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What Increases Your Student Loan Balance?

6 Factors That Increase Your Student Loan Balance

Many students see their student loan balances increase over time. Here are some reasons why that happens. Learn more.


What is FAFSA? A Complete Guide to Federal Student Loans

The FAFSA is the application you submit for federal student aid and it has recently changed. Here’s how to get yours filed on time.

FAFSA Deadline

FAFSA Deadline 2024: All You Need to Know

The annual FAFSA deadline is on June 30 every year, but there are state and school deadlines you should be aware of if you plan on applying for federal financial aid.

Student Loan Refinance

Best Student Loan Refinance Companies for July 2024

Refinancing student loans could result in a lower interest rate, which could save you money over the term of the loan.

How to Pay Off Student Loans Fast

8 Ways to Pay Off Student Loan Fast

Paying off student loans faster can save you a ton of money in interest and help you focus on building wealth. Here are eight tried-and-true ways to cut years off your loan payoff date.

Good Debt vs Bad Debt

Debt Management Guide: Good Debt vs. Bad Debt

Being in debt is not always a bad thing. Some debt can have a place in your credit profile.

FAFSA requirements

FAFSA 2024 Requirements: Who Qualifies

Discover the FAFSA requirements for 2024-2025, including eligibility and financial guidelines, essential documents, and tips on avoiding common mistakes.

 Best Private Student Loans

Best Private Student Loans in July 2024

Whether you have excellent credit and are looking for a low APR or you exhausted your federal student loan options, a private student loan could be a fit.

Federal Student Loan Rates Jump 1% for 2024-25

Federal Student Loan Rates Jump 1% for 2024-25

Federal student loan interest rates are tied to 10-year Treasury Yields and recalculated yearly. This has resulted in a more than 1% jump in rates for the 2024-25 academic year.

what are student loans

What Are Student Loans? A Beginner's Guide

Learn how to choose the right student loan, how to apply for a student loan, and how to successfully manage student loan repayment.