student loans

More Relief for Permanent Disability Student Loan Forgiveness
There’s good news for student loan borrowers with a permanent disability. New permanent disability student loan forgiveness rules will waive federal income taxes on student loans that qualify for discharge if you are totally and permanently disabled.
Who is Most Likely to Default on Student Loans?
Student loan debt problems don’t affect all demographics equally. Learn who is most likely to default on student loans and what you can do if you’ve defaulted on student debt yourself.
Student Debt Infographic: High Costs Increase by Generation
In the 40s you could get a four-year college education for a fraction of the cost you face today. A side-by-side generational cost of a college education.
College graduates less likely to be trapped by credit card debt

By Kelly Dilworth If you’re thinking about skipping college in order to avoid becoming saddled with too much debt, you may want to think twice about your decision. College graduates not only earn substantially more over the course of their lifetimes. They’re also much less likely to become mired in high-interest credit card debt, according […]

Student Debt Continues Haunting Millions of People

By Ines Mato Graduating from college doesn’t guarantee financial stability anymore. You can be a straight-A student and take the best internships available, but with the current economic situation the first job you land may not be enough to cover living expenses and student loans. Student loan debt skyrocketed in the last decade, reaching $1 […]

Getting Rid of Student Loans – The Easy Way!

By Sijun Li Although there’s no magical “easy” button to press when dealing with student debt, there are some great loan forgiveness options available to struggling borrowers. Here’s one interesting way of paying off those student loans: Move to Niagara Falls! That’s right. Lawmakers in Niagara Falls, N.Y. have made a proposition to pay off […]

Living Your Best Financial Life

The effects of the recession hit Americans hard, and millions are continuing to recoup what they lost or overcome credit and financial obstacles that have hindered their progress. In addition, many financial problems that are plaguing most Americans are affecting every demographic at pivotal stages in their lives. Large student loans have made it difficult […]

Coming Up With a Debt Management Strategy

 by April Lewis-Parks Debt is a burden no matter what your age is, but when you’re in your 20s and 30s, credit card balances, student loans, auto and housing costs can be downright crippling. When you’re just starting out or at a point where you’re trying to amass some kind of savings and investments, any […]

Children lower your taxes to save money
8 Ways Children Lower Your Taxes
Kids are expensive, but there's one way that can help save your money. We explain the eight ways children lower your taxes to get you a bigger refund.
Money saving strategies help you get ahead
12 Money Saving Strategies for Young Adults
Young consumers just out of school often have trouble achieving stability. These 12 money-saving strategies can help you get ahead and avoid debt.
Having a baby can lower you taxes
Top 8 Ways Children Lower Your Taxes
Kids may be expensive, but they can also give you a significant break in your income taxes. Here are 8 ways your kids can lower your taxes when you file.
6 Tips For Managing Your Student Loan Debt

By Samantha Savory I have been fortunate to stay away from credit cards and have no credit card debt.   I stayed away from credit cards beacuse my mother always  told me to not get a credit card unless I have an income to pay it back.  Now, student loan debt, that’s a different subject.  Most young people […]