Laurel Road Review: Student Loan Refinancing and Consolidation

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Article updated June 5, 2019 to include the latest interest rate information. For the past five years, Laurel Road has been one of the top student loan refinance lenders. Laurel Road has built their reputation on being a top choice for healthcare professions, especially doctors, optometrists, and dentists.  However, we …

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 …

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 7/3/19 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 July 2, 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 2.41% for SoFi …

LendKey Student Loan Refinance and Consolidation Review

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Article Updated 7/3/19 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 …