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Benefits Of Networking For Professional Growth

"Networking" is a widely used term by professionals and entrepreneurs at various levels. It usually means connecting and socializing with new people from your industry or others that could influence your industry's ecosystem. The factor that differentiates it from social networking is the ...

28.02.24 08:52 PM - Comment(s)
Is Student Debt A Modern Day Challenge for Women?

While many American students continue to fight the uphill battle of the Student Debt Crisis, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) states that women hold two-thirds of U.S. student loan debt, just under $1 Trillion. 

Through centuries, women have displayed the courage to overcome c...

28.02.24 08:52 PM - Comment(s)
Important Factors To Consider When Refinancing Student Debt

As confusion and uncertainty around student debt repayment mounts, more and more borrowers are considering student loan refinancing options. Recent developments indicate that the student loan repayment freeze may get extended further. 

When you refinance, a lender pays off your existing loa...

28.02.24 08:52 PM - Comment(s)
What is an Income Share Agreement?
What is an Income Share Agreement?

Income Share Agreements, also known as ISAs, are a financing method that was first proposed by Milton Friedman in the 1950s. Friedman proposed the idea as a way of selling personal stock. In this agreement, a person agrees to pay a fixed share of their future income...

02.09.22 10:27 PM - Comment(s)
What happens if I don't pay my student loans?

If you're struggling to pay your loan, you're not the only one. In fact, 27% of students who graduated in 2004 have defaulted on their student loans. While missing a payment of your student loans may seem alarming, there are some options that can help you out. But first, what happens if you don't p...

08.02.19 07:09 PM - Comment(s)
Is There an Alternative to Student Loans?

Today, it's hard to get through college without taking out a student loan or taking on the burden of debt. The price of college keeps rising and there's less money to go around for everyone. You may not want to take out a student loan and avoid debt but, are there other alternatives? Let's explore ...

18.01.19 07:17 PM - Comment(s)
Student Loan Consolidation

What is Student Loan Consolidation?

Student loan consolidation is a way to combine your federal student loans into a single loan. This allows you to have all your loans in one place with a single payment, while keeping federal loan benefits. If all your student loans are federal student loans, then ...

14.12.18 10:00 PM - Comment(s)
How to Apply for Student Loan Forgiveness
What is Student Loan Forgiveness?

When someone mentions student loan forgiveness, they are normally referring to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, which forgives people with federal student loans. If you qualify for this program, the complete balance of your federal student loa...

07.12.18 10:27 PM - Comment(s)
Average Student Debt per Borrower in America

Year over year, the average amount of student debt per borrower continues to rise. College prices have been climbing, so students continue to borrow more money to pay for their education. This burden causes recent graduates to delay major life events, just so they can pay their loans. 

So, what...

23.11.18 06:30 PM - Comment(s)
Dartmouth's Decision Enough To Better The Student Debt Scenario?

The recent decision by Dartmouth College to no longer include student loans as part of the institution’s financial aid package, while worthy of applause, is also worthy of a closer look to explore its wider repercussions. Eliminating student loans as part of a financial aid package is a step in the ...

09.11.18 06:34 PM - Comment(s)