Learn about common tactics scammers use, how to identify a scam, how to report a scam, and what to do if you've responded to a scammer. …
By Lisa Rooney    |
Tips include finding scholarships, renting textbooks, participating in MassTransfer, taking advantage of employer loan repayment, and making your minimum loan payment. …
By Mary Rubenis    |
Topics include the amount to borrow, the timing of applying, reducing loan amounts, and increasing loan amounts …
By Stephanie Wells    |
Questions include how do I get the Federal Direct Student Loan, how do lenders decide on the interest rate they offer each borrower, how do we pay a loan's origination fee, and how long does it usually take for a student loan application to process.…
By Meredith Clement    |
Learn what you need to know when comparing private loan options and the steps for applying once you have decided on a lender, including visiting the lender's website, completing the application, selecting your loan, and signing the Loan Agreement with your co-borrower. …
By Shaun Connolly    |
Terms include Interest Rate, Annual Percentage Rate (APR), Repayment Term, Application and Solicitation Disclosure, and Co-Borrower. …
By Jonathan Sparling    |
Strategies include make a plan, think about the payoff order, prioritize, spend less, and make more. …
By Lauren Patten    |
We interview the Assistant General Counsel at the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority about how debt relief scams work, what the end goal of the scammers is, and how borrowers can protect themselves from scams. …
By Jonathan Sparling    |
Before borrowing, take into consideration what you expect to make in your first job, what your loan payment will look like when you graduate, and what you estimate your other future expenses to be. …
By Lisa Rooney    |
Facts include you must complete a process called Entrance Counseling, The Master Promissory Note (MPN) is a legal document that must be signed by the loan borrower, only the student is the sole borrower, there are origination fees and both annual and lifetime amounts, and you have multiple repayment options. …
By Jonathan Sparling    |