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Parents and Paying for College: During School and Beyond

Posted by: Reyna on Sep 29 2010 / Comments (0)

I remember the days when I was a teenaged-college student who just moved out of my parents home. My parents had my bank account password and would deposit money whenever my account dipped, often sacrficing their own finances. Despite their selfless actions, I…

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Your Kid’s College Loan: Who Should Foot The Bill?

Posted by: Reyna on Sep 3 2010 / Comments (0)

Every parent would like to pay for their child’s education. However, not all can afford it. Your Kid’s College Loan: Who Should Foot The Bill? compares lending options available to both parents and students. This article was inspired by questions I’ve…

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New Answers to Student Loan Questions

Posted by: Reyna on Jul 2 2010 / Comments (0)

If your question wasn’t answered in my online chat with the Color of Money book club, it may have made it into Michelle Singletary’s e-letter. I answered questions about parent loans, prioritizing debt, paying for medical school, and financial…

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Read this before you consolidate federal student loans

Posted by: Reyna on Jun 27 2010 / Comments (0)

If you haven’t consolidated federal student loans that were issued between July 1, 1998 and July 1, 2006, wait to consolidate till July 1st. Interest rates dropped a little, and it’s a good time to consolidate these loans with a fixed interest rate.…

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New Graduation Debt Review on Usnews.com

Posted by: Reyna on Jun 18 2010 / Comments (0)

Read the latest CliffsNotes Graduation Debt review on the US News & World Report Web site: The Smart Way to Pay Off Student Loans.

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Join Me for an Online Chat Today

Posted by: Reyna on Jun 17 2010 / Comments (0)

I’m answering questions about student loans for the Color of Money Book Club in The Washington Post at 12n Eastern. Come join us.

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Chicago Tribune Mentions Graduation Debt

Posted by: Reyna on Jun 12 2010 / Comments (0)

Read the article: Loan options for new grads amid tough times.

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Join Me for an Online Chat with the Washington Post’s Color of Money Book Club

Posted by: Reyna on Jun 7 2010 / Comments (0)

I’ll answer questions via online chat about CliffsNotes Graduation Debt on June 17th. Get the details in Michelle Singletary’s Color of Money column.

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Book Update 2: New Rules for Federal Student Loan Consolidations

Posted by: Reyna on May 18 2010 / Comments (0)

Beginning July 1st, 2010, you can only consolidate your federal student loans through the federal government’s direct loan program. On July 1, 2010 all new federal student loans, brand new or consolidation, are issued by direct loans. If you want to consolidate your loans prior to…

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Is My Bank Loan Private or Federal?

Posted by: Reyna on May 1 2010 / Comments (0)

When you borrowed money from a bank prior to recent student loan legislation, the loan could be a private student loan or a federal student loan. This is because federal student loans issued prior to July 1, 2010, could be a direct…

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