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8 May 2017
Student loan debt is often a major obstacle to getting a mortgage, but new rules make it easier to qualify.
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26 October 2016
Money is a fairly constant concern for all but the most fortunate students, and especially those students who choose to live away from home, either on or off campus.For these students it is often the first time managing the costs and responsibilities associated with living independently.
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19 October 2016
Being a student who is attending college or any other type of higher education almost always comes with a sharp increase in the amount you are regularly spending.
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30 September 2016
A home equity loan can be a one of the best options for helping a child pay for college expenses, but be sure and do your homework before proceeding.
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16 July 2016
If the real world has you feeling pressured to make ends meet, you're not alone.The average college graduate has approximately $2,000 of credit card debt and almost $20,000 of student debt.
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3 May 2016
With $28,000 in student loan debt when he graduated from college last spring, Patrick O'Keefe took a step that not many students would take when looking to get out of debt: He signed up for a 30-year mortgage to buy a house.
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3 November 2015
A mortgage loan from the Federal Housing Administration - often the first financing source for young, first-time homebuyers and other underserved buyers- can offer some of the lowest down payments, closing costs and easy credit qualifying among lenders.Recent college graduates, however, may not find FHA mortgages[https://www.mortgageloan.
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25 October 2015
Your brother got a free ride for college on a basketball scholarship, and your best friend has a hefty inheritance.
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31 August 2015
You've earned your degree, nabbed your first job and are now ready to buy your starter home.But there's one problem: You're saddled with tens of thousands of dollars of student-loan debt[https://www.mortgageloan.com/5-tips-buying-home-when-you-have-student-loan-debt-9459].
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19 August 2015
College Finance Guide.
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12 December 2014
If you're a parent who's ready to send your child off to college, you may be in for a rude awakening.All those nickels, dimes and hundred dollar bills you've saved over the years may not be enough to afford today's astronomical college tuitions.
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24 September 2014
Just how much of a burden is student loan debt on potential first-time homebuyers? Enough to put an 8 percent dent in total 2014 home sales, according to a new study.
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10 March 2009
In addition to the huge federal bailout of failed financial institutions, the U.S.Treasury Department is taking steps to get money flowing in other critical lending sectors.
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20 November 2008
Although politicians don't seem to agree on many things, all parties believe that educating young people is critical if America is going to regain its financial footing.
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19 October 2008
The shaky nature of the economy has cast doubt over the entire lending world.Much attention has been focused on the housing market, but student loans have also become under question.
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18 October 2008
A little bit of financial education could go a long way to improve our nation's financial health.
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8 August 2008
A troubled economy can help or hinder your family's ability to obtain loans for college expenses.
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5 March 2008
Many students enter school with the hopes of bettering themselves and earning more income.A recent announcement by Sallie Mae that they'll no longer make loans to subprime borrowers may throw a wrench in the goals of many students, particularly those with bad credit.
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23 February 2008
To consolidate or not to consolidate? Hamlet might have asked this question if he had graduated from college with student loans.If you're considering a loan consolidation, you'd be wise to follow a few simple tips.
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10 November 2007
U.S.Savings Bonds earn money with little risk and little maintenance, an ideal option for the student saver.
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