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Student Loan Advice from the Experts

March 16, 2018 | The College Juice

Student loan advice isn’t something you’d accept from just anyone, so why not go to the experts? Here’s everything you need to know – from the people who know best.

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Beyond Home Equity: Paying for College Under the New Tax Bill

February 9, 2018 | College Ave Student Loans

The new tax bill has caused some confusion around how families will save for college in 2018 and beyond. Here’s what you need to know about how to pay for college under the new tax bill.

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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.

Student Loans 101: The Basics

July 3, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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Thinking about taking out a student loan to pay for college? Learn the basics of how federal and private student loans work as you begin to explore your options.

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Gift Aid vs. Loans: What’s the Difference?

March 27, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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Do you know the difference between gift aid and loans? We help to answer this question and many more.

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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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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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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.