Tag: student loans

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.

Continue Reading

5 Key Things to Compare When Shopping for Student Loans

July 10, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
Photo of a laptop and a mobile phone with a calculator open with the words - Shopping for student loans - at the top. To the left is a post-it note with Interest rates, fees, monthly payments in bulleted list format with a  dash to the right indicating something will be written there

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.

Continue Reading
Photo of a laptop and a mobile phone with a calculator open with the words - Shopping for student loans - at the top. To the left is a post-it note with Interest rates, fees, monthly payments in bulleted list format with a  dash to the right indicating something will be written there

Student Loans 101: The Basics

July 3, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
student loans 101 basics

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.

Continue Reading
student loans 101 basics

Can I Deduct Interest from My Student Loans On My Taxes?

January 23, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
image of tax forms with student loan interest deduction highlighted

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.

Continue Reading
image of tax forms with student loan interest deduction highlighted

The Secret to Saving Thousands on Your Student Loans

September 15, 2016 | LendEDU
Clipart image of desktop computer with various graphs, a tablet, a book, cup of coffee, a phone, keyboard and mouse and a hand typing on the keyboard.

Student loan refinancing can give graduates the ability to reduce their debt. Here are four common questions people have about refinancing student loans.

Continue Reading
Clipart image of desktop computer with various graphs, a tablet, a book, cup of coffee, a phone, keyboard and mouse and a hand typing on the keyboard.

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.

Continue Reading
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.

Continue Reading
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
clip art of four cogs of different sizes

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.

Continue Reading
clip art of four cogs of different sizes

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.

Continue Reading
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.

Continue Reading
How to reduce the cost of your student loan