Before taking out private loans, students should explore all their option for paying for college while minimizing debt.
Home equity loans have lower interest rates but lack some of the perks of a Parent Plus loan.
Beginning Oct. 1, origination fees on federal student loans will be higher and the amount available of certain federal grants will be lower.
Consolidating federal student loans can be a savvy way to manage payments, but comes with a couple caveats.
The majority of college graduates have student loans and need to develop a debt strategy, experts say.
Paying off student loans before retirement is one challenge of second-career medical school students.
Determine if you can pay for college with federal loans alone.
Be careful – TEACH grants can turn into loans.
Students are required to pay back loans even if they’re unhappy with their education – unless a school did the wrong thing.