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Is Income Based Student Loan Forgiveness a Real Reality?

Steve Rhode | Posted 02.02.2016 | Business
Steve Rhode

Question: Dear Steve, After 12 years of schooling to obtain a doctorate in veterinary medicine as well as a masters in public health, I managed to acc...

I'm a Single Mom and Struggling With Student Loans and Childcare

Steve Rhode | Posted 12.04.2016 | Business
Steve Rhode

While I might not have a magic wand but I can offer some advice that should help to lessen your load a bit.

Making More Money Drives Up My Student Loan Payments

Steve Rhode | Posted 12.03.2016 | Money
Steve Rhode

Bottom line, when it comes to government backed student loans there are no good reasons I can think of to ride along on a forbearance only without using forbearance as part of a larger plan.

There's a Catch to Income-Based Repayment That Could Cost You Money

Steve Rhode | Posted 05.17.2015 | Money
Steve Rhode

When it comes to dealing with student loans it can be a good news-bad news situation. While there are some good options to dealing with student loans when you can't afford the payments, not all loans are the same.

Get Your Monthly Payments Under Control: Income-Driven Repayment Plans for Your Federal Student Loans

Beth Kobliner | Posted 08.04.2014 | Money
Beth Kobliner

If you're like the two-thirds of college grads who took on debt, you owe an average of about $30,000 in federal student loans. That means you'll likely be facing steep monthly payments stacked against a low income after graduation. But there's a way for some borrowers to avoid a lot of month-to-month aggravation.

My Husband Was Taken Advantage of by For-Profit Colleges

Steve Rhode | Posted 05.19.2014 | Money
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I searched and didn't find quite what I was looking for, so I was wondering if you'd do an article on it...

Can I Just Settle My Sallie Mae Student Loans?

Steve Rhode | Posted 11.08.2014 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I have a Sallie Mae Private Student loan (three actually). The last time I made a payment was 1/29/2010 ...

I'm Paying $0 per Month Towards My Student Loans

Steve Rhode | Posted 05.17.2014 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I have $32,000.00 in school loans at 8% interest, incurred between 1985-1994. I obtained a bachelors...

5 Money Lessons Every New Graduate Needs to Know

Adam Levin | Posted 06.26.2013 | College
Adam Levin

It's that time of year again. Graduation. That seminal moment in our lives when, in ceremonies of varying degrees of pomp and circumstance, our elders pass on the wisdom of the ages to those of us who are evolving from the shelter of the ivory tower to the stark reality of the "real world."