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Mastering Student Loans: Know Before You Owe

Student loans remain a hot topic…and will for years to come. So we’re flashing back to Barb’s post with how to prepare for and deal with student loan debt. As a financial counselor, I have observed a few disturbing trends

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Posted in Budgeting, Debt, Student Loan

Flashback Friday to Defaulted Student Loans: A borrower’s worst nightmare

With student loans being a hot topic right now, I wanted to share this Flashback Friday post about defaulted student loans. The more I learn about student loans, the more I see them as a double-edged sword poised to either

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Posted in Student Loan

The Dangers of Cosigning Private Student Loans

One of my blog teammates recently wrote a post called “Should I Co-Sign For a Loan?” I was very impressed and wanted to piggyback on his insights by further discussing the very real and sometimes bizarre dangers of co-signing private

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Posted in Student Loan

Is Consolidating Student Loans Right for You?

As a student loan counselor, I often work with clients who make separate payments on multiple student loans to many servicers. This often results in mass confusion and unnecessary complications for the borrower. Although loan consolidation can alleviate this repayment

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Posted in Student Loan
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