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Don't Overpay. Learn About Student Loans

    How Much Will My Student Loan Payments Be?

    The average student loan debt in the U.S. is around $35,000. But the type of loan, interest rate, and other factors will determine how much they'll actually cost. See an estimate of how much you can expect to pay each month.

    Do Student Loans Affect Credit?

    Student loans will affect your credit score. But that's not always a bad thing. Read on to learn the positive and negative ways that student loans can impact your credit.

    Medical School Loans

    Medical school can lead to a lucrative career as a doctor. But the price tag is pretty steep. Read on to learn how you can afford med school without risking your financial future.

    Student Loan Rehabilitation

    The cost of education has student loan debt at an all-time high. If you're struggling to keep up, student loan rehabilitation could help you. See if you qualify in our guide.

    Average Student Loan Debt by State

    Connecticut has the largest average student loan debt at $38,150, and Utah has the lowest amount of debt at $18,835. Students in New Hampshire have a 74% likelihood of having student loan debt, while students in Utah had just a 38% ...

    529 Qualified Expenses

    Whether you are saving to fund future college education expenses or participating in prepaid tuition to fund a beneficiary's education expenses, enrollment in a 529 plan is a powerful, tax-advantaged tool.

    Do You Have to Pay Back Grants?

    Grants can help with the high cost of college tuition. But do you need to pay them back? Read on to find out, plus different types of grants to help pay for school.

    How to Get Out of Student Loan Debt

    Feeling trapped by your student loans? There are legal ways to erase that debt without paying. Read on to find one that may work for you.

    ELFI Review: Is It Good?

    Struggling to repay your student loans? ELFI offers lower interest rates and reduced monthly payments. But is this refinance program right for you?

    Paying Off Student Loans Early

    Is it smart to pay off student loans early? It can hurt your credit temporarily but the benefits outweigh the cons. Find out which student loans you should pay off first.

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