Fedloan servicing refinance and consolidation options

Consolidation and Refinancing with Fedloan Servicing (myfedloan)

Michael Lux Blog, Consolidation, Refinance, Strategy, Student Loans 0 Comments

Fedloan Servicing, also known as myfedloan, is one of the largest servicers of federal student loans.  Though Fedloan Servicing has been entrusted by the government to manage billions of dollars in student loans, they often fall short of minimal quality standards expected by many borrowers and taxpayers.  The challenges of …

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PNC Student Loan Refinance Review

Michael Lux Blog, Consolidation, Refinance, Student Loan Reviews, Student Loans 0 Comments

Article Updated July 3, 2019 to reflect the latest interest rate information. PNC’s decision to enter the student loan refinance world is an interesting one.  The Student Loan Refinance marketplace is currently dominated by two types of lenders.  The first group is startups specializing in student loans like SoFi or …

Connext student loan refinance review

Connext Student Loan Refinance Review

Michael Lux Blog, Consolidation, Refinance, Student Loan Consolidation Reviews, Student Loans 0 Comments

Article Update July 2nd, 2019: The Connext website has been down for several months now and it appears that they are no longer offering student loan refinancing.  If things change, this article will be updated accordingly.  For now, borrowers looking for student loan refinancing will have to investigate one of …

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EDvestinU Student Loan Refinance and Consolidaiton Review

Michael Lux Blog, Consolidation, Refinance, Student Loan Consolidation Reviews, Student Loans 0 Comments

Article Updated 7/3/19 to reflect the latest interest rate information. EDvestinU is a funny sounding student loan refinance company that offers an excellent deal to certain student loan borrowers.  EDvestinU scores points for being a non-profit and for consumer transparency.  The short-term interest rates are not the most competitive, but …

ELFI Student loan refinance review

ELFI Student Loan Refinance Review – Education Loan Finance Consolidation

Michael Lux Blog, Consolidation, Student Loan Consolidation Reviews, Student Loans 11 Comments

Article Updated 12/17/19 to reflect the latest interest rate information and a new lender bonus program. In a relatively short period on the market, ELFI has proven to be one of the better student loan refinance options. ELFI’s low interest rates combined with higher than expected approval rates have led …

Darien Rowayton Bank Announces Creation of Laurel Road for Student Loans

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For years Darien Rowayton Bank as been a leading lender in the world of student loan refinancing and consolidation.  Today they unveiled a rebranding effort, advertising their student loan services under the name of “Laurel Road”. [Further Reading: Student Loan Sherpa Reviews Laurel Road] Why the Change? Darien Rowayton Bank …

MEFA Student Loan Refinancing Review

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(Editors Note: Article updated on 7/3/19 to include $200 customer bonus information and the latest available interest rates) 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 …