The Refi Boom Comes to Student Loans

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Courtesy of Student Choice

Refi blog graphicIn 2012, there was just one lender offering student loan refinancing for both federal and private student loans – but since then, more than a dozen lenders (representing multiple financial institutions in some cases) have entered the market. From fin tech startups to big banks to credit unions, these lenders are bringing a growing refi boom…

Student Loan Consolidation for College Graduates

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To Consolidate or Not to Consolidate – That is the Question!

 Written by: Sarah Miller for Student Choice

If you’re getting ready to graduate from college and you have student loans, you may have heard about loan consolidation. So what exactly does that mean? It’s possible that you have loans from different sources – federal direct student loans (from the Department of Education – formerly known as…

Study Abroad During College with the Help of Financial Aid

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Written by: Steve Wynne of Student Choice

An Intro to Study Abroad

Imagine this.

You are in a large room in the British Library translating one of only four surviving texts of the Magna Carta 1215 – alone – when you find the first recorded use of the term “freeman.”

Or, you’re startled to the point of speechlessness when seeing “Dachau” as a train station in…

When is the best time to consolidate or refinance my private student loans?

Facebook-Images13Written by: Jim Holt of Student Choice

If you’re one of many recent college graduates, first congratulations on finishing up your degree! You may already be in the work force and wishing you could go back in time. Back when things were simple, food was plentiful, and overindulgence was widely accepted. Well, you’re not there anymore (darn it) but you’re also not alone. We get asked…