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How to Pay Off $23K in Student Loans in 10 Months

How to Pay Off $23K in Student Loans in 10 Months

Find out how one recent college grad paid of all of his student loan debt in 10 months.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published January 28, 2016
Dear Santa, Please Pay Off My Student Debt…

Dear Santa, Please Pay Off My Student Debt…

When you have student loan debt up to your ears, turn to a new type of direct crowdfunding as a source for help.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 14, 2015
Department of Education Launches New Income-Based Repayment Plan

Department of Education Launches New Income-Based Repayment Plan

Learn more about the new income-based repayment plan, REPAYE.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 12, 2015
Research Shows Women Suffer More from Student Loan Debt

Research Shows Women Suffer More from Student Loan Debt

New research shows women affected more by student loan debt than men.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 21, 2015
9 Ways to Pay Off Student Debt

9 Ways to Pay Off Student Debt

The road to financial recovery can be long but, with the right plan, it doesn't have to be.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 7, 2015
Presidential Candidates on Student Loan Debt

Presidential Candidates on Student Loan Debt

Presidential candidates weigh in on student loan debt.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 18, 2015
When Student Loans Aren't Enough

When Student Loans Aren't Enough

How to pay for school when education loans aren't enough.

By Caryl Maybee
Published June 4, 2015
How the Average Joe Can Pay for School

How the Average Joe Can Pay for School

Don't be a confused college student.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 3, 2015
The Horrors of Defaulting on Education Debt

The Horrors of Defaulting on Education Debt

The harsh reality of defaulting on student laons.

Mark Kantrowitz
Published May 28, 2015
It’s Payback Time: Keeping Up with Your Student Loan Payments

It’s Payback Time: Keeping Up with Your Student Loan Payments

Gear up for your student loan payments, recent grads!

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 28, 2015
The Procrastinator's Guide to Financial Aid

The Procrastinator's Guide to Financial Aid

Stop procrastinating; fill out your financial aid forms now.

By Kay Peterson, Ph. D.
Published May 21, 2015
College Just Got Cheaper: Federal Loan Interest Rates Drop

College Just Got Cheaper: Federal Loan Interest Rates Drop

Good news for students: federal student loan rates decrease.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 21, 2015
Borrowing for College: How Much is Too Much?

Borrowing for College: How Much is Too Much?

Beware of borrowing too much in student loans.

By Sandra Guy
Published May 14, 2015
Guide to Student Loans

Guide to Student Loans

An all-encompassing guide to student loans.

By Elisa Kronish
Published May 14, 2015
Loans 101: the Basics of Borrowing

Loans 101: the Basics of Borrowing

Get the basics on borrowing loans.

By Mike Pugh
Published May 13, 2015
Student Loan Glossary

Student Loan Glossary

Everything you need to know about student loans.

Published May 12, 2015
Making Smarter Student Loan Decisions

Making Smarter Student Loan Decisions

Remember, loans are not free money!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 12, 2015
President Obama Signs Student Aid Bill of Rights

President Obama Signs Student Aid Bill of Rights

President Obama announces Student Aid Bill of Rights.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 21, 2015
6 Ways to Beat Student Loan Debt

6 Ways to Beat Student Loan Debt

You can beat student loan debt with these helpful tips.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 10, 2014
Crowdfunding for College

Crowdfunding for College

Utilize these resources to repay your student loans or to manage your current financial situation.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 1, 2014