student loans

4 Times Student Loan Refinancing Can Save You Big

To re-fi or not to re-fi… managing a student loan today is surprisingly complex. Consider these factors before you decide.

3 Private Lenders That Can Really Save You Money on Your Student Loans

Private lenders have begun to enter the student loan consolidation market in a big way. Maybe it's time to drop Sallie Mae.

7 Ways Paying Off Student Loans Early Can Boost Your Finances

Did college cost you a pretty penny? If you work hard to pay off those loans, you'll reap the benefits of a huge financial boost.

8 Ways to Get Student Loan Debt Forgiveness

A college education leaves many of us in debt. Loan forgiveness programs may be able to help — find out if you're eligible for one.

Which Student Loan Repayment Plan Saves You the Most?

College degrees aren't cheap, and for many, student loans are a difficult financial burden. Learn which repayment plan saves the most money.

This Recent Grad Paid Off $34K in Student Loans and Launched a Business (In Just 4 Years)

From intern to entrepreneur, this is the true tale of how a recent grad used her intern experience to launch a business and pay back $34,000 in debt.

How One Couple Paid Off $147k of Debt (Even While Unemployed)

Get inspired to eliminate your debt with the story of one couple who stopped borrowing, retired $147,000 in debt, and started living life on their own terms.

How One College Graduate Paid Off $28,000 in Three Years on a $30K Salary

Yes, you can pay off your student loans — or any other big debts. Learn how one saver is repaying $28,000 in student loans in just three years.

How One Young Entrepreneur Paid Off $40,000 in Student Debt By Age 24

How much is a side gig worth? For one enterprising recent grad, it was worth $40,000, plus interest, and no more debt.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Deal With Student Loan Debt

Today we found some awesome articles on dealing with student loan debt, feeling less stress, and money moves for the fall.

A Better Way to Rank America's Colleges

How should an American University be judged? By how well it serves the public good in three fundamental ways.

Depressed? It Could Be Your Debt

If you're depressed and anxious, or your physical health is poor, a new study says it might closely be related to your debt.

College Without Loans: Where to Find Scholarships

Applying for scholarships is a great way to pay less for college. Check out these tips for finding excellent scholarship opportunities.

Coming to Terms With Your Long-Term Debt

If you're in debt, you're not alone. Millions of people are struggling with payments, but coming to terms with your long-term debt might be the key to paying it off.

Best Money Tips: Pay Off Student Loans Now

Today we found some fantastic articles on paying off student loans, personalizing your office space, and questions to ask before you quit your job.

Cancel Student Loans to Save — and Receive an Interest-Free 120-Day Loan

What's an easy way to have less debt? Return money you don't need. In federal loan lingo, it's called "canceling" your loan, and it can save you a lot.

How to Not Be a Debt Slave

Getting into debt is easy — even recommended. Getting out of it — or avoiding it — is much more difficult. But it can be done.

Put Off Saving for Retirement

With this plan, your retirement will be just as secure, and your first few years will be a lot more comfortable.

The Worst Investments You Can Make

If your idea of investing is ensuring that you'll never see your money again, then we have some great investment suggestions for you.

Best Money Tips: Combat Student Loan Debt

Today we found some great articles on how to combat student loan debt, things to consider when signing up for a loyalty program, and ways to save on gas.