Top 8 Rules to Master Your Student Loan Game Plan

As summer is approaching, it’s a good time to take a look at your finances and check in with your student loans. Ask yourself: 1. Do I understand my student loan options? 2. What is my student loan repayment plan? 3. What have I done to get this squared away? If you don’t have the […]

Betsy DeVos Education Secretary

Betsy DeVos Education Secretary With a 51-50 victory, President Trump’s education secretary nomination, Betsy DeVos, has been confirmed. After the tie-breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence, the overnight protest held by the Democrats, angry constituents and controversial hearings, she now holds the office. DeVos, a philanthropist and activist from Michigan, will take leadership and […]

Wells Fargo accused of denying young immigrants student loans

Wells Fargo accused of denying young immigrants student loans A new lawsuit filed on Monday accuses Wells Fargo of illegally denying student loans to young immigrants who are protected from deportation and allowed to work under a program created by former President Obama. In response to the allegations, Wells Fargo stated they were disappointed that […]

Navient Loan Forgiveness

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ custom_padding=”54px|0px|0px|0px” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] How the Navient Lawsuit Will Affect Your Student Loans It seems the government has begun to understand the mess it’s gotten itself into with student loans. Recently, we have seen Government intervention with programs aimed at those who went […]

What To Do If Your Student Loan Repayment Period Is Beginning

What To Do If Your Student Loan Repayment Period Is Beginning Many students graduate in May/June of each year and are given six months to begin repayment on their student loans. This is known as the “grace period.” When it ends, thousands of students are left scrambling trying to figure out what to do. If […]

Navient Is Being Sued For Failing Borrowers At Every Stage of Repayment

Navient Is Being Sued For Failing Borrowers At Every Stage of Repayment Navient is the largest student loan servicer, formerly known as Sallie Mae, and they are now facing a lawsuit that alleges the company misleads borrowers to the tune of $4 billion. Customers of Navient were allegedly hit with unnecessary interest payments, denied options […]

Student Loans Dents Dreams of Startups

Student Loans Dents Dreams of Startups Cathrine Berendsohn, 29, has struggled to get her web design business off the ground after she graduated from Florida State University with $40,000 in student loans. Berendsohn had dreams of opening a storefront in Monterey, California where she could start a roving studio of her own. However, her student […]

How President Donald Trump may affect your student loans

How President Donald Trump may affect your student loans Since Trump was elected president of the United States, a lot of Americans have been holding their breath wondering how his decisions will affect their bank accounts. He’s promised lower taxes, more jobs and fewer regulations, which if they hold true, will be hugely beneficial for […]