As a young person just starting out in your career, yes, you absolutely should consider purchasing at least some life insurance. The reason isn’t so much to cover your student loan balances (Sallie Mae debt under the Smart Option program is forgiven at death, anyway), but to protect your family, or future family, against the […]

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Nothing is certain, they say, except death and taxes. And it used to be, repayment of federally guaranteed student loans was about as certain as things get. The reason: Probate laws. Here’s how it works When you die, all property attached to your name falls under the control of a bunch of attorneys at the […]

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