, students today aren’t taking out as many federal student loans — which account for about 85% of all student loans — as they were five years …

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Weekly Roundup: 7 Prime Stories You Missed This Week

With life’s busy schedule, it’s hard for most of us to dig through all of the information thrown our way. Each week we scour the media universe to find the most interesting and helpful articles, so you don’t have to. Take a look at what we’re reading this week. 7 places in Europe where you …

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Which Public Schools Burden Students with the Most Debt

When it comes to choosing a college or graduate school, public institutions tend to be more affordable than private ones, especially for in-state students. According to the College Board, the average annual tuition at a four-year private school is $32,410, compared to $9,410 at a four-year public school for state residents (and $23,890 for out-of-state …

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Earnest Student Loan Review: Innovative Solutions for Borrowers

As a long-time leader in the world of student loan refinancing, Earnest recently expanded its offerings into new student loans for undergraduates and graduates. But are they a good deal? This Earnest student loan review will look at what kind of borrower is the best fit for this lender. Among the advantages of borrowing from …

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SoFi Student Loan Review: The Pros and Cons

Although SoFi has been refinancing student loans since 2012, it only recently began offering new SoFi private student loans to those currently attending school. With its April 2019 product launch, the online-only lender promised a seamless prequalification process to go along with competitive rates for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as parent borrowers. If …

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Weekly Roundup: 7 Exquisite Stories You Missed This Week

With life’s busy schedule, it’s hard for most of us to dig through all of the information thrown our way. Each week we scour the media universe to find the most interesting and helpful articles, so you don’t have to. Take a look at what we’re reading this week. 32 basic financial terms every grown-up …

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Dream of Becoming a Pilot? Here’s How to Pay for Flight School

There’s a lot of information out there about how to pay for college. But if you’re looking for flight school financing, including flight school loans, you might be feeling a bit lost. Just because you want to become a pilot and not a professor doesn’t mean it costs any less. In fact, studying to be …

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Love and Money: How Marriage Can Derail Your Debt Repayment

Student debt likely isn’t a hot topic when you’re making wedding plans, but student loans can have a significant impact on your finances — and your relationship — after you get married. Students loans for married vs. single people are a completely different story, and if you’re considering walking down the aisle soon, you may …

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