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How to Survive Predatory Parent Plus Loans - DailyFinance

July 15, 2015

How to Survive Predatory Parent Plus Loans
Nick Clements
Jul 16th 2015 10:36AM
Direct Plus loans, frequently called Parent Plus, are probably the most irresponsible form of government lending in the entire student loan market.
Even though the fede...

3 Myths and a Truth About Refinancing Student Loans

June 10, 2015
Student loans play an increasingly prominent role in people’s financial pictures, and yet there’s a startling amount of outdated and false information out th...

Student Loan Flux Opens Doors for Credit Unions

April 06, 2015

Despite its best intentions, the Obama Administration may have taken one step forward and two steps back when it comes to student loans, but the shifting sands on which the president’s well-intentioned promises were built may provide a solid...

More Options to Refinance Your Student Loans

March 02, 2015

By Sandra Block, From Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, March 2015
Jennifer Beall graduated from Northwestern Uni­versity’s Kellogg School of Management in 2010 with an MBA, a business plan and $60,000 in student loans (roughly half from grad...

The Surprising Downside of Steering Clear of Student Loans

January 06, 2015

Online Article From Time Inc.
Liz Weston / Reuters Dec. 2, 2014
Headlines about daunting student loan burdens may leave you scared to borrow altogether. But a college degree is worth the investment, even if that means taking on some debt.
The nex...

Private Student Loans: Lenders Ramp Up Offerings

December 18, 2014

The private student-loan market is expanding.
Lenders gave out $7.04 billion of such loans for the 2013-14 academic year, up 6% from a year prior and 25% from 2010-11, when originations bottomed out, according to a new repo...

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