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Is It Time To Put a Limit On Your Student Loan Stress?

You can be in denial, angry, depressed, confused, and even hurt when it comes to…

By Ashley M Fox

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Managing Student Loan Debt

Report reveals that students are carrying a heavy load to reduce debt burden

With student loan debt topping $1 trillion it is imperative that we educate students—young and…

By Stacey Tisdale

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What to Do When You Don’t Have Enough College Savings

Here's what you don't want to do

What should you do when you don’t have enough college savings? Well here’s the first…

By Carrie Pink

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5 Money Moves For College Grads

Getting an early start on creating financial security for life

“In today’s connected world, financial advice can be consumed by reading relevant articles, utilizing online…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Graduation Season: Paying Off Student Loans

Options for getting ahead of your education debt

Consider paying off student loans while you are still within your grace period. You will…

By Carrie Pink

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This is the Amount of Retirement Money You Lose Every Time You Make a Student Loan Payment

Further proof that neglecting retirement savings for student loans isn't a good thing

See how much money you lose by neglecting retirement savings to pay off student loan…

By Courtney Connley

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Lower Your Student Loan Payments Now

So you can get married, buy a house, have a baby, and move on with your life without onerous debt

For most students, income-driven repayment plans are a better option than forbearance, which capitalizes the…

By Robin White Goode

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Free Help for Managing Your Debt

Study shows debt counseling pays off

Be wary of offers for debt counseling for a fee, and consider starting your debt…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Part 2: A Financial Snapshot of Black America: #BlackMoneyMatters

Money Coach Lynnette Khalfani-Cox shares research and financial advice

One hard reality of getting out of debt is that you have to do two…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How Your Student Loan Debt Can Reduce Your Tax Bill by at Least $2,500

Part 1 - The 411 on student loan tax breaks

That means that many borrowers may not be aware of all of the tax breaks…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[Watch] Get Rid of Student Loan Debt in 3 Years!

B.E. Senior Editor Stacey Tisdale discusses often overlooked ways to tackle student loans

As student loan debt becomes a defining economic issue of our time, it’s more important…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How One Startup is Helping Its Employees Beat Student Loan Debt

LendEDU to offer employees $200 per month to pay off student loans

LendEDU announces plan to offer current and future employees $200 per month towards paying off…

By Courtney Connley

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7 Great (and Free!) Apps for Managing Student Loans

Help for paying off those student loans

Technology can help you manage and repay student loans.

By Samara Lynn

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Striking a ‘Rich’ Balance Between Saving for Retirement and Their Children’s Education

The Rich family finds the right balance between retirement savings and education costs

Parents feel a responsibility to help their kids get through college without an enormous debt…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How One Firm Plans to Help Its Employees Get Out of Student Loan Debt

Pricewaterhouse Coopers agrees to pay up to $1,200 a year toward employee student loans

Pricewaterhouse Coopers agrees to pay its employees up to $1,200 a year for up to…

By Courtney Connley

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Federal Student Loan Borrowers: Income-Driven Repayment Now Available to All

REPAYE caps payments at 10% of income

All borrowers with federal Direct student loans have access to a new repayment plan with…

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My Six-Figure Student Debt Nightmare

Alabama State Rep. Anthony Daniels shares his story

Don’t get me wrong. I value my higher education. I empathize with our colleges and…

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This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Top news and trends from the week of Oct. 19

We give you a round-up of this week’s highlights, from topics that sparked social media…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Whatever you do, don't avoid or delay conversations about money.

College Students to Parents: Help Us Understand Money

Survey finds students lack confidence in personal finance and want parents help

A survey finds that college students lack confidence and knowledge about managing money and look…

By Stacey Tisdale

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3 Steps That Take The Stress Out of Student Loan Debt

The power of the plan

This story offers 3 tips that are key to creating a plan to get rid…

By Stacey Tisdale

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