Get a Lower Interest Rate on a Firstmark Services Student Loan

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Student loan borrowers who have to work with Firstmark Services usually don’t have a choice. Many lenders pay Firstmark to handle the day to day management of student loans, including answering borrower questions and collecting payments. For the over half a million consumers that are forced to work with Firstmark, …

Multiple Student Loan Refinance: the Costs, the Lenders and How to Avoid a Mistake

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Refinancing a refinance student loan might sound redundant, but it is an excellent way for borrowers to eliminate debt more efficiently. Not all borrowers should try to refinance their student loans a second time, but in many circumstances, the permitted extra refi can save a bundle and provide some financial …

College Parents: Five Financial Tips to Get Your Student Ready for the 2020-2021 School Year

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Funding a college education has always been a source of stress inside college families. Navigating the FAFSA and tracking down the right mix of scholarships, grants, and loans can be a time-consuming endeavor. For many, the growing cost of higher education has represented a significant hardship. Adding COVID-19 and the …

How to Live with Federal Student Loans you Can’t Afford to Pay Back

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Repayment of student loans can be brutal. Interest accrues daily, servicers offer little help, and large segments of the population blame borrowers for their debt even though college has never been more important or more expensive. A growing percentage of student loan borrowers have reached the point where they realize …