Hint: It has to do with not paying your debt.
Ready to refinance? Not so fast. Here are a few steps to take first.
Tired of spending a fortune on student loans? There may be a better solution.
Thinking of refinancing your federal student loans? Make sure you consider these downsides first.
Borrowing money for college is a common practice, but many people regret taking out student loans after the fact. U.S. student loan debt, spread out across 44.7 million borrowers, has reached the $1.59 trillion mark. That’s more than total U.S. auto loan debt (currently at $1.13 trillion) and credit card debt ($1.04 trillion).
Not having a degree can make finding a job harder -- but that's not all.
Now that's a mistake you don't want to make.
That's good news for financial aid seekers.
Paying off my student loans early wasn't necessarily the best choice. Here's why.
Don't be so quick to hit pause on those payments.
If you're stuck with student debt, here are a few lesser-known perks you should know about.
Here's a bit of potential, albeit limited, relief for borrowers.
Here’s how to know if college tuition insurance is worth the cost.
Talk about an extreme solution to a growing problem.
The HELPER Act would give those with student debt more ways to pay it off -- but whether that's a good thing is up for debate.
Avoid student loans by working your way through your studies instead.
You may not be able to foot the entire bill for your child to attend college, but you can support them in other meaningful ways.
Save yourself some money and get rid of your student loans faster by following these tips.
Here's what students need to know about the two main types of federal student loans.
A college degree could open the door to higher earnings -- but does that warrant graduating with a pile of debt?