Q: Hello, In 1983 I took out a student loan (private loan backed by the government) for my college education. After attending for 2 years, I went into the workforce and never returned to complete the other 2 years. Long story short my loan went into deferment and finally defaulted. I was giving the option […]
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.
By Angie Picardo I was among the lucky few students in the U.S. that graduate college without any loans. After two years at a local community college, I was able to apply for and win a full-tuition scholarship to UC Berkeley. Although I didn’t feel the burden of student debt first-hand, I […]
Q: “I need to borrow more than $100,000 for a four‑year degree; where can I get a student loan?” A reader of AskTheMoneyCoach.com recently wanted some financial advice regarding her son, who will be attending a university in the fall. He’s going to need to get a loan for at least $110,000 for his degree. […]