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Bad credit scores affect more people than you may think. Roughly 77 million Americans have a debt that is at least 180 days past due (source). If you are one of them, you may struggle to find lenders who will accept your loan applications. This guide provides explains in detail what options are available to people […]

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Jump to a company Fiverr OneOpinion US MyPoints Swagbucks Rover If you are one of the 27 million individuals who work part-time roles in the United States, chances are that you have some time on your hands. If you do, have you considered working side jobs from home? In today’s gig economy, it is possible for you […]

  Try these driving gigs Lyft DoorDash UberEats Postmates GrubHub InstaCart TaskRabbit Amazon Flex Shipt Whether you just purchased a car or have been driving for a while, you now have a viable option to be your own boss and start working your own hours. According to the Gig Economy Data Hub, more than one […]

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Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) is a credit union established in 1935. It currently has over 1.6 million members, $24 billion in assets, and serves all 50 states in as well as Okinawa, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the District of Columbia. PenFed offers an array of banking services, including student loan refinancing with competitive rates […]

HOW TO REFINANCE A STUDENT LOAN WITH A COSIGNER

Refinancing your student loans with a cosigner can help you lower your monthly payments and reduce the overall cost of your loan. But it’s not always a good idea. Read on to find out how to refinance student loans with a cosigner, and how to decide if you should. What is refinancing? How to refinance […]

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The New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission approved new rules yesterday that are designed to set a minimum wage of $17.22 an hour for Uber and Lyft drivers. Last August, New York’s City Council also set a cap on new vehicle licenses for ride-hail services. The purpose of these measures is to regulate the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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So you realize you shouldn’t rack up credit card debt, have stopped spending, and are paying down your balances. You’re on the right path. The problem is, your interest rates are high and it’s taking too long to pay off your balances. Well, there may be a better repayment strategy: a debt consolidation loan. Instead of making […]

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Student loans can help you get the education you need to achieve your career goals. Without them, many Americans wouldn’t be able to pursue their dreams. For instance, 42% of those who attended college, acquired some debt from their education. However, education debt can be a big burden to bear when it comes time to pay […]