Student loan consolidation is one type of repayment option available to borrowers with debt. There are many factors to consider before consolidating loans. Understanding the pros and cons is the first step to determining if consolidation is the right move.
Each month we post a poll asking questions about a particular financial topic. For the month of May, we wanted to understand the level of your student loan knowledge. Of consumers polled, 67% of those who currently have student loans don’t know the … Read More »
As we have seen during Financial Literacy Month, this topic covers a lot of ground. Here is a review of some key terms behind two personal finance areas: student loan repayment and building an emergency fund.
It’s pretty well known by now that student loan debt has surpassed credit card debt in the US. The total amount of student loan debt in the US as of 2014 is $1.2 trillion… a number that has tripled in … Read More »
Being in college can be hazardous to your financial health. Part of the college experience is struggling to pay bills or make ends meet, but there are ways to offset that besides eating ramen every night. You can earn extra … Read More »
Dear Talking Cents Guy, I graduated from an expensive liberal arts college five years ago, and I’ve been struggling to pay off my student loans. I worked a string of low-paying entry-level jobs and to make my student loan payments … Read More »
For Financial Literacy Month we will be sharing a different helpful resource every… single… day! Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get all of the free resources right in your newsfeed! All through April, we will be sharing tips … Read More »
Every month ACCC holds a poll question over at ConsumerCredit.com. In June we asked: Is Student Loan Debt Holding You Back? We asked how people are managing their student loans, and what financial goals and purchases they’ve had to put on … Read More »
Do you need a roommate? Housing is typically the biggest expense and having a roommate can soften the blow. Worried about sharing expenses? Follow these ideas on roommate economics to avoid financial problems that can harm you later on.