Fixed vs. Variable Interest Rates

When deciding whether or not to accept a loan offer, two important numbers you should look at are interest rate and APR. However, there’s another factor whose impact on these numbers you’ll also want to take into account: Whether the interest rate is variable or fixed.

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Spring Cleaning Your Finances

Spring isn’t only a time to deep-clean your home (though of course, that is important too—just how long has that leftover lasagna been in your fridge?) This time of year is also a great opportunity to take a look at your finances and find how you can spruce them up.

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Student Loans and Taxes: 5 Things to Keep in Mind When Filing

Everyone’s favorite time of year is almost upon us: tax season. And when you have student loan documents on top of your regular tax forms, the stress about potential errors can pile up...So to help ease the confusion caused by pairing taxes with student loans, we’re here with a few things to keep in mind.

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The Difference Between Federal and Private Student Loan Terms

You’ve enrolled in a course, made campus visits, met with the teachers, and even did some pre-work in preparation for your class. You’re on the way to your dream career. But first, there’s one big question you have to answer: how are you going to pay for this?

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