Student Loans Affect Your Credit Score

Student Loans Affect Your Credit Score

A credit score is a measurement of a person’s trustworthiness to repay their debts. Scores range from 300 (very poor) to 850 (excellent). A person with a high credit score has a history of on-time payments, a reliable income, and a relatively low amount of...
Does Bankruptcy Clear Your Student Loans?

Does Bankruptcy Clear Your Student Loans?

It’s a common notion that bankruptcy won’t clear student loan debt, however there are some states relaxing that stance and even rumors that lawmakers will make it easier to discharge student loans in bankruptcy. In fact, some bankruptcy lawyers argue that...
Who Pays Your Student Loans if You Die?

Who Pays Your Student Loans if You Die?

60 percent of student loan debt holders are expected to pay off their debt in their 40s. With deferments, extended repayment plans, graduate loans, and Parent PLUS loans there are millions of borrowers carrying their loans into their 60s and beyond. While sad, some...
Choose a Trustworthy Financial Partner

Choose a Trustworthy Financial Partner

  Beware of Student Loan Scams Earlier this year, a federal court in south Florida placed an injunction on a company for providing fraudulent student loan debt relief. That company falsely promised to enroll borrowers in repayment or debt-forgiveness programs....