Tag: student debt

5 Reasons to Keep Student Loan Debt to a Minimum

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Author, Money Crashers Advisor

There are many ways to reduce the cost of college--some are easy, some require a little work. However, cutting down on how much money you need to borrow for school is always worth the effort. read more

Help Students Avoid Student Debt and Prepare for the Job Market

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Changes to the FAFSA, the ever-rising cost of higher education, and a lackluster job market means many students will be saddled with debt they can't repay. What can you do to help? read more

Using a Home Equity Loan for College Expenses

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Chief Staff Writer and Editor for MortgageLoan.com

Considering loans to help pay for college? Here's one option you may not have considered. read more

Should I take on extra student debt to attend my dream school?

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The current economic climate and tough job market has most students and families carefully deciding how much student loan debt is reasonable. read more

Options to Avoid Crushing Student Debt

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Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

The reality of student loans might not sink in for many students just yet, but it is a harsh reality once the bills start coming a few short months after graduation. Here is some advice to keep student debt under control. read more

Getting Through Graduate School Without Credit Card Debt

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Test Prep Tutor and Writer, Grockit.com

Credit card debt can happen to grad students, too. Here's how to resist the urge to "charge, charge, charge." read more

Student Loan Nightmare!

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What is student loan consolidation? Find out more about how to lower your monthly payments on your student loans. read more

Pay Off Graduate School Debt

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Unfortunately for most graduate students, the debt they have after earning their degree is a simple fact of life. What is not so simple for many is how to repay it. read more