Military Student Aid 101

Military Student loan

To those enlisted and serving in the armed forces, first off: thank you for doing what you do. Secondly, if you’re pursuing or seeking to pursue a college degree, you’re in the right business – the U.S. Military certainly takes care of its own through a variety of scholarships, loans, and bills. You and (in […]

State Loans 101

State Bank Of Mysore Education Loan

Federal loans are generally a good idea for college students because of their (relatively) low and fixed interest rates as well as their flexible repayment plans. Most federal aid is obtained without a credit check, so students and parents with marks on their credit history still qualify for government aid. However, there is only so […]

5 Ways to Pay Back Student Loans

Pay Back Student Loans

Now that you have your college degree and hopefully have found a job in the same field that you majored in, you are now required to repay all the money you had to barrow in order to get that wonderful degree.  That’s assuming you graduated, of course. So how do you begin to tackle the […]

Perkins Loans 101

Student Aid

If you’re an average college student, Perkins probably brings to mind the green-backed logo of a cheap sit-down restaurant that hoists gigantic flags, not college financing. I am pleased to let you in on a small secret: the restaurant does not hand out loans on behalf of the government to try and swindle you into […]

Student Loan News – January 04, 2013

Student Loans

Here are the best student loan articles from around the web.  Student Loan News 1. One Company Is Working Hard To Make Sure Your Student Loans Stay With You Until You Die:  Sometimes, terrible things happen in life. When something like cancer strikes, despite your best intentions and hardest efforts, medical bills and unemployment can leave […]

TEACH Grants 101

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Most freshmen entering college have no idea what major they want to pursue, much less what they want to do with the rest of their lives. However, in every incoming batch of freshmen, there’s a solid percentage who not only know what they want to do after college, but they also know the exact classes […]

Student Loan News – November 30, 2013

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Here are the best student loan articles from around the web. Student Loan News 1. Student-loan debt a concern for Sen. Donoghue, others:  State Sen. Eileen Donoghue has been crisscrossing the state this fall to hear concerns from colleges, students and families about a central issue: student loans and debt. Donoghue, chairwoman of the Subcommittee on […]

Student Loan News – November 23, 2013

Student-Loans

Here are the best student loan articles from around the web. Student Loan News 1. Student Loans Are a Good Deal for Students and the Government:  Shahien Nasiripour’s November 18 piece stated that reported profits from the federal student loan program offset a large part of the U.S. Department of Education’s budget, while noting that some […]

How Long Should it Take to Pay Off Your Student Loans?

Student Loans

The length of time it takes to pay off your student loans is determined by the amount of money you owe and your life situation when it comes time to pay back the money. There are three periods a student loan goes through: studies, grace, and repayment. While you are studying, you are usually not […]

Student Loans with No Credit Check or Co-signer

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The federal government wants students of all backgrounds and income levels to have access to higher education. The student loan system is designed to ensure this. The government doesn’t look primarily at a student’s capacity to repay the loan; their goal is offering opportunity. This is great news for a student who is looking for […]