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Can I Deduct Interest from My Student Loans On My Taxes?

January 23, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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Wondering whether you can deduct student loan interest on your taxes? Here’s how to find out if you’re eligible as well as answers to other common questions.

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Applying for Grad School and the GRE General Test

January 16, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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When applying to grad school, many applicants take the GRE General Test. Here are answers to common questions about the test like what is it, who should take it, and how to prepare.

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Top 5 Destinations to Study Abroad

January 9, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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When choosing to study abroad, selecting the right destination is key. Here’s a list of some of the top destinations to study abroad while keeping cost in mind.

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Student Loan Credit Pre-Qualification

September 28, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
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Student loan credit pre-qualification can be a valuable tool in the private student loan process. See what the benefits are and how you can use them to your advantage.

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Important FAFSA Changes You Need To Know

August 31, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
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The FAFSA is a critical part of the financial aid process. Here are the important FAFSA changes you need to know and how it might affect you.

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Tips for Preparing Your Kids for College

August 9, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
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Starting your kids on the right track can help them make good choices about spending, saving, and borrowing. Here are some tips to consider when preparing your kid to go off to college.

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Infographic depicting 4 arrows circulating out of a center circle that has a graduation cap in the middle of it. The arrows are numbered - 01 Step - Basic Budget pointing to build a basic budget. 02 Step - Savings Plan pointing to create a savings plan. Step 03 - Spending Money pointing to set spending money. Step 04 - Regular Adjustments pointing to make regular adjustments

Choosing a Repayment Term: Financial Aid Math That Adds Up to Savings

August 5, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
Save up to three thousand six hundred dollars for less than sixty-one dollars per month.

When taking out a student loan, there are variables other than interest rate you should consider. See how a shorter repayment period could reduce the total cost of your loan.

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Save up to three thousand six hundred dollars for less than sixty-one dollars per month.

3 Reasons to Consider Refinancing Student Loans

August 2, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
Infographic of amount borrowed interest and monthly payment. First column - Twenty-five thousand dollars eight years shows monthly payment of one hundred seventy-three point zero two dollars, interest six thousand six hundred nine point sixty-four dollars. Amount Borrowed ten thousand dollars. Ten years monthly payment between twenty-five and twenty thousand it lists one hundred forty-six point seven six dollars. Interest it lists seven thousand six hundred eleven point two nine dollars. For Amount Borrowed it lists ten thousand dollars. For twelve years monthly payment is one hundred and twenty-nine dollars and fifty cents. Interest eight thousand six hundred forty-seven dollars and seventy-six cents. Amount Borrowed ten thousand dollars. For fifteen years monthly payment of one hundred and twelve dollars and fifty-nine cents. Interest ten thousand two hundred sixty-six dollars and thirty-one cents. Amount Borrowed ten thousand dollars.

Refinancing student loans is an option worth considering for many college graduates. Here are three reasons why it might be the right decision for you.

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Infographic of amount borrowed interest and monthly payment. First column - Twenty-five thousand dollars eight years shows monthly payment of one hundred seventy-three point zero two dollars, interest six thousand six hundred nine point sixty-four dollars. Amount Borrowed ten thousand dollars. Ten years monthly payment between twenty-five and twenty thousand it lists one hundred forty-six point seven six dollars. Interest it lists seven thousand six hundred eleven point two nine dollars. For Amount Borrowed it lists ten thousand dollars. For twelve years monthly payment is one hundred and twenty-nine dollars and fifty cents. Interest eight thousand six hundred forty-seven dollars and seventy-six cents. Amount Borrowed ten thousand dollars. For fifteen years monthly payment of one hundred and twelve dollars and fifty-nine cents. Interest ten thousand two hundred sixty-six dollars and thirty-one cents. Amount Borrowed ten thousand dollars.

A Walk Down College Ave with Sarah Brumbley

July 27, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
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A Walk Down College Ave is an interview series with successful individuals to gather insights and advice for students and young professionals to help them on their own path to success.

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A Walk Down College Ave with Kathy W.

July 6, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
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A Walk Down College Ave is an interview series with successful individuals to gather insights and advice for students and young professionals to help them on their own path to success.

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