seven types of student loan deferment

The Seven Types of Student Loan Deferment

After several extensions, COVID-19 relief for federal student loans is scheduled to end on September 30, 2021. What does that mean for borrowers? If your loans were current when the special forbearance went into effect, you should plan to resume making payments. If your federal student loans were delinquent or in default at the time, collection eff...

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understanding private student loans

What You Need to Know About Private Student Loans

When most people hear “student loans,” they’re thinking of federal student loans that are issued by the Department of Education and managed by a variety of loan servicers. But in addition to these widely known federal student loans, there are also private student loans. These are loans issued by banks or other financial institutions directly ...


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Financial Resolutions for Generation Z

Often dismissed as being glued to their phones or mesmerized by their gaming consoles, members of Generation Z — those born after 1997 — have money on their minds. In fact, 72% of them report feeling stressed about money, according to the 2019 Future of Money Study. Personal finances can seem overwhelming to this generation, but they don’t...