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New Private Student Loan Modification Programs

While federal student loans have offered income-based repayment plans and rehabilitation options for several years, private student loans have mostly resisted any such flexibility. There is hope that that may be changing, though, as Discover Bank and Wells Fargo recently announced that they will begin offering student...

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Can’t Afford Your Student Loans? – 6 Tips for Fighting Back

While current bankruptcy laws often make it difficult to discharge unaffordable student loans through bankruptcy, there are many other ways you can fight back against student loan collectors outside of bankruptcy. Here’s a list of the six most important tips for fighting student loan collectors: 1. Determine...

Friend or Foe? Debt Collectors Get Social Too

Debt Collectors are using social networking sites to search for debtors by name and attempt to be their “friend”. Once your profile is accessible, an abundance of personal information can be exposed. ...

Tips for Taking Out Student Loans (AP)

The AP gives some helpful tips on how to be smart about taking out student loans from the National Consumer Law Center. For example: Don't give yourself more total loan debt than your expected gross salary the year after you graduate. Another: Your total monthly payment on...