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Barclays Personal Loans Review
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While British banking giant Barclays is mostly known in the U.S. for their dynamic rewards and travel credit cards, they recently came out with a personal loan product aimed at American consumers. With Barclays personal loans, Americans are now able to borrow money for nearly any reason and secure a fixed interest rate and fixed […]

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Questions About Car Loans, Toasters, Skin Care, Mortgages, and More!
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What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Possible dodgy car loan 2. Maximum income before taxes 3. Buy it for life toaster? 4. Financial success dependent on others? 5. Frugal […]

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Cancer Patients Can Now Defer Student Loans Without Accruing Interest
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During the height of my three-year battle with breast cancer, a diagnosis that required one dozen surgical procedures, eight months of chemotherapy, and eight weeks of radiation treatment five days a week, I was scraping to get by on disability payments and whatever odd jobs I completed when my energy allowed. Needless to say, I […]

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Refinancing Your Mortgage to Pay Off Student Loans Sounds Tempting, but Use Caution
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It’s hardly a secret or news flash that the student loan debt crisis in this country has reached epic proportions. For those who’ve lost track of just how bad things have gotten, here’s an update: There are now more than 44 million borrowers in America who collectively owe over $1.5 trillion in student loan debt. […]

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LightStream Personal Loans Review
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If you need to borrow money for an automobile, home remodeling project, medical bills, or debt consolidation, consider checking out out LightStream. This online lender operates as the virtual division of SunTrust Bank, one of the nation’s leading financial services companies. When you bank with and have good or excellent credit, you can potentially qualify […]

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Do Student Loans Help or Hurt Your Credit Scores?
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Preparing for college is hard work. You study diligently for the SAT or ACT. You earn the best grades possible so you look good on college applications. You tour campuses, decide where you want to go, and once all of those decisions are made, you agonize over how you’re going to pay for it all. […]

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Why Are There So Many Student Loans on My Credit Reports?
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Regardless of what you studied in college, chances are you never took a course that explained how your student loans would impact your credit after you walked across that stage and got your degree handed to you. Yet, it’s very important to understand exactly how student loans will affect your credit and, by extension, your […]

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Hundreds of companies are now paying off their employees' student loans – CNBC
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CNBC Hundreds of companies are now paying off their employees' student loansCNBCJessica Crowley used to dwell on an unpleasant thought. When her children began college, she'd still be repaying her own student loans. But a few months ago, the company where she works announced a new benefit: student loan assistance. Now, New …and more »

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College Kids Are Paying for Bitcoin and Spring Break With Student Loans, but Tuition Is a Safer Investment
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College students are already facing crippling student loan debt upon graduation; maybe that’s why one in five seems to figure they have nothing to lose by using student loans to purchase Bitcoin. Cryptocurrency remains a secondary concern to most college students behind student loan debt. By the end of 2017, college students and graduates had […]

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How to Get Through College Without Taking Out Student Loans
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Next month, I’ll make the final payment on my student loans. I’m pretty excited since I’ve been aggressively paying down my student loan debt for the past 2.5 years. I learned a lot from getting into student loan debt and it’s probably one of the reasons why I started my blog. However, if I had […]

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Money Diaries: The twentysomething nonprofit worker swimming in student loans
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After years of depriving financial voyeurs of their favorite series, we’ve decided to relaunch The Money Diaries, articles where we collect stories from real people about their spending habits over seven days and anonymize them. We LOVE hearing how people spend their money. Unfortunately, people lie — they share purchases that are socially acceptable (eg […]

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