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How you can avail tax benefits on student loans

April 27,2011 by: Dallas Browne

College education is a very expensive affair and it is best to apply for financial aid such as student loans, grants and scholarships in order to be able to complete the college education. Most of the time, students avail at least one student loan during their student career. These highly subsidized student loan payments are deferred until such time when you finish your college education and this includes the graduate school as well (that is if you wish to continue your higher education). However, a time will come when you will have to start making those payments after securing a … (more) April 27, 2011

How to handle crisis by choosing a debt consolidation loan

April 15,2011 by: Dallas Browne

There are many families in the US that have been affected due to spiraling debts and debts that could have gotten out of control. Families have to bear the brunt of some of the costly mistakes made by adults and more so the children. Families get displaced and homeowners can end up losing their homes and may have to shift to a cheaper neighborhood. Children are pulled out of school and thereby disturbing the entire equilibrium of the family. This can be a devastating experience and no one will ever want to put their families through such things. The best … (more) April 15, 2011

The pros and cons of employee tuition assistance

April 10,2011 by: Dallas Browne

Employee tuition assistance is one of the ways students can get their education financed. Unlike federal or private loans, employee tuition assistance is usually a grant that need not be repaid. However, it isn’t always the best option and depends entirely on individual students and companies.  Convincing the employee  It isn’t always easy to convince your employee to grant you tuition assistance. More often than not, employees are willing to invest that amount only when it is a question of increased productivity. If your higher education can bring value to your role in the workplace, you have a good case … (more) April 10, 2011

The most common benefits in taking a consolidation loan

April 06,2011 by: Dallas Browne

A consolidation loan in simple terms is a loan created through consolidation of several debts that an individual has. In other words when an individual has several smaller debts or loans with different creditors or lenders, he or she can consolidate the loan. In such a scenario, one creditor takes the risk of providing the entire loan by repaying the smaller debt amounts to other creditors. Student consolidation loans are common and are very beneficial to students as well. Various expenses taken care of Sometimes, students need huge amounts of money to support their education. Financial grants, scholarships and federal … (more) April 6, 2011

Student loan tips for college graduates

April 04,2011 by: Dallas Browne

A lot of college graduates prefer to go for student loan in order to support their education. Not only does this help in avoiding undue pressure on their parents or guardians, but, it will also help them get financial help at lower interest rates. However, there are some considerations that college graduates should take note of. Shop diligently  Shop for student loans diligently to make sure you get the best rates. Compare offers from various lenders based on the combination you need for the total amount. There are several sites which will help you compare loan amounts and do the … (more) April 4, 2011