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Homebuyer Tips: Buying When you Have Student Loans

In case you haven’t heard, there is a student loan debt crisis in America. Currently, the amount of student debt owed – $1.5 trillion – is second only to mortgage debt. Even so, many Americans with student loan debt also

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Posted in Budgeting, Housing, Savings, Student Loan

Flashback Friday: 5 Must Read Tips For All New College Grads

This weekend a number of college students will be putting on their caps and gowns to celebrate their graduation! As grads look forward to the future, we offer our advice for maintaining financial wellness during this new stage of life.

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Posted in Budgeting, Debt Management Plan, Events, Financial Wellness, How to Guides, Student Loan

Public Service Loan Forgiveness: Separating Truth and Myths

Is Public Service Loan Forgiveness too good to be true or just sorely misunderstood? A mere 1% of Public Service Loan Forgiveness applications were approved in the first nine months of borrowers reaching eligibility. While there have been issues with

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Posted in Debt, Financial Counseling, Student Loan

What’s The Deal With 529 College Savings Plans?

Many parents think about saving for their children’s college tuition. We’re flashing back to this post on 529 college savings plan. Read on for great info! Let’s face it . . . raising kids today is an expensive affair. Making

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Posted in Student Loan

2017 Tax Bill Relieves Tax Liability on Death and Disability Discharges on Federal Student Loans

When a student loan borrower becomes totally and permanently disabled they can apply to have their student loans “discharged” (forgiven) through the Total Permanent Disability Discharge program (TPD Discharge: learn more here). The survivors of a borrower who dies can

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Posted in Student Loan, Taxes
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