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Federal student loans vs. private student loans

A student loan, is a student loan, is a student loan, right? In some aspects, that statement is true. For example, all student loans need to be repaid. After all, it is a loan and not a gift. The more … Continue reading

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Student Loans for International Students

U.S. students are not the only students who decide to study abroad. Many international students find themselves choosing to study abroad in the United States and may run into some questions in regard to student loans and how to pay … Continue reading

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Can I Lower My Student Loan Interest Rate?

One of the common questions we get here at the StudentLoanDown blog is, “Can I lower my student loan interest rate?” Whether you’re looking to lower your monthly payment because you can’t afford it or are just interested in decreasing … Continue reading

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Refinancing options

It’s been almost 5 years since I bought my house. Crazy, huh? A lot has changed in 5 years. I painted almost every room in the house—some twice. I learned the value of DIY and remodeled both bathrooms in the… Continue reading

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Get your financial aid in order for fall

It’s July. Do you know where your college money is coming from? If you didn’t answer “yes,” it’s time to get a handle on how you’re paying your tuition bill this fall. The first few days of college are hectic… Continue reading

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