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Older Americans and student loan debt

Student loan debt continues to grow and affects adults of all ages; the number of older adults with student loans has dramatically increased as well. “Student loans make up the nation’s second largest consumer debt market, and seniors are the

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How to pay off your student loans faster

Student loans are very common these days and can take 10+ years to pay in full. Typically only mortgages take longer to pay off! And if you temporarily suspend payments or go back to school and interest accrues, your loan balances will

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Portrait of a student loan borrower

Let me tell you about someone I recently met with during a financial counseling session. About “Ann” Ann is a 54-year-young, mother and wife.  She works on average 32-34 hours a week at a job she loves.  Ann is an activity

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What is student loan counseling?

Student loans can be confusing and overwhelming. LSS offers free student loan repayment counseling to help borrowers navigate their loans and options. Tasha, one of our certified student loan counselors, breaks down what goes on during a student loan counseling session

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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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