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5 Reasons to Refinance Your Student Loans

College graduates have a lot on items on their “to do” list; resumes, job interviews and perhaps finding a new place to live.  You may also want to consider refinancing your student loans. Reason 1: Simplify Your Repayments Allison Kade of The Street says that “One of the biggest reasons is to simplify your repayments: When you consolidate, you go from having a bunch of separate loans to one monthly bill.” It’s not unusual for grads to have 8 or more student loans, which is a lot of separate bills to remember. Consolidation and refinancing greatly simplifies repayments. […]

By |December 3rd, 2013|Student Loans|0 Comments

7 Questions to Ask Before Refinancing Your Student Loans

Student loan debt is usually a major portion of the graduate’s financial obligations and refinancing can be a smart money saving option.  Unfortunately, many financial institutions are no longer offering student loan refinancing, meaning the student will have to do some research to find a lender. The first step in the research should be answering some basic questions about refinancing. […]

By |November 26th, 2013|Student Loans|0 Comments

5 Banks to Refinance Your Student Loans

Recent college graduates may find themselves facing a two pronged problem; a soft job market and looming student loan repayments. Refinancing student loans is one method of managing student loans and can often result in lower monthly payments. Janet Stauble writing at offers a quick and practical list of some of the does and don’ts of refinancing along with some ideas for refinancing. […]

By |November 19th, 2013|Student Loans|0 Comments

Best student loan refinance rate

Credit unions entered the private student loan consolidation market in late 2010. cuStudentLoans, a network of over 130 credit unions offering one loan with common underwriting and pricing, launched its offering nationwide February of last year. This may be a saving grace for those students who need to refinance their existing student loans for better rates, lower payments, and shorter terms. […]

By |October 24th, 2013|Refinance|0 Comments

How to refinance student loans

You gain a great deal when you refinance student loans if you do it right. The lender you choose to refinance your loans essentially buys all of your loans from the original lenders and reissues you a new loan, leaving you with one loan for the total amount of loans consolidated. This may result in a smaller monthly payment with a longer repayment schedule and, subsequently, a lower risk of default. But you have to start by knowing what you can do. The best way to start do that is to do a current financial assessment. […]

By |October 17th, 2013|Refinance|0 Comments