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Time's up: 5 tips to tackle student loan debt
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Tackling a hefty new monthly expense can be daunting, particularly for recent grads who haven't found steady work.
 
Is Federal Student Loan Consolidation Right for You?
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If you took out student loans during most of your college career, odds are you ended up (or will end up) with a bunch of individual loans. This could cause lots of confusion, involving everything from your
 
Know When it Makes Sense to Consolidate Student Loans
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Gone are the days when it was generally a good idea for most federal student loan borrowers to consolidate their loans. The student loan world has changed significantly, eliminating two of the biggest benefits of consolidation.
 
Time's up: Five tips to tackle student loan debt
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Tackling a hefty new monthly expense can be daunting, particularly for recent grads who haven't found steady work.But grads have many options for making student loan payments more manageable, even putting them off, if they qualify.The key is to avoid missing payments, which can scorch your credit score and even lead to having your wages garnished."The majority of students who miss payments on ...
 
When Refinancing Your Student Loans Can Backfire
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Refinancing student loans may be a more complex decision than it initially appears. Here's what you need to know to make a wise decision.
 
Stafford Loans: Subsidized Vs. Unsubsidized
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Before you take out federal student aid, learn the difference between these two types of Stafford loan. It could save you a chunk of money.
 
New grads: Brace yourselves, your grace period is about to expire
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Federal student loan borrowers are in for a treat this fall: Their first student loan bills.
 
COLUMN-Excuse-free guide to student loan repayment
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The six-month grace period for many student loans is about to expire for new college graduates. The stakes are high: even a single missed payment on a credit account can damage an individual's credit scores, although many loan servicers don't report delinquencies until borrowers are 90 days or more overdue. Instead, here's how new graduates should tackle their student loans: The typical borrower ...
 
Fitch: US Student Loan Servicer Consolidation Will Persist
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Some smaller not for profit student loan servicers will likely exit the sector while others will continue to merge with larger servicers, Fitch Ratings says. We believe this
 
How does debt consolidation lower my monthly payments?
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Find out how combining your debts into a single debt consolidation loan might actually lower the total amount you have to pay each month.