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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.

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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Federal versus Private student loans

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 reduce the cost of your student loan

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
Photo of an iPad with text written on it - Student Loans with an arrow pointing to Simple, under that the text College way, College ave, College 360. College Ave is circled. On the right there is a box that says simple and clear.

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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Photo of an iPad with text written on it - Student Loans with an arrow pointing to Simple, under that the text College way, College ave, College 360. College Ave is circled. On the right there is a box that says simple and clear.

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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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?