If you graduated in May, November means the end of your six-month grace period on your subsidized Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized student loans.
Watch the video below to find out to expect during repayment, and check out the top 4 things to know about repaying your student loans.
This video from Reuters TV offers a year-by-year plan for high school students and their parents to help them prepare for college. It includes some great tips on saving for college and how to get the most financial aid possible.
President Obama’s recent signing of the bill to keep student loan interest rates low is a move in the right direction toward helping students afford college. But as we’ve discussed, it’s not enough. In the video below from Democracy Now, Rolling Stone editor Matt Taibbi discusses how the high price of U.S. college tuition is the real […]
We often hear about student debt as a problem for recent college graduates in their 20s and 30s. But it’s not just young adults who are struggling to pay back their loans. Their parents are suffering as well.
Americans ages 50-59 owe a combined $112 billion in student loans. That’s triple what they owed in 2005. Why the dramatic increase? Because many parents are taking out additional loans to pay for their children’s education, despite still paying off their own student loan debt.
In his visit to Western New York today, President Obama unveiled a series of higher education reforms aimed at making college more affordable. A new way of ranking colleges His ideas include creating a new rating system for colleges that would judge schools on measures like tuition, graduation rates, debt and earnings of graduates, and […]
There are millions of student loan borrowers struggling to repay their college debt. In this interesting video from HLN TV, Clark Howard speaks with two real borrowers about how they got into debt, how they plan to get out and the advice they have for aspiring college students.
With the cost of college skyrocketing over the past 30 years, taking out student loans has become a necessary evil for many students to attend college. The problem is, many borrowers don’t fully understand the terms of the loans they are taking out or what repayment is really like–until graduation hits and they’re faced with an expensive student loan bill every month.
In this insightful video from The Field, real college students share their thoughts about their student debt, why they took out student loans, and how they plan on repaying their debt in the future.
So you filled out the FAFSA–now what? Here’s an overview of what to expect. To summarize: 1. Within a few days of completing the FAFSA, you’ll receive your Student Aid Report (SAR). This will be a paper or electronic document listing your answers on the FAFSA. You can view your SAR online at fafsa.ed.gov using […]