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[2 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 135 views]
June Newsletter: Student Loan Repayment | Interest Rate Increase | Scholarships

President Obama Addresses Student Debt
Earlier this week, President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum expanding the Pay-As-You-Earn Repayment (PAYER) plan to more borrowers in the federal government’s Direct Loan program. Most borrowers who currently use Income-Based Repayment (IBR) will be able to move their loans to PAYER.
Find out if you are eligible for the Pay-As-You-Earn or Income-Based Repayment plans.
Ask the Edvisor: Your Questions, Answered
This month we received an important question about the upcoming interest rate increase on Federal student loans:
Q: I’ve heard that the interest rates on Federal education loans will be …

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[24 Jul 2013 | One Comment | 133 views]

Whether you’re a soon-to-be freshman or second semester senior, it is never easy to figure out how to cover the costs of college. With tuition and hidden fees averaging out to about $40,000 per year, many of you are still wondering how your family is…

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[16 Jul 2013 | 2 Comments | 3,525 views]
July Newsletter: Student Loan Changes

In this issue of the Financial Aid News, learn about the best ways to compare private loan options, find out about recent changes to financial aid, and take advantage of brand new scholarship opportunities!

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[12 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 39 views]

Congratulations on finally finishing college. While it’s great to be working and living on your own, you now get to pay your own bills (and yes, now you finally understand why your parents always yelled at you for taking more than 10 minutes in the sho…

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[16 Apr 2013 | No Comment | 78 views]

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.

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[10 Apr 2013 | No Comment | 3 views]

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!

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[18 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 26 views]

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 loa…

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[13 Feb 2013 | No Comment | 1,986 views]
February Newsletter: It’s Financial Aid Awareness Month!

February is Financial Aid Awareness Month, which makes it the perfect time to finish up your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), learn about Stafford loans, and find as much scholarship money as you can to help pay for school. And this issue of the Finacial Aid News will help you do just that.

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[20 Dec 2012 | One Comment | 1,108 views]
December Newsletter: Find FAFSA Help and Meet the New $10,000 Scholarship Winner

The holidays make this a busy time of year, but it’s also an important time to make sure that you’re on top of the financial aid process. That’s where this month’s Financial Aid News can help. You’ll find resources for filing your FAFSA, the latest news about new scholarships, information about private student loans, and more.

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[8 Oct 2012 | No Comment | 27 views]

When students take out private student loans for the first time, they usually have little to no credit history built up. This means, their interest rates probably weren’t ideal, or they applied with a cosigner. If you’re one of these borrowers with hig…