Tag Archives: paying

Considering Loan Consolidation?

For those of you who found it necessary to finance your education with Student Loans, it may be beneficial to explore your private student loan consolidation options. The benefits can be significant: You can simplify your bill paying. No need… Continue reading

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Parent’s poll: How involved are you?

Editor’s Note: In our next few posts, we’re talking to all the parents out there. Whether you’ve got a child who’s planning for college, finishing college, or learning money management, these posts are for you! (—Barbara) Years ago, it was… Continue reading

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The SLD Dean’s List

To celebrate four years of blogging at the Student LoanDown, I thought I’d call out a few of the posts that readers found the most resourceful and/or the posts I got a kick out of. So without further ado, here’s… Continue reading

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Stay on track during senior year

As a high school senior, you’ve got a busy year ahead of you. While you might be mentally ready to set things on “coast,” now is not the time for that! Besides keeping up your grades, you’ve got a bunch… Continue reading

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I do (want to save on wedding costs)

Since I just talked about ways for wedding party attendants to budget, I thought it would be prudent to speak to all those brides- and grooms-to-be out there as well. Now, I’m just a novice in the wedding planning arena,… Continue reading

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27 dresses

It’s the year of the wedding — for me at least. This year I’ll be a maid of honor twice and bridesmaid once. (Yes, it’s a bit Jane. ) Not to mention I’ll be a guest at a slew of other… Continue reading

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Getting over your overdraft fees

A few years ago when I was a banker, a high school student came in looking for help. He was freaking out because he had overdrawn  his account again and his dad was going to take away his car. “You… Continue reading

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Paying for study abroad

After we talked about financing an education in the United States if you aren’t a U.S. citizen, we fielded several questions about how U.S. citizens can fund study abroad . I’ve always been intrigued with the idea of studying abroad. Several… Continue reading

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New car dreamin’

I saw my dream car  on the way to work today. While idling at a red light about 6 blocks from work, my eye drifted over to the car on my right. And there she was…Galaxy Gray Metallic with an… Continue reading

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My FICO® experience

Post car breakdown, my father suggested I start thinking about purchasing a new vehicle when summer rolls around. A car loan can be a large undertaking. Before I got too committed to the idea of a new vehicle, I decided… Continue reading

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