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  1. Tips on Minimizing Student Debt Before, During and After College

    It’s no wonder that the maximum number of students these days take out loans to meet their education expenses considering the rising costs of education and the financial crisis prevalent all around. However, the flip side of the story remains that most of the students aren’t exactly ready to face...
  2. How Much Student Loan Debt Can I Afford?

    Picking a college or graduate school is a long, stressful process – campus visits, entrance exams, essays, etc. But once you’ve selected your dream school the stress doesn’t stop there. Next, you’ve got to figure out how you’re going to pay for it. If you get good grades or score...
  3. 7 Tips for Repaying Student Loan Debt

    November has arrived and thousands of recent graduates are preparing to start repaying student loan debt. I’m one of them. After graduating with $140,000 in student loan debt this year, my 6-month grace period is coming to an end and I’m now weighing my student loan repayment options to find...
  4. Smart Money Tip #5: Limit Debt

    Debt can be disastrous if you borrow more than you can repay. The solution is today’s smart money tip of the day: limit debt. There are a few measures that experts use to determine whether or not you have too much debt, including: Credit Card Usage Ratio – If your...
  5. How to Compare your Student Loan Repayment Options

    After you graduate school and your grace period expires, you’ll have to start repaying your student loans. Unless you designate otherwise, your payment amounts will be based on a 10-year repayment plan. But life happens, things come up and sometimes we need a little added flexibility to make our payments....

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