Avoid this Overpayment Mistake

Avoid this Overpayment Mistake

This week’s blog post was written with permission about one of our Family Access users. Remember, IonTuition users can grant free accounts to family members.  Anne is a Typical Student Loan Borrower Anne is an elementary school teacher with over $10,000 in...
Should You Invest or Pay Down Student Debt?

Should You Invest or Pay Down Student Debt?

When you’re in the desirable situation of having a extra money in your monthly budget, what do you do with those additional funds? Save it? Use it to pay down student debt? Invest it? It’s not always an obvious decision. If you save it, then your money...
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...