Many parents assume that student loans are a terrible idea and a one-way ticket to massive debt. But that’s not the real story. Our resident mom blogger shares what she’s learned about student loans and how the right loans can help pay for college at a relatively low cost.
Some families use government loans to help pay for college, but they might not cover all your costs or provide the best possible interest rates. In this article, we’ll explore private student loans, how they work, and how to determine if they’re a good strategy or alternative for your family.
Every parent should know about PLUS Loans. They can help fill the gap that financial aid doesn’t cover, and they can even cover your entire college costs. Almost any parent can qualify, so read my article to learn more about PLUS Loans and how they work.
Thinking about using student loans to help pay for college? Federal Direct Loans are usually the best option due to their favorable terms and relatively low cost. Here’s what you need to know about how they work, interest rates, terms, payments and more.
Get answers to common questions about federal Direct Loans to help you decide if they’re right for you.