Category Archives for Starting & Paying for College

What a Private Student Loan Offer Looks Like

One question I commonly receive from many young adults is, “how do I know if the student loans I am applying for are private student loans or federal student loans?” In this article, we will dissect some parts of a private student loan offer I received from Apple Credit Union via email and the differences […]

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Creative Ways to Pay for College Without a Student Loan

Student debt is at an all-time high. Statistically, student debt is second only to home mortgages in terms of total value, so it’s no surprise that student loans are a big talking point in politics and in general conversation. College today is not cheap, and prices have been steadily increasing over the years. Tuition cost […]

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5 Ways You Can Repay Your Student Loan Faster

Student loan debt is second only to home mortgages in total amount owed by all borrowers. When you start making student loan repayments, it’s easy to become discouraged by the sheer amount of debt that you have. Repaying your loan can mean that finances are tight when you finish studying, and your student debt could […]

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Minimizing Student Loan Debt for Better Futures

Education is undoubtedly the key to a brighter future. However, with the cost of higher education rising, it can be difficult for many students to gain access to tertiary education without the help of either federal or private student loans. Student loans are available to most students who are qualified and accepted into a college […]

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