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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CA takes a major step towards protecting student loan borrowers

CA takes a major step towards protecting student loan borrowers

Yesterday the California Assembly passed the “Student Loan Borrower Bill of Rights” that will attempt to create a detailed set of rules protecting individuals who have student debt.
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Potential Advisor Liability For These Errors

Potential Advisor Liability For These Errors

We assume the recommendations given by financial advisors is accurate, ethical and responsible. In this post, we discuss areas where advisors may be providing damaging recommendations to clients with...
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Advising Mistakes with Student Loans

Advising Mistakes with Student Loans

Private Student Loan Refinancing - The downsides. Let's start with the obvious: Financial advisors are in the business of advising clients about all things surrounding their money such as: planning...
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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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Didn’t finish college?

Didn’t finish college?

We discuss student debt on this site and structuring efficient repayment plans. But what if you didn’t finish?
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Is REPAYE Bad For You?

Is REPAYE Bad For You?

The latest new student loan repayment program (REPAYE – Revised Pay As You Earn) may seem like a great deal but is it really? Borrowers need to be extremely careful and vigilant in understanding the...
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