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Half of All Black Student Borrowers Default on Their Student Loans

Nearly half (49%) of all black student borrowers default on their student loans 12 years…

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On the Road With ‘Shark Tank’ 2017: Meet the CEO of SpenDebt

Micro-payment debt solution company seeks to help you become debt-free

For the seventh stop of the nationwide Shark Tank Diversity Tour, the casting team for ABC’s…

By Brandon Andrews

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Don’t Go Broke: What You Need to Know About Student Loans

Pay down your debt responsibly

But my children and I have already talked about things like the interest rate they’re…

By Robin White Goode

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Nicki Minaj Helps Pay For Her Fans to Go to College

In need of a few extra dollars to pay for college? You may want to tweet at Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj sporadically decided to help over a dozen of her Twitter fans pay their…

By Selena Hill

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The Financial Impact of Borrowing Student Loans

Before taking out student loans of any kind, understand the basic terms and conditions you would be agreeing to, should you accept this commitment

Currently, student loan debt has surpassed credit card debt in this country. The nation’s student…

By Jessica Brown

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5 Simple Boss Moves to Help You Confront Student Loan Debt

Get a head start on eliminating your student loan debt today

We all know the stats. Take charge of your student loan debt and get past…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Gift Ideas to Give New Grads a Financial Head Start

Instead of a trip or a car, consider gift ideas that will start your new graduate off with the right attitude about managing their money

Graduation season is just a few short months away, with only a semester to go…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Student Loan Servicers: The Best and The Worst

You’d better keep good records

Student loan servicers aren’t your friends. Assume the worst; scrutinize your statements for errors. Keep…

By Robin White Goode

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4 Steps To Help Manage Student Loan Repayment

College is a worthwhile investment, and it’s possible to have a manageable plan to pay off student loans

The pressure of student loan debt can be a stressor for African American students, who…

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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…

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