With student loan balances averaging more than $29,000 for recent grads and unemployment and underemployment continuing to plague many, some find that their loan payments are unmanageable. The good news is that two newer repayment plan options – Income Based Repayment and Pay As You Earn – are making life oh-so-much better for cash-strapped borrowers.

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If you can’t afford to pay your student loans, the temptation may be to take an “out of sight, out of mind” approach. Not only will this not make your student loans go away, it will make it worse. But, hey, when do we always do what’s best for us? Denial is more than just […]

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When it comes to your student loans, you may feel hopelessly in the dark. You signed up for loan after loan to get through school but your focus was on getting through college so you didn’t worry about the details. It’s been much the same for our country as a whole. We want our students […]

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Today is Memorial Day and while many people simply see it as a “free day” from work, in fact it’s a day to honor all the women and men of the armed forces who have lost their lives in service to our country. It’s important to honor those who have given their lives for our […]

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