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    To help their children earn their college degrees, more and more parents are taking out loans to cover their child’s education costs. In fact, a recent Sallie Mae study found that 21% of families with college students relied on parent student loans to pay for school. Federal parent PLUS loans are a popular option because […]

      If you’ve been shopping around for private student loans, you might have been prompted to prequalify with lenders you’re interested in. That’s generally good advice to follow, but it’s important to understand why. Here’s how student loan prequalification works and how it can help you score the best possible deal on your education debt. What […]

      International students—those who attend college in the U.S. but don’t hold U.S. citizenship—may be able to refinance their student loans if they’re eager for a lower interest rate. The process can be restrictive, since many lenders require U.S. citizenship, strong U.S. credit history or a U.S. citizen co-signer to qualify. There are lenders that specifically […]

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      If you have high-interest student loans, student loan refinancing can be an excellent way to lower your rates, reduce your payments and save money. Student loan refinancing is offered by a few types of lenders, including banks, credit unions and online lenders. There are some advantages to refinancing your education debt with a bank rather […]

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      If your federal student loans are administered by FedLoan Servicing, a big change is coming your way. FedLoan Servicing has ended its contract with the U.S. Department of Education, and all current FedLoan borrowers will be transferred to new student loan servicers by the end of 2022.

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