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...


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Healthcare Professionals Can Apply for New Student Loan Repayment Program Until Feb. 21

An average of 130 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. The NHSC Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program alleviates student loan debt for healthcare professionals — physicians, nurses, counselors and others — who are doing important work preventing and treating opioid addiction across the country.    What is the pr...