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10 Grants To Help You Pay Back Your Student Loans Faster

Income-based repayment plans and Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) receive a lot of attention. Either way, however, you must have federal student loans and make …

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Orthopedic Surgeon Salary: Is Student Loan Debt Worth It?

Orthopedic surgeons specialize in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, including disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, nerves, muscles, and tendons. According to Medscape’s Medscape Physician …

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How does VA student loan forgiveness work?

The Education Department Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), has been around for a long time. However, in 2018, …

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The 9 best private student loan companies for February 2021

When you need to secure funding for college, you have two options: federal and private student loans. Federal student loans offer better borrower protection and …

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Dealing with student loan payments and interest on their resumption

President Biden extended the student loan relief until September 30, 2021. This gives federal borrowers a full 18 months of paused payments at 0% interest. …

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Top 10 Worst Mental Health Jobs Right Now

We conducted a survey of our readers for Mental Health Awareness Month on May 15, 2020 to ask about the mental health challenges they are …

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Refinancing Nursing Students: What You Should Know

You’re done with nursing school! Time to put on scrubs and take care of the health of others. But your financial health needs some attention …

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The top 10 worst mental health jobs right now

We conducted a survey of our readers for Mental Health Awareness Month on May 15, 2020 to ask about the mental health challenges they are …

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Beware of these student loan forgiveness scams in 2021

Student loan agreement fraud has been a problem for many years. In 2017 the Federal Trade Commission launched an initiative called Operation Game of Loans …

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Survey: student loans caused 2.5 times more suicidal thoughts than the pandemic among young professionals

The world has closed collectively due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has resulted in isolation and economic uncertainty. The pandemic, which goes beyond the two-month …

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How to remove late payments from Navient

There are many reasons why people default on their student loan payments – sometimes it’s so easy to forget a due date, sometimes extreme financial …

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Survey: student loans caused 2.5 times more suicidal thoughts than the pandemic among young professionals

The world has closed collectively due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has resulted in isolation and economic uncertainty. The pandemic, which goes beyond the two-month …

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Are Refinanced Student Loans Tax Deductible?

As the old saying goes, “Nothing is certain but death and taxes.” However, millions of Americans may be eligible for a generous tax deduction on …

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The double debt gap explained for married couples (episode 78)

One of the weirdest student loan repayment gaps that I know of is the double debt gap. It only works for married couples, but it …

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How to Pay Out Drexel University Student Loans Faster

Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA is one of the 15 largest private universities in the United States. Over 25,000 students are now enrolled in one …

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Nelnet Student Loan Forgiveness – Student Loan Planner

If you have federal student loans, there is a good chance that you have looked at Nelnet at some point. As of September 2020, Nelnet …

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Your Guide to Psychiatrist Student Loan Refinancing

Psychiatrists can make a meaningful difference in the lives of other people dealing with various mental health problems. As a psychiatrist, you can help treat …

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Paying for Coding Bootcamp: Loans and Repayment Strategies

Coding Bootcamps are comprehensive, short-term training programs that provide students with coding skills for careers related to web, mobile, and software engineering. They can be …

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Best Michigan Student Loan Refinancing and Private Student Loan Options

Known for its Great Lakes, the state of Michigan is easy to identify on a map because of its glove-like shape. Michigan is also known …

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Lauryn Williams, CFP® on Closing the Racial Wealth Gap (Episode 80)

Color communities are exposed to racial injustice. I’m not an expert on racial differences, but I know student loans and understand finances. One problem black …

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How much can you borrow for school?

The majority of college students end up taking out student loans to cover college expenses. Despite over $ 1.7 trillion in outstanding student loan debt …

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Lauryn Williams, CFP® on Closing the Racial Wealth Gap (Episode 80)

Color communities are exposed to racial injustice. I’m not an expert on racial differences, but I know student loans and understand finances. One problem black …

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Plastic Surgeon Salary: Why Plastic Surgery is One of the Most Highly Paid Specialties

Plastic surgeons are among the most highly trained physicians who perform a variety of reconstruction or replacement procedures on the skin or extremities. Although often …

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Plastic Surgeon Salary: Why Plastic Surgery Is One of the Most Highly Paid Specialties

Plastic surgeons are among the most highly trained physicians who perform a variety of reconstruction or replacement procedures on the skin or extremities. Although often …

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What You Need To Know Before Taking Student Loans For The 2020-2021 Academic Year

As the 2020-2021 academic year rapidly approaches, students may wonder how the coronavirus pandemic will affect their college experience. And most will also ponder whether …

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What You Need To Know Before Taking Student Loans For The 2020-2021 Academic Year

As the 2020-2021 academic year rapidly approaches, students may wonder how the coronavirus pandemic will affect their college experience. And most will also ponder whether …

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Mental Health Problems Borrowers Have Due To Student Loans (Episode 79)

Mental health is something that many student loan borrowers struggle with. It was the focus of a recent survey and I appreciate each and every …

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Mental Health Problems Borrowers Have Due To Student Loans (Episode 79)

Mental health is something that many student loan borrowers struggle with. It was the focus of a recent survey, and I appreciate every single one …

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You can save money with the refinancing ladder for student loans

The ladder refinancing strategy for student loans is relatively simple. Since you will receive student loan refinancing rewards through the Student Loan Planner, you should …

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When should you consolidate or refinance your student loans during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic has uncovered some interesting technical details for federal student loans, mostly related to federal family education loans. The FFEL program issued federal …

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Physiotherapist Salary: Worth the Guilt?

Physiotherapists are highly qualified and trained professionals who help patients recover from injury or illness. As the US population ages, the demand for physical therapists …

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When should you consolidate or refinance your student loans during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic has uncovered some interesting technical details for federal student loans, mostly related to federal family education loans. The FFEL program issued federal …

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Award-winning New York Times columnist Ron Lieber on exposing the complexities of higher education and the financial aid system

Paying for college is one of the biggest financial decisions you will ever make. And whether you come from a wealthy family who has already …

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Your Estate Planning Guide for the Coronavirus Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is increasing the vulnerability of frontline professionals such as doctors and nurses. This vulnerability underscores the need for health professionals to ensure …

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The SLP podcast continues, but Notes does not

People love our podcast and it’s not going anywhere. I will continue to publish the Student Loan Podcast regularly. New episodes are released every Tuesday. …

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After the coronavirus pandemic, does it make sense to go to the dental office?

Dentists have been hard hit by the COVID-19 shutdown. What was considered one of the most stable companies was hit. According to a recent ADA …

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Can you apply for a student loan tax deduction?

Homeowners, business owners and students can all take advantage of a number of specific IRS regulations to save money on their taxes. But what about …

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After the coronavirus pandemic, does it make sense to go to the dental office?

Dentists have been hard hit by the COVID-19 shutdown. What was considered one of the most stable companies was hit. According to a recent ADA …

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Biggest Mistakes Doctors Make With Their Student Loans In Residence

Doctors are perhaps the most vulnerable occupations when it comes to making mistakes on student loans. One of the main reasons is that many do …

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How To Get Navient Student Loan Forgiveness (The Complete 2021 Guide)

Navient has consistently ranked itself as one of the most hated student loan service providers out there. Student Loan Planner Reader Feedback for the biggest …

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Meagan Landress, CSLP, on Planning Loan Debt in Front of Students (Episode 81)

Pre-planning for student loan debt is not an issue that is often talked about. Here at Student Loan Planner we mainly talk about what to …

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When Should You Refinance Medical School Loans (Plus Top Lenders)?

Refinancing is a common strategy for withdrawal Medical School Debt. Whether you’re a general practitioner, attending physician, or fellow, you need to understand medical college …

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Meagan Landress, CSLP, on Planning Loan Debt in Front of Students (Episode 81)

Pre-planning for student loan debt is not an issue that is often talked about. Here at Student Loan Planner we mostly talk about what to …

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Should You Refinance Navient Student Loans? (NaviRefi in comparison)

If you have student loans with Navient, you may one day be surprised to receive a small envelope in the mail from a company called …

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Highest Paid Lawyers: Which Practice Is The Best?

Everyone has a friend or family member who is a lawyer, and most people assume that all lawyers are the same. That is absolutely wrong. …

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Are student loans granted after 20 years?

When you have federal student loans, you have a great advantage that you can take advantage of which is student loan forgiveness. There are two …

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How Tax Planning Will Affect Your 2021 Student Loan Payments

Tax planning for student loans is just as important as a repayment plan itself. With the right planning, you can achieve greater levels of financial …

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What You Should Know About US Bank Student Loans

Are US Bank Student Loans Still Available? Short answer: no. Although US Bank previously had a student loan program, it stopped offering student loans in …

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The Parents’ Guide to Student Loans During the Coronavirus Pandemic and Recession

The COVID-19 pandemic has created financial uncertainty for borrowers who currently have student loans – including parents. However, there is good news for parents who …

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How to Open a 529 Plan: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide

A 529 savings plan gives you an easy and affordable way to save for college. However, many people do not know how to develop or …

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How to become a vet: is it worth the time and money?

When most people think of veterinarians, they think of the people who take care of their pets. But veterinary medicine is much more expansive. Have …

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