Blog tagged as studentdebt

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)
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)
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)
College planning considerations in the age of COVID-19

For parents of college bound high school students, the college planning/search process is even more stressful in this time of uncertainty. Deadlines, essays, test scores, and transcripts were already worrisome enough. Now, what seemed reasonable isn’t as much anymore. After all, a family may have co...

07.04.20 07:42 AM - Comment(s)