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Student Loan Refinance

Company Student Loan Contributions Could Shave 3 Years off Borrower Debt

NerdWallet | Posted 03.30.2016 | Education

The new company contribution plans for student loans that are winning media attention lately are more than just great PR -- they actually knock down employee debt.

REPAYE vs. Refinancing for Medical Residents and Fellows

Aryea Aranoff | Posted 01.19.2017 | Education
Aryea Aranoff

This is the final installment of a two-part series explaining everything a physician should know about the new federal student loan repayment program,...

Revised Pay As You Earn: Everything You Need to Know About REPAYE for Doctors

Aryea Aranoff | Posted 01.11.2017 | Education
Aryea Aranoff

This is part one of a two-part series that explains everything a physician should know about the new federal student loan repayment program, REPAYE. P...

How Student Loans Can Wreck a New Marriage

Aryea Aranoff | Posted 12.16.2016 | College
Aryea Aranoff

Are you a newlywed or thinking about getting married? Combining families, homes, cars, and even bank accounts is expected and embraced by most couples entering marriage. But there's one thing that many newlyweds forget they'll be sharing when they say, "I do"--their spouse's student loan debt.

If You Have One of These Degrees, You Could Save Thousands by Refinancing Student Loans

NerdWallet | Posted 11.20.2016 | Education

Graduates with master's degrees in fine arts, education, business administration or social work also stand to save thousands of dollars.

Student Loan Problem Garners National Attention from Presidential Candidates. Private Sector Responds with Creative Solutions

Aryea Aranoff | Posted 09.28.2016 | Business
Aryea Aranoff

As the presidential campaigning continues, an issue that is fast-becoming a central component of the election has been the question of how to curb bal...

Should I Refinance My Student Loans Before Graduate School?

Stephen Dash | Posted 07.26.2016 | Education
Stephen Dash

With interest rates at record lows and the Federal Reserve confirming expectations of rising interest rates before the end of 2015, now may be an ideal time for college graduates to consider refinancing their high interest rate student loans.

Breaking Down Student Loans by Profession

Aryea Aranoff | Posted 07.15.2016 | College
Aryea Aranoff

The continued growth of student loan debt in the United States has reached staggering numbers of more than $1.2 trillion and 40 million borrowers. Those pursuing a medical, dental, MBA or law degree have to deal with a serious price tag that is significantly higher than the national average undergraduate balance of $29,000.

6 Tips That Could Help Your Student Loan Repayment

Stephen Dash | Posted 07.03.2016 | Education
Stephen Dash

Finding ways to help save on your student loan repayment can save a lot of time and stress when managing your student loans. Take the time to clarify these commonly misunderstood repayment strategies.

When Should I Consolidate My Student Loans?

Credible | Posted 06.22.2016 | Education

Receiving a bill from several lenders each month is intimidating and not always the best way to pay off your student debt. Private student loan consolidation can combine all of your student loans into one loan, with one interest rate, and one monthly payment.

How to Get the Best Student Loan Consolidation Offer

Credible | Posted 06.17.2016 | College

If you are unsure if you meet the requirements to reduce your interest rate and simplify your repayment a private consolidation, here is a checklist of items from Credible on how to get the best offer possible.

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.

Which Student Loan do I Pay Off First?

Aryea Aranoff | Posted 05.26.2016 | Education
Aryea Aranoff

If you have extra money to put towards your loans, you might be wondering what the best course of action is. People typically choose to divide the extra amount of money between different loans, but there happens to be two ways to tackle your debt.

Don't Pay off Your Student Loans Just Yet. Here's Why

Stephen Dash | Posted 06.11.2015 | Money
Stephen Dash

When you've been working for a while at paying off your student loans, it may become tempting to gather your funds and pay off your loans once and for...

Why Is Everyone Talking About Student Loan Refinancing?

Stephen Dash | Posted 06.08.2015 | Money
Stephen Dash

Student loan refinancing is a topic of rapidly increasing interest. As you can see from the chart below, there were almost four times as many Google searches for the term "student loan refinance" in February 2015 as there were in February 2011.

Shahien Nasiripour

Top Regulator Makes Groundbreaking Claims About Student Debt | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

The U.S. government should help to develop a market for student loan borrowers to refinance high-cost debt in order to allow younger households to ben...