All articles tagged Student Loans (7)

The Pros and Cons of Refinancing Student Loan Debt — a Conversation with John Hsieh, VP of Product at SoFi

The Pros and Cons of Refinancing Student Loan Debt — a Conversation with John Hsieh, VP of Product at SoFi

Student debt is no longer just a small piece of the American financial market. While private and government-issued student loans are now the second highest consumer debt category in the US —... read more »

A Survey Conducted by Credible Shows Students and Parents Struggle to Understand Higher-Education Loans

A Survey Conducted by Credible Shows Students and Parents Struggle to Understand Higher-Education Loans

In a Nutshell: Stephen Dash founded Credible when he saw American students burdened by their student loan debt — something not common in his native Australia. Credible, now one of the web’s... read more »

$18K+ Average Savings: Credible’s Student Loan Marketplace Empowers Borrowers with a Variety of Rate Options

$18K+ Average Savings: Credible’s Student Loan Marketplace Empowers Borrowers with a Variety of Rate Options

In a Nutshell: With millions of Americans carrying student loan balances in the tens of thousands of dollars, the need for manageable repayment options continues to grow. Credible.com, the online... read more »

SALT Teams Up With 300+ Partner Organizations to Teach Young Adults the Financial Responsibility of Student Loans

SALT Teams Up With 300+ Partner Organizations to Teach Young Adults the Financial Responsibility of Student Loans

In a Nutshell: The SALT Program, introduced by the American Student Assistance (ASA) organization in 2011, is a nationwide effort to educate future, current, and former students on how to pay for... read more »

Student Loan Hero — Helping Shrink Student Loan Debt with Customized Repayment Options

Student Loan Hero — Helping Shrink Student Loan Debt with Customized Repayment Options

In a Nutshell: Andy Josuweit created Student Loan Hero to help make sense of the student loan repayment process. With nearly 70 percent of students graduating with some amount of debt, the... read more »

With Your Interests in Mind, CommonBond Funds the Education of Students From All Walks of Life

With Your Interests in Mind, CommonBond Funds the Education of Students From All Walks of Life

In a Nutshell: CommonBond refinances student loans in a simple online process. Customer-friendly and community-minded, the team at CommonBond assists students across the nation and around the... read more »

Grads Can Save Nearly $19K with SoFi: The First Marketplace Lender to Offer Student Loan Refinancing

Grads Can Save Nearly $19K with SoFi: The First Marketplace Lender to Offer Student Loan Refinancing

In a nutshell: Graduates who used student loans to fund their education face an average of $33,000 in resulting debt. Throw in a graduate school degree and the debt can easily exceed $100,000.... read more »