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  • Photo of Financial Aid: The Good and the Bad

    Financial Aid: The Good and the Bad

    There are four significant types of student financial aid in the United States: grants, educational loans, scholarships, and work-study.

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  • Photo of How to Repay Your Student Loans in One Year

    How to Repay Your Student Loans in One Year

    With making a smart decision and reevaluating your finances, paying off the average student loan of $31,172 can be quite achievable.

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    8 Overlooked Tax Breaks

    Tax season is here, and with it comes a lot of paperwork and likely many missed opportunities to take deductions you didn’t even know existed. No one likes tax season. But everyone loves saving money. So instead of putting off your taxes until the last minute, have some fun claiming these eight overlooked tax breaks. 1. Miscellaneous Tax Deductions This…

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    Do Student Loans Build Credit?

    You can get approved for a student loan much easier than any other type of advance or line of credit. Additionally, your income and credit score don’t impact your ability to get approved for federal funding. But how do student loans affect credit score points? Moreover, do student loans build credit when you make payments on time? If done the…

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    In Your Twenties? Now Is the Best Time to Start Managing Your Money

    No matter your age, you can always benefit from being savvy with your money. However, as with any venture, an early start is an advantage.

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    Student Loan Debt Consolidation

    It can be a lot of fun going to college, but you also gain a lot of experience from it. People who go to college are paid more than people who have high school certificates. There are even some professions that even pay much more, but you will have to spend a longer time in college. Because of this, people…

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  • Photo of Taking the Right Steps to Pay your Child's Tuition

    Taking the Right Steps to Pay your Child's Tuition

    Does it feel like your child has grown up far faster than you ever expected? Are they barreling towards their college years, yet you have yet to figure out how you are going to help them pay for all of it? You definitely have quite a bit of company.

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    The Top 9 Personal Finance Books

    Personal finance books offer some of the best tools for reaching financial independence and stability. If you’ve tried every other tactic to try and pay off your debt, manage your finances, and stick to a budget, but still find yourself struggling to stay afloat, then maybe you can try taking a different approach. Authors who write personal finance books typically…

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    What Student Loan Forgiveness is and How You Can Get it

    If you have student loans, chances are you’re familiar with the term forgiveness. When you get forgiveness of a loan, it means you no longer have to pay back the full loan. There are quite a few ways in which you can get student loan forgiveness for federal loans. We’re going to touch upon a few of the ways you…

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    The Top 6 Private Student Loans

    The time, effort, and dedication you put towards your college career may have a large impact on your success in the future. This is why it’s so worthwhile and important to invest in your college career now – even if that means taking out loans. If you’ve tried other ways to make ends meet on your college payment like grants,…

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