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The Coming Chaos in Student Loan Care (Episode 85)

Significant changes are coming in the student loan industry. Most of what I’m going to say in this article is pure speculation. While it’s based …

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MEFA Student Loan Refinancing Review 2020

What you need to know: MEFA offers competitive refinancing rates to borrowers across the country. The refinancing loan is best suited for borrowers with job …

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The Coming Chaos in Student Loan Care (Episode 85)

Significant changes are coming in the student loan industry. Most of what I’m going to say in this article is pure speculation. While it’s based …

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Refinancing student loans with a co-signer

One of the most effective ways to lower your student loan interest rate and your monthly federal or private student loan payment is through refinancing. …

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Student Loan Taking: Your Guide to Smart Student Borrowing

Taking out student loans for college can be nerve wracking. It can be difficult to control how much you should borrow, and once you’ve figured …

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Earnest Student Loan Refinance Review | Student Loan Planner

What you need to know Earnest is a private student loan lender that offers student loan refinancing with customized loan terms. Serious refinancing rates are …

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How to Get Unemployment Deferment on Student Loans

Administrative leniency on CARES will expire on December 31, 2020, which means that payments for federal student loans will resume in January 2021. But what …

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Insurance Reimbursement Rates and What To Learn About Trump Student Loans

When faced with a possible drop in wages, you may be concerned about your student loans. But federal student loans have protection built in with …

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ELFI vs. Earnest Student Loan Refinancing Comparison 2020

If you are considering refinancing your student loan, you will likely come across ELFI and Earnest, two major players in the student loan refinancing space. …

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Are Adjustable Rate Student Loans Worth the Risk?

Student loan interest rates are lower than they have been for decades. Stafford’s subsidized loans are 2.75% for the 2020-21 school year, Stafford unsubsidized loans …

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Private Student Loan Options (Sallie Mae, Discover + more)

If you are burdened with private student loans and you feel like you are getting stuck, you may be looking for Sallie Mae lending or …

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Are Adjustable Rate Student Loans Worth the Risk?

Student loan interest rates are lower than they have been for decades. Stafford’s subsidized loans are 2.75% for the 2020-21 school year, Stafford unsubsidized loans …

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Should You Refinance Federal Student Loans? 5 ways to find out

You saw the ads and they make a compelling promise: ‚ÄúRefinance your federal student loans and save thousands of dollars in interest payments.But are these …

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13 Minnesota Student Loan Programs

Student loan debt is a part of life for millions of Americans, including residents of Minnesota. According to the U.S. Department of Education, the average …

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Top 5 Lenders to Refinance Parent Plus Loans in 2020

To help your child pay their tuition fees, you have taken out a Parent PLUS loan on your behalf and you are solely responsible for …

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The 9 Best Private Student Loan Firms For August 2020

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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Refinancing Texas Student Loans and Private Student Loan Options

According to the Institute for College Access and Success, 48% of Texas students in the 2019 class have a debt close. The average debt burden …

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How to Pay for an MBA

There are two important first decisions you need to make as you progress towards your Master of Business Administration (MBA): which school to attend and …

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What the President-Elect could do with student loans

The presidential elections are over. Each state confirms the official results, but the media announced Joe Biden as elected president after receiving the required 270 …

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The 9 Best Private Student Loan Firms For August 2020

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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RISLA Student Loan Refinancing Review 2020

What you need to know: RISLA offers competitive refinancing rates with flexible terms and additional protection for borrowers. Borrowers experiencing financial difficulties may be eligible …

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ELFI vs. SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Comparison 2020

Education Loan Finance (ELFI) and SoFi are two popular private lenders that offer student loan refinancing. Both companies have competitive pricing, but each offers different …

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Custom Choice Private Student Loans Review 2020

What you need to know: Custom Choice offers competitive interest rates and flexible repayment terms for undergraduate and graduate students. Upper grade students on their …

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Here’s how to prepare for a loan servant change if you have a PSLF plan

UPDATED – August 17th, 2020 The infamous FedLoan Servicing, a branch of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA), could be laid off in mid-December …

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Your best repayment strategies without a PSLF

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program is an excellent repayment option if your career takes you in this direction. PSLF is a student loan …

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Here’s how to prepare for a loan servant change if you have a PSLF plan

UPDATED – August 17th, 2020 The infamous FedLoan Servicing, a branch of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA), could be laid off in mid-December …

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What to Know About Navient Student Loan Consolidation

There are several ways to consolidate Navient student loans when you are tired of juggling multiple payments. If all of your Navient student loans are …

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What We Know About Trump’s Student Loan Order

President Trump’s student loan order is based on the postponement of economic troubles to extend student loan facilitation to tens of millions of people with …

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Pandemic Recession Questions and Answers: Your Financial Questions Answered (Episode 89)

In addition to questions about student loans, my most common focus is on investments. Even if you could wipe your student loan with a magic …

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Why your retirement accounts don’t matter

Many people express concern about their retirement accounts. If I had a dollar for every time someone was excited to contribute to their Roth IRA …

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Pandemic Recession Questions and Answers: Your Financial Questions Answered (Episode 89)

In addition to questions about student loans, my most common questions are about investments. Even if you could wipe your student loans with a magic …

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What We Know About Trump’s Student Loan Order

President Trump’s student loan order is based on the postponement of economic hardships to extend student loan facilitation to tens of millions of people with …

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Top 10 Financially Secure Jobs During Coronavirus Recession

Some jobs are currently financially good compared to the average in the economy. Other professions such as dentistry and optometry approached the financial crisis before …

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Average student loan payment in each state

According to the Federal Reserve’s 2018-2019 Report on the Economic Welfare of U.S. Households, the average monthly student loan payment is between $ 200 and …

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Top 10 Financially Secure Jobs During Coronavirus Recession

Some jobs are currently financially good compared to the economy average. Other professions such as dentistry and optometry approached the financial crisis before recovering. We …

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Joe Biden Student Loan Plan: Millions Received Forgiveness

Editor’s note: We will update this article as we learn more about the 2020 election results, when the ballots are counted, and the AP updates …

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Dentists have faced a financial crisis during the pandemic, but it’s getting better

On March 18, April 17, May 15 and August 12, 2020, we surveyed our community for Student Loan Planners. We received between 3,000 and 4,000 …

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Dentists have faced a financial crisis during the pandemic, but it’s getting better

On March 18, April 17, May 15 and August 12, 2020, we surveyed our community for Student Loan Planner. We received between 3,000 and 4,000 …

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5 Biggest Risks To Your Finances After Choosing

With elections coming up, we are all concerned about what might happen. Personally, I’m excited to finally get a break from the campaign ads that …

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How to Pay for Dental School

Do you dream of literally making people smile? Dentistry is a promising career for many people, but figuring out how to pay for dentist school …

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Student loan relief in the event of bankruptcy is more possible than you think

The repayment of student loans in bankruptcy has historically been considered near impossible. Some notable cases in the past few years are starting to change …

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Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority (MOHELA) review

What you need to know: The Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority (MOHELA) was one of five companies mandated by the Department of Education to provide …

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Ascent Private Student Loans Review 2020

What you need to know: Ascent offers three options for student loan borrowers including traditional subscribed loans, unsubscribed loans, and future income-related loans. Eligible juniors …

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Can you refinance student loans at school?

As a college student, you may have noticed that your student loan balance is growing with every semester. If you’ve been thinking about how to …

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How Long It Takes Student Loan Consolidation – What You Should Know

When you have multiple student loans, you may struggle to keep track of the many details of your student debt. Managing different payment dates, loan …

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The real cost of Biden’s student loan plan is $ 2.9 trillion

Vice President Joe Biden has the most ambitious student loan plan in the country’s history. The Biden campaign puts the cost of his student loan …

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How Much Can You Borrow for College?

According to the latest statistics from the College Board, the average annual tuition fee at a public four-year college was $ 10,440 from 2019 to …

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The real cost of Biden’s student loan plan is $ 2.9 trillion

Vice President Joe Biden has the most ambitious student loan plan in the country’s history. The Biden campaign puts the cost of his student loan …

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How to Become a Nurse: Salary, Debt and What To Expect

Nurses (NP) are an essential part of health care. According to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), Americans make over a billion visits to …

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What The Trump Student Loan Order Means To You (Episode 90)

There’s so much going on in Washington, DC right now. In addition to Joe Biden’s announcement of Kamala Harris as his colleague, President Trump issued …

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What happens to your student loan after the election?

We’d like to celebrate for this 100th episode of the Student Loan Planner podcast. The podcast contains six digit downloads across the life of the …

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