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loans play an increasingly prominent role in people’s financial pictures, and yet there’s a startling amount of outdated and false information out th...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

Ivory Tower - Is College Worth the Cost?

November 20, 2014

Thursday 11/20 on CNN News 9pm ET
(CNN) — There’s no doubt that it’s a tough time for families pondering the value of a college degree.
On the one hand, there’s...

Credit Union Student Loans Thrive Despite Market Woes

July 21, 2014

CU Student Loans Thrive Despite Market Woes
By Peter Strozniak July 20, 2014
The barrage of dismal news reports may be shaping a public perception that a financial crisis is looming for the $1.2 trillion student loan debt market. News of high defa...

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