How can I consolidate my student loans? How do I know if consolidation will be beneficial?   If you want to consolidate your federal student loans you can apply for a Direct Consolidation Loan on the federal aid website.   A couple of things to know about student loan consolidation: Direct Consolidation Loans are only […]

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If you are a teacher, no doubt you picked your profession based on your love of children and education and not for the money. Starting teacher salaries aren’t that high and if you’re also dealing with the burden of student loans, that salary may seem lower still. But there are some great programs teachers can use to […]

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The private student loan industry smells a lot like the subprime mortgage industry: Dead ends, runarounds and few live customer service representatives to speak with. The same tactics that mortgage borrowers have faced are now happening for student loan borrowers, according to a new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Read more HERE

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Over the last few years, student loans have become an unavoidable topic of discussion–even for those who don’t have any to pay off themselves. Working out a better system for the financial aid system was one of the Obama administration’s biggest undertakings in its first term, and it’s easy to see why: Over half of […]

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  Tuition.io If you or a child are still paying off student loans (my condolences), I strongly encourage you to sign up for this helpful, new free website and mobile tool, which can save money and aggravation. By the way, did you catch the pun in the site’s name? Say it out loud without the “dot.” […]

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If you or a child are still paying off student loans (my condolences), I strongly encourage you to sign up for this helpful, new free website and mobile tool, which can save money and aggravation. By the way, did you catch the pun in the site’s name? Say it out loud without the “dot.”

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Tuition.io If you are still paying off student loans (my condolences) or have a child who is (again, my condolences), I strongly encourage you to sign up for this helpful new free website and mobile tool, which can save money and aggravation. By the way, did you catch the pun in the site’s name? Say it […]

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Maybe we’re dense, or maybe we’re overly fixated on the student debt crisis currently strangling young people’s economic prospects on a scale never seen before, but we didn’t get the pun in Tuition.io’s name (say it aloud) until it was pointed out to us by their presenter, Brendan McQueen, here at Finovate Fall 2012. We do […]

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Finovate Fall 2012’s afternoon session today included free e-solutions to two widespread needs that don’t get much attention: Managing college loans and helping loved ones–and others–who need extra funds to pay their own bills.

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