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Best Personal Loan Companies of 2021

Back in the day, getting a personal loan meant schlepping to your local bank branch (or multiple banks, if you wanted to shop around), meeting...
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Loan Shark Prevention Act – What It Is and How It...

A 2019 study by Northwestern Mutual revealed some sobering statistics on consumer debt in America. It found that the average American adult has nearly $30,000 in debt,...
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How to Pay Off Your Student Loans With Low-Interest Credit Cards

Overwhelming student loan debt is a serious financial drag. One little-discussed strategy is appropriate for millions of private student loan borrowers with good credit: a low-interest credit card balance transfer. Learn how to use low-interest credit cards to reduce or eliminate your student debt.
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5 Best Small-Business Loans & SBA Lenders of 2021

Millions of small-business owners rely on suboptimal sources of financing — or no financing at all. Whether you’re evaluating your company’s financing options for the first time or looking for a new lender to help grow your business, keep this list of the best small-business lenders close at hand.
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PPP Loan Repayment & Forgiveness – Common Questions Answered

The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act allows borrowers to use up to 40% of their loans’ proceeds for certain nonpayroll expenses without jeopardizing forgiveness eligibility provided they use the remainder for payroll expenses. But many borrowers still have questions. Get the answers here.
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Federal vs. Private Student Loans – Which Are Better? (Pros &...

Not all student loans are created equal. Taking out the right kinds of loans is a key part of being able to manage your student debt after graduation. Here’s what you need to know to weigh your options between federal and private student loans.
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8 Best Student Loan Refinance Companies – Reviews & Comparison

If, like many, you graduated college with some student loan debt, you may be concerned about paying it off as quickly as possible. If...
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13 Best Paycheck Advance Apps to Help You Make It to...

If you sometimes feel like there's too much month at the end of your money, you're not alone. According to the 2016 National Financial Well-Being...
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What to Do With Your Undergrad Student Loans Before Grad School

If you’re going to grad school, you probably have student loan debt left over from your undergrad degree. Ignoring it could be costly thanks to accruing interest and capitalization effects. Deciding on a plan to tackle this debt before heading back to school will help you save in the long run.
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Your Options for Paying Back Federal Student Loan Debt

So you’ve graduated from college or graduate school and – like the vast majority of students – borrowed money to get your degree. Now...
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Should You Refinance Undergrad Student Loans Before Grad School?

College is expensive, and grad school just means piling on even more debt. If you’re heading to grad school, you may be wondering how to reduce the overwhelming student loan debt. It starts with figuring out what to do with all those undergrad loans before taking on even more.
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Student Loans Explained – Understanding Types, Repayment & Deferment

Every year, millions of Americans enroll in colleges and universities, and about two-thirds of students borrow money to do so. If you’re considering a student loan or are already in student debt, it’s crucial to be well-informed. Read on for a guide to student loans, repayment, and deferments.