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Most Frequent Student Loan Mistakes

Article originally published September 28th, 2021. Updated December 6th, 2022. While student loan debt figures have declined slowly since they hit a high in 2010 and 2011, around 70% of those graduating with a four-year college degree do so with at least some debt related to their education. As of 2022, nearly 43 million people... Read More

| December 6, 2022

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Pros and Cons of Income-Driven Student Loan Repayment Plans
Student loans are by far some of the biggest issues most students... Read More

May 18, 2021

Student Loan Forgiveness: How It Might Be Possible for You
Behind mortgage debt, student loan debt is the second-highes... Read More

June 30, 2020

I Defaulted on My Student Loans. What Happens Next?
What happens if you default on a student loan depends on a variet... Read More

April 13, 2020

Can Private Student Loans Garnish Wages?
The average student loan debt has risen to $31,172, which can be ... Read More

October 1, 2019

Do I Need a Good Credit Score to Get Student Loans?
Article originally published October 14th, 2013. Updated October ... Read More

October 29, 2018

How New Government Policies Impact Student Loans
Did you know that about 44 million Americans owe more than $1.5 t... Read More

October 17, 2018