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What is a Private Student Loan Cosigner? And Why Do I Need One?

May 29, 2018 | College Ave Student Loans

Most students enrolling in college have little to no credit history, so they are considered risky loan candidates. To mitigate this risk, lenders may require students to apply with a cosigner. Learn what a cosigner is, why you need one, and who makes a good cosigner.

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Cosigning On a Loan vs. Taking Out a Parent Loan

July 24, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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Parents planning to borrow for college can cosign on a student loan with their child or take out a parent loan. See what to consider as you weigh your options.

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Is a private student loan right for me?

July 17, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
Photo of a notepad with writing on it. At the top in large letters it says, Is a private student loan right for me? Under that it has total direct costs of thirty-three thousand four hundred and eighty dollars. Under that Total Financial Aid with twenty thousand nine hundred and sixteen dollars. Under both of those is a box with Total amount I need twelve thousand five hundred sixty four dollars - that is highlighted.

Wondering whether you need a private student loan? Here are a few reasons why you might look beyond a federal student loan to finance your college costs.

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Photo of a notepad with writing on it. At the top in large letters it says, Is a private student loan right for me? Under that it has total direct costs of thirty-three thousand four hundred and eighty dollars. Under that Total Financial Aid with twenty thousand nine hundred and sixteen dollars. Under both of those is a box with Total amount I need twelve thousand five hundred sixty four dollars - that is highlighted.

How to Find a Cosigner

June 7, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
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Most people applying for a private student loan need a cosigner. Learn what a cosigner is, why you need one, who makes a good cosigner, and how to ask a cosigner.

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