In another turn along the bumpy, mostly impassable road to student loan forgiveness through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, a teachers union is suing the nation’s largest student
So, you are in college and you are choosing to live with 80-somethings in a nursing home? Yes, you are. Here’s why. According to a report by Generations United, there…Read more
Owning a home is a dream shared by many Americans and what better way to achieve that dream than landing a great job? Unfortunately, most high paying jobs require a…Read more
Read more... Browse our news to keep up to date on what’s happening in the world of student loans. We cover all types of student loan stories. With news on specific professions to specific areas, you should be able to even find some news that applies directly to your situation. We have new articles every day to supplement our knowledge base and glossary.
Give a kid a marshmallow, and they’ll ask for some hot cocoa to melt it in. Then a cookie. And then…or something like that. At least that’s how a staple…Read more
You are a student going to college. Or, you are a parent paying for your child’s college. Either way, if you hate paying taxes, this is your year. The government…Read more
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While some of your graduating high school friends fill out their college applications, Free Applications for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and consider possible majors, you are considering other career options….Read more
You are an average college student and you spend just over two hours a day in a classroom. Also, as an average college student, you spend four hours each day,…Read more
Most know that student loan debt impacts the lives of millions of borrowers. Surprisingly, this includes those yearning to serve the Catholic church. Thousands of men and women of Catholic…Read more
You may be able to save money on your private or federal student loans with one message to your servicer. When borrowers make student loan payments their money pays off…Read more
Read more...Student loan jargon can be hard to parse through without getting confused. Sometimes reading documents or instructions can be like trying to decipher another language. That’s why we’ve created a comprehensive glossary of student loan definitions. If you’re confused about any word you come across just look through our glossary.
Default happens when the borrower has failed to repay a loan. For the FFEL and Direct Loan programs, your loan will go into default if you fail to make a payment for 270 days, if you repay monthly (or 330 days, if your payments are due less frequently). Your lender will then report the default.Read more
A federal student loan benefit that borrowers are entitled to. Forbearance will temporarily stop your payments or reduce your federal student loan monthly payment. Interest will continue to accrue on all loans. You are given three years’ worth of forbearance time for each loan you take.Read more