Refinancing student loans | Tempted by the rate to refinance?

Given that interest rates are so low right now, have you been getting

those really low interest rate offers? You may be wondering what to do. Let's talk about what other factors you should be considering.

Recently, I've been getting a lot of questions wondering if they should refinance. Given that int...

26.01.21 02:00 PM - Comment(s)
Divorce and college | Recent financial aid changes can add to the cost

The recently signed stimulus package contained a number of provisions regarding financial aid and FAFSA simplification with some real world impacts on divorced parents or those who are contemplating divorce. These changes are effective for the 2023/24 school year, which impacts high school seniors i...

19.01.21 10:27 AM - Comment(s)
Student loan forgiveness? It’s more complicated than you may think.

Student loan forgiveness would be nice to have but probably shouldn't count on it. Kind of like winning the lottery but it doesn't happen often. There are a number of issues that have to get resolved before the Biden administration would be able to do this even though some have argued that President...

12.01.21 08:00 AM - Comment(s)
From the Clipboard - Did the stimulus package just raise the cost of college for millions of American families?

If you would rather watch the video for this blog post, you can click on the video below. Otherwise, scroll down.

For millions of families across the United States, it's an important question. In the 5,000 or so pages of the second stimulus package were a number of provisions related to fin...

05.01.21 08:00 AM - Comment(s)
College costs and PLUS loans

Not a surprise. And thanks Captain Obvious!

In the category of “not a surprise” and “thanks Captain Obvious”, both NBC and Wall St. Journal have come out with articles recently talking about the amount of student debt, and in particular the amount of PLUS loan debt; loans that parents can borrow to h...

15.12.20 11:00 AM - Comment(s)