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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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Questions About College Loans, Backpacks, Savings for Children, 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. College loan fatigue 2. Passive income from cultural stories 3. Choosing different target retirement funds 4. Children’s savings account question 5. Starting over […]

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Italy to Nationalize Bank, Shed $32.5B in Bad Loans – U.S. News & World Report
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U.S. News & World Report Italy to Nationalize Bank, Shed $32.5B in Bad LoansU.S. News & World ReportThe Italian government is taking control of troubled bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena and will try to relaunch it in a plan that includes disposing of a massive 28.6 billion euros ($32.5 billion) in bad loans. July […]

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When Using Other Loans to Pay Off Student Debt Is a Good Idea
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Most college students barely stop to think about the impact student loan debt may have on them in their future. After all, they’re looking for a solution to finance their education, now. The substantial debt they’re racking up to cover tuition and fees is another problem for another day. It isn’t until sometime after graduation, […]

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