How Student Loans Affect A Credit Score

The average graduate leaves the commencement stage with $25,000 or more each semester. While student loan debt delinquency rates continue to rise with each passing month, the economic impact is becoming a more real problem. Many graduates are finding themselves unable to buy a car or house because they are saddled with student loan debt. […]

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Road Map To Student Loan Debt Repayment

Whether you are nearing graduation or have been making student loan debt payments for a while, this Mint.com roadmap provides a visual display of the road ahead from start to finish. Find your starting point and look for tips for lowering payments or finding debt relief options that could make your journey smoother. All Aboard […]

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Credit Cards In College

Your ritual into adulthood usually kicks off by entering your first day in college. For most, getting their first credit card soon follows. While establishing credit early is important for your credit profile, there are some things to know about staying on the good side of credit debt. Don’t Be That Guy It can be […]

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Student Loan Payments vs. Saving

For many people, the choice between making a student loan payment and putting food on the table is an all too real reality. For others, the financial choices are a more mild form of indecision; such as saving for retirement or paying off student loans.¬† While these choices may not always be avoidable, there are […]

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Obama Extends Student Loan Debt Relief

This week President¬† Obama took big steps in closing crucial loophole aimed at easing the burden of student loan debt payments. Hoping to reach more borrowers that are suffering under massive monthly payments, the extension is targeted towards another 5 million people. Loan Help On Monday, Obama issued a presidential memorandum to the Education Department […]

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