Do You Want to Pay Off Your Student Loans?

According to the Project on Student Loan Debt: Seven in 10 college graduates (71%) finish school with an average of $29,400 in student loan debt. Articles in this category answer your questions about paying off student loans, student loan consolidation and related topics.

Last Updated 15th June, 2014 Seven out of 10 college graduates in the U.S. have student loans, and if you’re one of them – or if you’ll need to borrow soon for higher education – you should know your loan options.   In the student loan market, there are two main types of loans: federal […]

Last Updated 11th June, 2014 New student loan legislation signed by President Barack Obama will lower borrowing costs for millions of Americans with college debt.   The President signed an executive order that expands a 2010 law that allows borrowers to cap their federal student loan repayments at 10% of their income. Among the provisions […]

Last Updated 8th June, 2014 College students spend about $1,200 a year on books and supplies, according to the latest data from the College Board.   That’s a lot of cash. But believe it or not, the National Association of College Stores reports that spending on college textbooks is actually on the decline.   Textbook […]

Last Updated 10th June, 2014 If your child will be going off to college one day, you may be wondering how to qualify for financial aid.   There are two types of financial aid students can get for higher education: need-based aid and merit aid.   Need based aid is tied to your family’s economic […]