Unable to make your student loan payments due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? Learn how the CARES Act of 2020 impacts your federal student loans.
College is expensive, and many parents try to help their child pay for college so that they don’t need to rely on student loans. But while that desire is understandable, some parents find themselves in financial trouble trying to foot the bill. Here are 5 things parents shouldn’t do to help their kids pay for school.
The US CARES Act of 2020 allows borrowers of federal student loans to stop making their student loan payments due to Coronavirus. But should you really stop?
Making even minimal payments towards your student loans while you are in college can drastically reduce the total amount you’ll end up paying.
Without financial aid, countless students would be unable to afford college. From scholarships to grants to student loans and more, get all of the financial aid money that you are entitled to by following our financial aid timeline and making sure that you submit your FAFSA and other applications as early as possible.
Where should you put your emergency fund so that the money can continue to grow, while staying safe in case you need it? Here, we discuss four options: Keeping your emergency savings as cash, using a traditional savings account, using a high-yield account, and building a CD ladder.
Are you considering taking out student loans to pay for your college expenses? Before you commit to any decision, make sure that you weigh the pros and cons of taking out student loans so that you’re sure you’re making the right decision for your personal situation.
Administrative forbearance (also called disaster forbearance) can help you if you find yourself unable to pay your student loans due to natural disaster.
Accepting financial aid funds is confusing. Accept money from your financial aid package in this order to graduate as cheaply as possible.
Our free student loan spreadsheet and guide will help you organize your student loans, track your lenders and servicers, choose a repayment plan, and pay off your student loans as quickly and cheaply as possible.