Accepting financial aid funds is confusing. By accepting money from your financial aid package in this order, you can graduate as cheaply as possible.
College students, graduates, and their parents often fantasize about the idea that the federal government might forgive their student loans. It sounds like a nice idea, but is it really? What would happen if the government instantly forgave student loans?
When it comes to college, where you go to school matters—especially when it comes to student loans. Check out this map to see the states where students have the highest (and lowest) student loan debt.
Having trouble understanding the different types of student loans available to help you pay for college? Here, we discuss the main types of federal and private loans, including the ones that you should avoid.
If natural disaster strikes and you find yourself unable to make your student loan payments, it can feel like the end of the world. Here, we discuss 7 steps you can take if disaster strikes: From administrative forbearance to relying on your emergency fund, deferment, and more.
College is expensive, and figuring out how to pay for it can be overwhelming. Here, we discuss 6 ways that students and their parents can pay for college, including 529 college savings plans, scholarships, grants, savings accounts, and federal and private student loans.
The Acorns investment app can be a great tool for anyone who wants to start investing but doesn’t know where to start. Here we discuss everything you need to know about how to use Acorns, including: How it works, Acorns fees, Acorns portfolios, and information about Acorns Later and Acorns Spend.
If you’re a busy college student, getting control of your finances might seem impossible. These personal finance apps make investing, saving, and budgeting easier than ever before and are perfect for anyone on the go.
If you’re a current college student looking for a private student loan, or a college grad looking to refinance existing student loans, Credible can help you find the borrowers with the lowest interest rates. Continue reading to learn how Credible can help you save money, reduce your det, and pay off your student loans.
Most borrowers by now realize that private student loans will typically carry higher interest rates than federal student loans. But have you ever stopped to ask yourself: Why? Here, we explore the factors that make private student loans more expensive than federal student loans.