SoFi vs CommonBond: The Showdown

Michael Lux Consolidation, Lower Payments, Student Loan Blog, Student Loans 2 Comments

Article updated 7/11/20 to include the latest interest rate and new customer bonus information. Two of the top names in student loan refinancing are SoFi and CommonBond. Both lenders fall firmly into the fin-tech category of lenders. Borrowers should expect a quick and easy process compared to working with a …

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Should I Pay Off My Student Loan with a Low Interest Rate?

Michael Lux Strategy, Student Loan Blog, Student Loans 0 Comments

Americans owe nearly two trillion dollars in student debt. Many borrowers end up spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars per month in student loan interest alone. It is for this reason that many wisely choose to pay off their student loans aggressively. This aggressive approach is the recommended strategy …

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Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness: The Basics and the Fine Print

Michael Lux Basics, Student Loan Blog, Student Loans 13 Comments

Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness is a much-discussed topic, but very rarely are all the necessary details covered. Getting the government to forgive your student loan debt requires close attention to detail. Failure to meet any requirement could be a costly mistake. With news of a high rejection rate, many …