Financial Cents: Posts About Student Loans

Can Paying Off Your Student Loans Hurt Your Credit Score?

Sometimes, your credit score will react to certain financial behavior in unexpected ways. What happens when you pay off your students loans is a great example.

Posted on: October 08, 2018


You Can Discharge Student Loans in Bankruptcy … But Good Luck

Unlike most types of debt, student loans have to meet an incredibly high standard of "undue hardship" in order to to be discharged through bankruptcy.

Posted on: September 14, 2018


What’s the Best Way to Tackle Student Loan Debt?

Your strategy will depend on what kinds of student loans you've taken out, what interest rates you pay, and how much extra money you can spare.

Posted on: September 06, 2018


How to Pay for College: A Student Loan and Scholarships Primer

Because a college education is as super important as it is stupid expensive.

Posted on: September 21, 2017


The OppLoans Guide to Consolidating Student Loan Debt

Congrats! You worked hard for years and now you've finally got that diploma in hand. But, as you know, that degree wasn't free. And if you're one of the 71% of American students who took out loans to finance that education, you may want to consider a Debt Consolidation Loan to help manage your student loan debt. Learn how to get started here!

Posted on: October 06, 2016