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Student Loan Debt Tips

Part One: Ten Things You Should Know About Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Equal Justice Works | Posted 12.14.2016 | College
Equal Justice Works

There's no way to make 120 payments in less than 10 years, even if you try to double up on the monthly amount. Since the program was enacted in 2007, the Department of Education will not begin accepting applications until 2017.

Student Loan Interest Deduction: What You Need to Know

Aryea Aranoff | Posted 06.02.2016 | Money
Aryea Aranoff

With more than 70 percent of the country's latest degree recipients using student loans to pay for their recently earned degrees, understanding student loans has become more important than ever. One of the only benefits is that you can deduct interest paid on those loans.

Dealing With Medical School Debt -- Refinance or Forgiveness?

Aryea Aranoff | Posted 05.14.2016 | Money
Aryea Aranoff

orbearing your loans through all of training is more of an "out of sight, out of mind" option, but can result in a dramatic snowballing as interest piles up. PSLF offers a very attractive potential savings route.

How I Paid Off My $90,000 MBA in Less Than 2 Years

Betterment.com | Posted 03.30.2015 | Money
Betterment.com

The entire estimated cost of attendance for my MBA program at the University of Denver was $90,000 -- of which $67,000 was for tuition. Even for high earners, that is a lot of money to have on hand to pay for tuition and living expenses -- so taking out some student loans was the inevitable choice.

Student Loan Deal Doesn't Solve Problem

Terry Savage | Posted 10.19.2013 | College
Terry Savage

When the president signed the student loan deal restoring lower rates for student loans, there was agreement and applause. The politicians should stop patting themselves on the back. The problem still looms large: $1 trillion in outstanding student loans

What You Can Do About Your Student Loan Debt

Reuters | Posted 08.31.2013 | Fifty

(The writer is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.) By Chris Taylor NEW YORK, July 1 (Reuters) -...

7 Steps to Eliminating the Student Loan Debt That's Weighing You Down

Brazen Life | Posted 03.11.2013 | College
Brazen Life

You've got a multitude of consolidation and repayment methods to choose from. Needless to say, it's important to figure out how to pay down your loans quickly -- and with as little stress as possible. Here's what you need to do.

7 Things You Can Do to Cut Your Student Debt Load Now

Credit.com | Posted 07.29.2012 | College
Credit.com

People who return to school after age 40 have fewer years of employment to help repay expensive school loans, and they also need to be setting money aside for retirement. One way to compete is to minimize your costs from the outset.

How To Handle Student Loan Debt: What You Need To Know

ajc.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Graduating from college is exhilarating, with new-found freedom, often in a fresh city with new and interesting people. But those transitional times c...