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Student Loan Affects Credit Score

Understanding How Student Loan Debt Affects Your Credit Score

It can be hard for students and young people to build a good credit score. You need good credit to get a loan, but...
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7 Reasons to Get a Personal Loan – Benefits & Things...

Despite what you might hear from certain corners of the personal finance realm, debt is not the root of all evil. Financially responsible folks use...
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How to Get a Personal Loan – Application Process

You've settled on one of the many valid reasons to get a personal loan and determined that you meet basic personal loan eligibility criteria. Now it's...
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How to Spot & Avoid Predatory Lending (& What to Do...

When the Robinsons decided to refinance their mortgage, a local bank offered them a tempting deal with low payments they could easily afford. However,...
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness – Program Eligibility & How to...

My wife graduated from medical school with more than $300,000 in student loans to her name. During her three-year residency, some of that debt sat...
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9 Factors That Affect Your Personal Loan Interest Rate

You've decided on a legitimate reason to get a personal loan and determined that you're probably eligible to apply. You're now ready to begin the next phase...
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7 Types of Small Business Loans – Pros & Cons

Entrepreneurs and small business owners seeking funds to grow their businesses can either seek equity funds from investors or borrow funds from a lender. Seeking new...
Fha Vs Conventional Mortgage Loans Differences

FHA vs. VA vs. Conventional Mortgage Loans – How Are They...

If you're ready to buy a house, congratulations. You're one step closer to making what's likely to be the largest single purchase of your life...
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Federal vs. Private Student Loans – Which Are Better? (Pros &...

If you're about to head off to college or graduate school, you're likely wondering how you'll pay for it. While it's best to avoid...
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16 Ways to Reduce & Avoid Overwhelming College Student Loan Debt

When it comes to avoiding immense amounts of student loan debt, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Here are some things you can do before you start college, during your college years, and after graduation to keep your debt burden as low as possible.
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What Is a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) – How...

Suppose you're a homeowner with a hideous master bathroom. You'd like to remodel, but you don't see how you can afford it. According to HomeAdvisor,...
Paying Back School Loans

How to Defer Your Student Loans – 5 Options to Extend...

When I was in college, every semester I received a check from the federal government for text books and living expenses (read: beer). I...