How to release a cosigner with a student loan refinance

This detailed guide will help you learn how to release your cosigner with a student loan refinance. When you first took out student loans, you may not have had the credit or income required to get approved on your own. People that have graduated, have a job, and have a track record of making payments […]

deferment and forbearance

Federal student loans offer deferment and forbearance options to help borrowers during times of financial hardship. If you qualify, you can temporarily reduce or pause your loan payments. But what about private loans? Can you get a deferment or forbearance on private student loans? Do they offer similar repayment protections? Here’s what you need to know. 8 lenders that offer deferment […]

filling out fafsa application

11 Steps to Filling out the new FAFSA Form

For many students, getting accepted into college is only half the battle. Receiving that acceptance letter is a great accomplishment worth celebrating. But it won’t do you much good if you can’t pay the tuition. These tips for filling out your FAFSA application can help you maximize your chances. Qualifying for financial aid is not […]

Student Loan Consolidation Guide

If you’re part of the 92% of college graduates with federal student loans, you may be panicking with November right around the corner. Why? Because the end of November also marks the end of the student loan grace period on the majority of federal loans. But there’s no need to panic. If you know your options and take the […]