Founder Louis Beryl wants you to refinance your student debt (and then brag to your friends). Nothing says "congratulations on your graduation" like an email from your student loan servicer reminding you that your first payments will soon be due. Read Full Story
Millennials — children born between 1980 and the early 2000s — are tech savvy and educated, but they also face more financial stress than previous generations. Between high unemployment rates and costly student loan debt, it's harder for Millennials to achieve financial independence. As...
Two politicians in Wisconsin’s statehouse are proposing a solution to address the student loan crisis in their state. Rep. Corey Mason and Sen. Dave Hansen have announced they will introduce a bill that would enable student loan refinancing in Wisconsin. The High Ed, Lower Debt bill would relieve student debt in several ways. Show More Summary
It's a long debated topic whether college students should have credit cards at all. After all, when you're just getting used to the idea of a student loan, and haven't had to feel the weight of the payment yet, are you really for or need additional debt? While this is [...]
It is the season for commencement addresses, telling new college grads how to look forward to their lives and careers. It is also the season to start dealing with repaying student loans. As a reminder, you have 6 months after graduation to set up a loan repayment plan. Show More Summary
There's good news, and maybe better news, for student loan borrowers. But it won't solve the problem of more than 40 million Americans who together have $1.2 trillion dollars of student loan debt outstanding. That huge, and growing,Show More Summary
Anticipating the entry of millennials into the housing market is a favorite guessing game among real estate professionals and economists. For much of the past decade, economic stressors including student loan debt and a weak employment...Show More Summary
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: I could be paying my student loans until I’m 77. Related: Half of college graduates expect to be supported by their families.
When you first graduate college, student loans are both the last and first thing on your mind. You want to know celebrate your graduation, but you're also thinking about how you're going to repay your education debt. Before you worry too much, the good news is you'll likely have a [...]
As an independent, transparent marketplace for student loan refinancing, Credible will be producing a series of articles profiling lenders in the refinancing space. There are many student loan refinancing lenders on the market willing to help you with your student loans. Show More Summary
It has been a while since I had last talked to Alan. I knew at the time he was at issue with a stance the Center for American Progress was taking on Student Loans which surprising are supported by some of our more popular consumer advocates. Kind of makes sense as we now see the […]
As an independent, transparent marketplace for student loan refinancing, Credible will be producing a series of articles profiling lenders in the refinancing space. Innovative methods of evaluating risk are being explored as the student loan refinancing market expands. Show More Summary
Attending graduate school can often increase your long-term earning potential, but also leave you with tens of thousands in graduate school loans. The cost of going back to school, however, often intimidates candidates even before starting the application process. Show More Summary
SO I’VE BEEN TALKING ABOUT THIS FOR YEARS, AND NOW IT’S FINALLY SEEING A BIT OF TRACTION: Senate would put colleges on hook for student loan default: Bipartisan push seen as way to make schools accountable. Only 37 percent of student borrowers are current on their loans and paying down debt, and from 2004 to […]
The college class of 2015 holds a dubious distinction: Its graduates are the most indebted ever. The average graduate, with a student loan, owes just over $35,000. Jill Schlesinger reports on the value of a college degree in the current economy.
Here are tips for paying off student loans.