Topics explained include the amount to borrow, monthly payment, application timeline, application process, and getting the loan funds…
By Meredith Clement    |
Learn how to reduce the cost of college through scholarships, including where to look for them and when to apply, and by waiving school health insurance if your child is already covered under a health insurance plan. …
By Jonathan Hughes    |
Learn factors to consider when selecting a student loan, what loans to apply for, the difference between loans in a student's name and a parent's name, what interest is involved when paying back financial aid, and if Parent PLUS Loans can be put in the student's name after graduation. …
By Meredith Clement    |
Learn how to communicate to a school that you'll be using Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits, when you can use the Montgomery GI Bill, how to use the STEM extension, and when to apply for Yellow Ribbon benefits. …
By Nicholas Charrette, Julie Shields-Rutyna    |
Get answers to questions on Federal Direct Student Loans, the PLUS Loan, co-borrowers, loan amount and timing, loans for multiple children, repayment, and credit. …
By Meredith Clement    |
Learn if MEFA Loans require means testing, if co-borrowers roll off after a certain point, if you can borrow MEFA Loans without borrowing Federal Direct Student Loans, if there' s maximum amount you can borrow, and what to do if you are not sure how much you need to borrow. …
By Jonathan Hughes    |
Ways to pay for graduate school, medical school, and law school include grants and scholarships, university employment, employer tuition reimbursement, tax credits, and loans. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Questions include how private loans for undergraduate students work, how much undergraduates can borrow, if you need a co-borrower for undergraduate loans, and if you can get an undergraduate student loan with bad credit. …
By Meredith Clement    |
Topics include the amount to borrow, the timing of applying, reducing loan amounts, and increasing loan amounts …
By Stephanie Wells    |
Federal loans can be subsidized or unsubsidized, have an interest rate that changes with each year's loans, and tend to be more lenient with repayment. Private loans are offered by various lenders, typically have interest rates tied to credit scores, and usually are stricter with repayment.…
By Shaun Connolly    |