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How the Private Student Loan Process Works

June 30, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
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Many students need student loans to finance their education. Learn about the steps in the process so you can make better financial decisions instead of being overwhelmed with confusion.

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Federal vs. Private Loans: What’s the Difference?

June 10, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
Federal versus Private student loans

There are two types of student loans: federal student loans and private student loans. If you’re planning to borrow to pay for college, it’s important to know the difference between the two.

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How to Reduce the Cost of Your Student Loan

June 10, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
How to reduce the cost of your student loan

Borrowing to pay for college? There are things you can do to save money on your student loan. Check out these four tips to reduce the cost of your student loan and see the impact they have with an example loan scenario.

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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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How We Chose the Name

April 14, 2016 | Joe DePaulo
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Our name would be the foundation for our brand's growth and perception. We needed a name that allowed us to project our values and brand promise – simple, clear, and personalized – to our customers.

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Tips to Improve Your Credit Score

April 13, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
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Your credit score can constantly change. Here are some of the best ways to improve your credit score, along with tips to help maintain a good credit score once you have one.

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Understanding My Credit Score

March 30, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
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Credit scores play an important role in the student loan process, but do you know how your score is calculated? Learn the different components of your credit score and find out which ones have a bigger impact.

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More Employers Offering Student Loan Repayment Benefits

March 29, 2016 | LendEDU
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Companies are starting to offer student loan repayment benefits as part of employee compensation packages. See how it works and who is already offering it. When job searching, be sure to look at the total benefits package.

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What is a Credit Score?

March 10, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
What is a credit score?

Learn what a credit score is, how credit scores like the FICO score are used, and how a student's credit score affects the student loan process.

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What is a credit score?

How the Fed Raising Interest Rates Impacts Student Loan Borrowers

February 4, 2016 | LendEDU
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The Federal Reserve recently announced that they would be raising the target range for the federal funds rate. Here’s a look at what this means for student loans and how it will affect borrowers.

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