Laurel Road Review: Student Loan Refinancing and Consolidation

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Article updated 7/12/17 to include the latest interest rate information. Laurel Road student loan refinancing is a product of Darien Rowayton Bank and many of the pros and cons of Laurel Road come from the fact that it is the product of a longstanding bank rather than an internet startup. While …

MEFA Student Loan Refinancing Review

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(Editors Note: Article updated on 6/17/17 to include $200 customer bonus information) The Massachusetts Educational Finance Authority, better known as MEFA, was created by the Massachusetts legislature over 30 years ago with the goal of providing access to higher education in the State of Massachusetts.  While people without ties to …

SoFi Student Loan Consolidation Review for 2016

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When this site first reviewed SoFi, we described SoFi as a startup put together by a group of Stanford business students and funded by an alumni network.  SoFi started out offering loans at Stanford and quickly added other schools.  Five years later, SoFi is the biggest company in the student loan …

College Ave Student Loan Refinancing Review

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Editor’s Note: Article Last Updated 6/17/17 to include latest interest rate information and a $200 refinance bonus. Last year, College Ave was a brand new company entering the private student loan market.  This year they have expanded and added student loan refinancing to their options.  College Ave does offer very …

The Best Student Loan Consolidation Companies: March 2016 Rankings Update

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The growth of student loan debt in the United States has created a rapidly expanding student loan refinancing market.  Many borrowers are taking advantage of their status as college graduates and leveraging their improved creditworthiness into lower student loan interest rates and payments. One of the byproducts of the rapid …

CordiaGrad Student Loan Consolidation Review

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Update 5/30/16: CordiaGrad is no longer in the student loan consolidation business.  The company has been rebranded and is now called Purefy.  For our most up to date information, be sure to check out our Purefy Review. Overall, CordiaGrad presents a good option for borrowers who are in the market …

SoFi vs. Earnest Student Loan Comparison

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Article updated 7/12/17 to include the latest interest rate information. If you are in the student loan consolidation market, two companies worth investigating are SoFi and Earnest.  With both companies advertising interest rates below 3%, there is a huge opportunity for savings.  In many ways there are far more similarities …