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By |September 19th, 2015|Pay Off Student Loans|Comments Off on What Are Income Base Payments 2015

Student Loan News – February 07, 2014

Here are the best articles from around the web this week talking about student loans… For the week ending Friday February 07, 2014 Student Loan News: 1. Student loan refinancing bill draws packed hearing, questions about its effectiveness: A Democratic bill to help ease the budget crunch for three-quarters of a million student loan borrowers drew a packed house at a Wednesday legislative hearing, with a doctor and aspiring lawyer speaking in favor and some industry professionals saying the bill needs changes to reach its intended goals. […]

By |February 7th, 2014|Weekly Resources|0 Comments

Income-Contingent Student Loan Repayment Plan

If you cannot afford the more standardized repayment plans but are not eligible for the income-based plan or pay as you earn plan, you might consider the income-contingent plan for repaying your student loans.  This program is available for several types of federal student loans, including: Subsidized and Unsubsidized Direct Loans Direct PLUS Loans for graduate or professional students Direct Consolidation Loans (except Direct PLUS Consolidation Loans) […]

By |January 2nd, 2014|Pay Off Student Loans|0 Comments

Income-Sensitive Student Loan Repayment Plan

If you have loans through the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program and need to make lower monthly payments, the income-sensitive repayment plan could be your best option.  This plan is available to the following federal student loans: Subsidized and Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans FFEL PLUS Loans FFEL Consolidation Loans […]

By |December 26th, 2013|Weekly Resources|0 Comments

3 Tools to Help Pay off Student Loans

Graduation day is arguably one of the best days in the entire college experience.  After years of study, students are now ready to pursue a career in their chosen field and reap the rewards of their hard work. It also means that the start of student loan repayments is just around the corner. Sarah Ang, writing on says “Recent grads may very well agree that student loan debt is like the bastard child of the collegiate experience: unexpected, unwanted and very expensive for years to come.” […]

By |December 10th, 2013|Student Loans|0 Comments

Where Is The Money From The Student Loan Sent?

The money from a student loan is – generally speaking – only sent to one of three places: your school, your own mailbox, or that of your parents. Federal loans are sent to your school directly, which then disburses it as needed. For loans like Perkins or Stafford, the United States Department of Education works with the school directly to determine tuition and sometimes boarding and supplies costs. […]

By |July 11th, 2013|Pay Off Student Loans|0 Comments

Planning Ahead: Graduation, Grace Periods And Loan Repayment

If you're asking yourself “how long do I have after graduating to start paying back my student loan,” you’ve got the makings of a financially solid adult. Too often graduation comes faster than anyone expects, even though it seems like it can be forever when you’ve got midterms looming in front of you. Or, outside pressures make it necessary to drop below full-time student status or take a leave of absence from school altogether. Either way, the day will come when you have to repay your student loan. […]

By |June 27th, 2013|Federal Loans|0 Comments

Graduated Student Loan Repayment Plan

After college, many people are forced to take lower-income jobs, often as a stepping-stone to a better-paying position.  If this sounds familiar, the graduated repayment plan could make paying back your federal student loans a little less stressful.  This program is available for several types of Direct and Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) program loans, including: […]

By |January 30th, 2013|Pay Off Student Loans|0 Comments