4 Federal Student Loan Protections You Don’t Want to Lose — And the Next Best Private Alternatives

Both federal and private student loans typically include a postgraduate grace period that allows you six months before entering repayment. But not all federal loan protections are available from private lenders. From reducing or pausing your payments to opportunities for repayment assistance, federal loans generally feature more safeguards. So before you prioritize a bank over […]

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How I travel around in Gothenburg

If you’ve been following our Instagram this week, you’ll have seen our posts about sustainable transport. Here are the main ways I travel around my city and how I rate each transport method on my (pretty unscientific and mostly subjective) sustainability scale! Bike  Before I moved to Gothenburg, the thought of cycling in cities was […]

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Weekly Roundup: 7 Fresh Stories You Missed This Week

With life’s busy schedule, it’s hard for most of us to dig through all the information thrown our way. Each week we scour the media universe to find the most interesting and helpful articles, so you don’t have to. Take a look at what we’re reading this week. Can debt cause mental illness? There are […]

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What You Need to Know About the Navient Lawsuit

Editor’s Note: We will update this post as new information is released regarding the ongoing Navient lawsuits. Navient is one of the nation’s largest federal student loan servicers. If you have federal student loans, there’s a good chance that Navient may be your servicer. Since 2017, Navient has been mired in a growing number of lawsuits, […]

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Student Loan Debt Success Story: How One Pharmacist is Overcoming $200k in Student Loans

Wes P. graduated with his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Colorado in 2017 and got married right after graduation. He was excited to settle down with his wife, Sarah, and begin his career. Unfortunately, along with graduation from pharmacy school came the realization that he had over $200,000 worth of student loans to pay […]

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4 Reasons For Paying Student Loans During the Grace Period

After graduation — or if your college status as a student drops below half-time — your federal student loans will enter what’s called a “grace period.” During this time, which usually lasts six months, you don’t have to make payments on your student loans. While this grace period may leave you breathing a sigh of […]

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