Student Loan

For-Profit College Certificates: Higher Cost, but Not Necessarily Highly Regarded by Employers

Nationally, enrollment in for-profit colleges is on the rise. Though the vast majority of students enrolled in two-year post-secondary institutions still attend public community colleges, enrollment in private, for-profit colleges has increased by 63 percent since 2001. In Washington, increasing numbers of students are earning certificates of less than two years. How do employers feel about these for-profit college certificates?

Posted on December 23, 2016

The Real Story on Student Loan Forgiveness

If you have student loans, you’ve probably heard or seen the advertisements about how you can have your loans forgiven. Similar to the commercials for Obama Mortgage Forgiveness, these claims state that a law was passed enabling people to discharge their student loans. Is the claim too good to be true?

Posted on December 23, 2016

American Financial Solutions Selects Speridian's StudentAlign® Product to Support the Student Loan Counseling Services

American Financial Solutions Selects Speridian's Student Align Software

Posted on December 23, 2016

Past Due on Student Loans - Fix it Now

As it is with everything in life, once you fall behind on student loans, catching up can feel impossible. Here is how to do it.

Posted on December 23, 2016

American Financial Solutions Launches Student Loan Counseling Program

American Financial Solutions (AFS) is pleased to announce the launch of their student loan counseling program. This service will help deliver relief to borrowers in Washington State and across the nation, who have been struggling to repay the money they borrowed to finance a college education.

Posted on December 23, 2016

American Financial Solutions Informs Student Loan Borrowers About New Repayment Option

American Financial Solutions explains the Revised Pay As You Earn program and what it means for the millions who are repaying their student loans

Posted on December 23, 2016

6 Ways to Help Launch a Successful Graduate

It’s that time of year again. Graduation season is in full swing, and everywhere you look there are top ten lists telling you the best gift you can give the graduate in your life.

Posted on December 23, 2016

Why You Shouldn’t Consolidate That Student Loan

Have you ever heard of a private lender saying, “Okay, we’ll put your account into forbearance and you will not have to make a payment for one year?” No.

Posted on December 23, 2016

Five Financial Tips When Leaving School

As we have officially moved from spring to summer, many students have just graduated and many more are taking a well-earned break from college. Whether you are done for now or finished completely, there are some things you can do to make sure you keep your control of your finances and stay on top of any student loans you have received. Below are four easy steps you can take to avoid financial trouble.

Posted on December 23, 2016

Have an Experience with a Debt Collector? Speak Up Now

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) might propose new federal rules on how creditors and debt collectors can act to get consumers to pay overdue credit card, medical, student loan, auto or other loans. This decision matters to you if you had an experience with debt collection (good or bad) counsel...

Posted on December 23, 2016