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by jasikazensis
Mon Oct 18, 2010 8:41 am
Forum: Financial Aid
Topic: Five Ideas for Saving Money on Student Loans
Replies: 3
Views: 19172

Re: Five Ideas for Saving Money on Student Loans

Unfortunately, I haven’t figured out a way to automate my monthly student loan payments. However, blogging about them five days a week serves as a pretty good reminder. Even though the payments aren’t automated, each month I transfer $834 into a high-yield savings account which I use to hold funds t...
by jasikazensis
Mon Oct 18, 2010 8:38 am
Forum: Financial Aid
Topic: Is Student Loan Consolidation A Scam?
Replies: 26
Views: 95204

Re: Is Student Loan Consolidation A Scam?

Check out reviews to any student loan consolidation company you are considering! Don't take any company's word for how great they are. You should always look up the opinions of others in reviews to find out if they are good or not, or if they are a scam. Many people will blog about when they've been...
by jasikazensis
Mon Oct 18, 2010 8:28 am
Forum: Financial Aid
Topic: Learn 10 Essential Borrowing Tips
Replies: 2
Views: 11485

Re: Learn 10 Essential Borrowing Tips

Look at your child's award letter and figure out which need-based loans your family has been given and for what amounts. After you look at your family's full financial picture — education cost, awarded aid and family share — determine the amount you or your child actually needs to borrow. Never borr...