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How to Use Your Student Loan Refund Check

June 21, 2018 | College Ave Student Loans

Refund – not “Re-Fun.” Here's a few dos and don’ts for how to use your student loan refund wisely.

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Six Steps for Saving on Student Loans

June 19, 2018 | Mark Kantrowitz

Here are six smart borrowing strategies that can help you save money when you borrow student loans to pay for college.

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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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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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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 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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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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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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