Student Loan Rehabilitation vs. Consolidation: Getting Out of Default

If you miss a payment on a federal student loan, your loan will be considered delinquent. After missing payments for a certain amount of time (270 days for most federal

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Nursing School Cost and How to Pay For It

Becoming a nurse generally isn’t as expensive as becoming a doctor, but it still isn’t cheap. The exact cost of nursing school will depend on the kind of schooling you

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4 Steps to Becoming Finance Fit

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, payments and interest accrual have been paused on federal student loans by the CARES Act through Jan. 31, 2022. If you have federal student loans,

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Contingent vs. Pending: What’s the Difference?

When you’re looking at real estate listings, you might come across homes described as “pending” or “contingent” instead of “for sale” or “active.” If you’re wondering whether you should consider

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USDA vs FHA Loans: Which Loan is Better?

Mortgage loans from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Federal Housing Administration (FHA) are generally easier to qualify for than a conventional mortgage. This makes them good options

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How to Refinance an Inherited Property to Buy Out Heirs

In addition to the sorrow of losing a loved one, inheriting a house with a mortgage can be a stressful time, especially when there are several heirs. If you want

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How to Pay Off $80,000 in Student Loans

Paying for college can be expensive. While the average student loan debt for college students is $39,351, it isn’t uncommon for students to leave school with $80,000 or more in

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How to Pay Off $70,000 in Student Loans

While the average student loan debt for college students is $39,351, some students might end up leaving school with $70,000 or more in student loans. Paying off this amount in

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Mortgage and refinance rates today, Oct. 22, 2021

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates rose yet again yesterday. And that took them to their highest level in several months. But, of course, they remain ridiculously low

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How Much Does It Cost to Paint a House?

A fresh coat of paint can increase your curb appeal, make your home look newer, and potentially lead to higher offers when you sell. But you’ll need to estimate the

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