How to help Clients When In Default or Collections

How to help Clients When In Default or Collections

Financial advisors working with student loan borrowers will eventually encounter a borrower facing default and collections. When a borrower is in default, government has extraordinary power to...
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Who can I trust with my student loans?

Who can I trust with my student loans?

A consumer-guide for finding and vetting financial professionals. Ideally, student loan borrowers will develop and follow a personalized financial strategy for building a strong financial foundation...
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The mismanagement of the TEACH grant program

The mismanagement of the TEACH grant program

The Teach program was established to encourage teachers to work in critically important teaching positions. Under the program, teachers can receive grant funding, but the grant is converted to a...
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Fannie Mae & Mortgage Qualification

Fannie Mae & Mortgage Qualification

On April 25th Fannie Mae released 3 new policies that will affect student loan borrowers. The CSLA BOS was pleased to see that Fannie Mae recognizes the negative impact student debt has on the...
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How the Trump presidency may affect student loans

How the Trump presidency may affect student loans

The new administration in Washington may bring changes in how student debt is treated. This post is the first in a series of discussing potential changes to student loans and repayment. Keep in mind...
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Annual Loan Documents

Annual Loan Documents

Every borrower in an income-based repayment program must file proof of income to continue participation. The student loan program payment amount is calculated based on a number of factors including...
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5 ways student loan government site is misleading

5 ways student loan government site is misleading

Today there are more than 43 million people who have student loans, totaling in excess of 1.2 trillion dollars. As the debt loads have increased, so has the number of people searching for lower...
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Repayment Complexity

Repayment Complexity

Student loan repayment should be simple. Right? You have the debt, they give you a monthly payment, and you do your best to repay. Unfortunately for borrowers AND financial professionals, it’s far...
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Helping Borrowers

Helping Borrowers

Where does a person with student debt go for accurate advice? Because there are so many graduates dealing with student debt, many companies have surfaced who are preying on this market with...
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