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All You Need to Know About Parent PLUS Student Loans

Stephen Dash | Posted 05.01.2016 | Money
Stephen Dash

If your financial aid package left more financial burden on your parents than you would like, it's not time to panic. The U.S. Department of Education offers a loan program designed specifically to help bridge any gaps in your college expenses. Here's what you need to know about using Parent PLUS loans to finance your undergraduate education.

How Can I Payoff Massive Parent PLUS Loans My Mom Can't Afford?

Steve Rhode | Posted 06.01.2015 | Money
Steve Rhode

Dear Steve, My situation is similar to those asking about student loans and repayment. My Mom had to take out parent plus loans under her name to h...

'They Tell Me My Parent PLUS Loans Are Not Eligible for Help'

Steve Rhode | Posted 03.30.2015 | Money
Steve Rhode

Don't give up hope just yet. There is an excellent way to reduce Parent PLUS loans.

Make Your Parent PLUS Loans Go Away, Fast

Steve Rhode | Posted 03.15.2015 | Money
Steve Rhode

There seems to be a growing trend of parents getting sucked into Parent PLUS Loans to pay for their kids college. On face value this seems like a grea...

How Can I Transfer My Parent PLUS Loans to My Son?

Steve Rhode | Posted 01.19.2015 | Money
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I have several parent plus loans that I took out for my sons college. He also has some stafford loans. ...

Taxpayers Will Lose If These Student Loans Can't Be Repayed

ProPublica | Marian Wang | Posted 04.04.2014 | College

Parents are increasingly struggling to repay federal loans they've taken out to help cover their children's college costs, according to newly released...

My Parent PLUS Loans Will Take Most of My Retirement

Steve Rhode | Posted 05.19.2014 | Money
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I have a ton of Parent Plus Loans to repay. I am 62 years-old, still working but will be looking at re...

Colleges May Sue Obama Administration Over New Student Loan Rules

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.14.2013 | Black Voices

Historically black colleges and universities are not ruling out a lawsuit against the Obama administration over new federal financial aid policies tha...