Student Loan

WASHINGTON PART OF MULTI-STATE STUDENT EDUCATION LOAN SERVICER INITIATIVE TO PROVIDE BORROWERS FINANCIAL RELIEF

Washington borrowers with commercially-owned Federal Family Education Program Loans or privately held student loans who are struggling to make their payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible for expanded relief.

Posted on April 21, 2020

Student Loans, Who do You Owe

A quick guide on how to determine the type of loan you have and the servicer of your student loan.

Posted on October 10, 2017

Student Loan Relief for those with Cancer

Federal student loan relief for those with cancer is coming soon.

Posted on March 1, 2019

3 Ways to Challenge a Student Loan Wage Garnishment

The federal government can garnish 15 percent of your wages administratively – meaning they do not have to successfully take you to court like private lenders must to collect your pay. Even parents who took out loans for their children or cosigners are at risk of having wages garnished if the loan goes into default.

Posted on August 10, 2018

Creative Ways to Pay for College

Financial Aid Before you start looking into other ways to pay for your college experience, filling out the government’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is an important first step. Depending on your academic history and current financial situation, you might qualify for multiple student grants and scholarships without...

Posted on June 1, 2017

How to Apply for a Student Loan

Whether you’re entering your freshman year or finishing up a graduate degree, a new year of college can be both exciting and stressful. In addition to choosing your classes and degree path you’ll, have to find a way to pay for your education. Fortunately, there are a variety of...

Posted on April 7, 2017

Bad News for FFEL Student Loan Borrowers

The U.S. Department of Education's decision to reverse it's rule on the addition of collection fees to student loans may cost borrowers thousands of dollars.

Posted on March 21, 2017

Student Loans, Not a Barrier to Home Ownership

With all the talk in the media about the trouble with student loan debt, many borrowers are still managing to achieve the American dream.

Posted on March 2, 2017

What Effect Will a Trump Administration Have on My Student Loans?

Donald Trump was victorious in part thanks to his supporters’ belief that he could fulfill on his promise to “Make America Great Again.” There’s a significant amount of suffering in the United States right now among the middle class for a variety of reasons, and student loans are one...

Posted on January 25, 2017

Student Loans in Default, How to Save Yourself

If your student loans are in default, you will want to read this. Your options, the pros and the cons and where to get help.

Posted on December 23, 2016