SoFi Student Loans Review

SoFi is a leading marketplace lender of personal loans and mortgages, and the number one provider of student loan refinancing. The secret of its success is no secret at all. SoFi offers ultra-low interest rates, excellent terms and a hassle-free application process. How does a relatively new player in the loan business compete with international […]

student loan debt

Before 1976, student loans were fully dischargeable through bankruptcy, just like most other forms of unsecured debt. But between 1998 and 2004, bankruptcy petitions increased from just over 1 million to 1.6 million annually, according to FindLaw.  The prevailing belief was that a large number of individuals filing bankruptcy petitions did so because of convenience […]

Back in your parents’ day, people learned to be satisfied with what they had and to save for a rainy day. The ongoing financial crisis is teaching some of those lessons all over again. But today’s world is different, and there are new lessons that you should teach your kids about money. Related article: 7 […]

Seven in 10 college graduates in 2014 had student debt. The average undergraduate in 2014 walked away from college with roughly $33,000 in student debt, according to an analysis of government data by Mark Kantrowitz, publisher at Edvisors, a group of web sites about planning and paying for college. Even after adjusting for inflation, that’s […]

For many students, loans provide the financial means to bridge the gap between personal resources and the costs associated with college or graduate school. Many experts consider student loan debt to be a type of “good” debt because the education you obtain after high school often allows you to enter career fields that will help […]