I just recently took out a private student loan with a 10.00 APR interest! How long should I wait until trying to refinance the loan? I’m currently working full-time and taking online courses. I have a good to excellent credit score.   Because you’re working full time it’s not out of the question to consider […]

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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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I will be starting my online MSN program and I’m wondering what my options are for financing the degree and for loan forgiveness after graduation.   It sounds like you have two questions. 1. How can you pay for the MSN program? 2. What student loan forgiveness options are available? Strategies for paying for your […]

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Ask Jeni is a service offered to tuition.io users that lets real borrowers ask Jeni Burckart, our student loan coach, questions about their student loans. Here’s an example of one of those questions. I currently pay almost $1,300 a month on my student loan. I have just over $62,000 in loans left to repay, my […]

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Republicans rejecting a bill to expand Veteran benefits has many shaking their heads in shame, especially this talk show host. The real shame is that the Senate approves wars preemptively without any consideration for the mental, physical, and financial aftermath of our Vets.  Let’s take a look what the shame-o-meter has to show: In addition to […]

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If you’re heading off to college this Fall or are already in school and borrowing to pay your way, there are some things you need to know to keep from getting in over your head. Student loans can rack up quickly and many students don’t realize until it’s too late that they’ve over-extended themselves on […]

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For those that can’t afford to pay their student loans, a default can result in garnishment. Default occurs when you fail to make payments for nine months (270 days). Once your loans go into default, serious consequences can occur. First, your loans come due in full. Second, your state and federal tax refunds can be […]

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            Tuition.io is an online platform intended for people to better understand, better organize, and pay down their student loan debt faster and more easily. So far, the startup has helped borrowers pay down over $25,000,000. About the recent debt conversation in the news, McQueen said, “Most people live check-to-check and the last recession resulted […]

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  The solution: Tuition.io, a free one-stop-shop website that consolidates all your student loans — public or private — into one interface. The platform, which came out of the Santa Monica start-up incubator Launchpad LA, enables users to load all of their student loans into one site and get detailed information on loans, including servicers, monthly […]

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