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What is Reasonable and Affordable Debt?

May 23, 2018 | Mark Kantrowitz

Student debt may be good debt, because it is an investment in your future, but too much of a good thing can hurt you. Learn about reasonable and affordable debt before you start taking on loans to pay for your degree.

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Financial Terms Every College Student Should Know

April 18, 2018 | The College Juice

With so many different terms and abbreviations, financial jargon can sound like an entirely different language at times. Here's a list of the basic financial terms every college student should know.

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5 Terms You Need to Know if You’re Paying for School

August 7, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
Terms to know written at the top of a paper with color pencils at the bottom of the page. Under Terms to know is - Cost of attendance? - Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)? Free application for federal student aid? FAFSA

You may come across a variety of important terms throughout the financial aid process. Here are a few of the need-to-know terms if you’re paying for school.

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Terms to know written at the top of a paper with color pencils at the bottom of the page. Under Terms to know is - Cost of attendance? - Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)? Free application for federal student aid? FAFSA

5 Key Things to Compare When Shopping for Student Loans

July 10, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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The student loan process may seem complicated, but it doesn't have to be. Here are 5 things to consider when comparing student loan options.

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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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What Makes a Variable Rate “Variable”?

November 27, 2015 | College Ave Student Loans
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You hear a lot about variable rates, but what actually makes them "variable"?

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