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Repaying Student Loans

How to Save on Student Debt

Roxana Maddahi | Posted 03.23.2016 | College
Roxana Maddahi

Due to the fact that students generally have little leverage, are desperate for these loans, have no guaranteed future income and little to no credit built up, 8% has become the norm. For those that have nothing to compare this to, I can personally tell you that an 8% interest rate on any loan is astronomical.

Ask Brianna: I Want to Go to Grad School. How Should I Pay for It?

Brianna McGurran | Posted 12.08.2015 | Education
Brianna McGurran

There's no one way to pay for grad school. Students often cobble funds together using savings, student loans, income from work or an employer stipend if that's available.

This Video Explains What It's Like To Repay Student Loans

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 08.08.2014 | College

There are a lot of things to be said about student debt in the United States. Our collective student debt in the United States stands at a crushin...

Mark Cuban Explains Who's Going To Burned By The Student Loan Crisis

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 06.27.2014 | College

Mark Cuban thinks the student loan bubble is going to burst. Between the $1 trillion of student debt owed today and the growing cost of college tu...

Student Loans Have Gotten Completely Out Of Hand (In 1 Chart)

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.01.2013 | Business

If you just graduated from college, chances are you'll begin going grey before you fully pay off your student loans. That's right: It takes the av...

The Shame of Student Loans

Terry Savage | Posted 06.21.2013 | College
Terry Savage

The government gets to borrow for 10 years paying less than 2 percent interest on U.S. Treasury notes, while students must pay 6.8 percent interest on the loans they get from the government!

Don't Let College Break the Bank: Tips to Save on Student Loans

SaveUp | Posted 06.20.2012 | Money

I haven't been the only one thinking about the cost of higher education as it's been a hot topic in the news lately. Here are the headlines that caught my attention and may have a big effect on your finances.