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: This article has been updated as of 5/10/19 to include the latest available interest rate information. 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 …

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 …

SoFi vs. Earnest Student Loan Comparison

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Article updated April 14, 2019 to include the latest interest rate information. Two of the biggest names in student loan refinancing are SoFi and Earnest.  With both companies advertising interest rates around 2.5%, there is a huge opportunity for savings for some borrowers.  At present the best rates available are …

Earnest Student Loan Consolidation and Refinance Review

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Article Updated on 5/8/19 to include the latest interest rate information. The growing numbers of student loan consolidation companies makes it difficult to keep up with everyone in the market.  As more companies enter the fray, it becomes even harder to find what makes one lender different from the next.  One …

SoFi vs. Laurel Road (formerly DRB): The Student Loan Comparison

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Updated June 5, 2019 to include latest rate information. In the world of student loan refinancing and consolidation, two of the biggest names are SoFi, short for Social Finance, and Laurel Road, a product of Key Bank.  Both SoFi and Laurel Road have rock bottom interest rates, currently at 2.43% for SoFi …

LendKey Student Loan Refinance and Consolidation Review

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Article Updated 5/25/19 to include $150 signup bonus information and the latest interest rate information. LendKey is a bit of an oddity in the student loan consolidation and refinancing marketplace.  Most lenders fall into one of two groups.  Group one would be the startups like SoFi and CommonBond that are newer …