Millennial Money logo

College Guide to Buying Computers

By Max Fay | May 12, 2021

Complete reliance on a laptop is one of the most common shared experiences among college students. You stay up late in the library, pounding on your keyboard and thinking to…

Does my credit score affect my student loan eligibility?

How Does My Credit Score Affect My Ability to Get a Student Loan?

By Alanna Ritchie | May 12, 2021

The yearly cost for a college degree can total $50,000 or more, a price tag that requires most students to turn to student loans. Unfortunately, many students worry that their…

Calculating the benefits of paying off student loans or investing

Millennial Dilemma: Pay off Student Loans or Invest and Save

By Bents Dulcio | May 12, 2021

When you graduate from college with a costly, new diploma, instinct tells you to latch on to the first decent job offer an employer throws your way, and then whittle…

Man handing refund of cash

How to Get a Refund on Your Student Loan Payments During COVID-19

By Bill Fay | May 3, 2021

The rules governing repayment of federal student loans contain so many nooks and crannies that it shouldn’t come as a surprise that you may have missed one created during the…

Google search bar with phrase student loan benefit

Google Is the Latest Company to Offer Student Loan Repayment Benefits

By Bill Fay | November 3, 2020

If the biggest employee benefit you receive is when your company bothers to fill the toilet paper rolls in the employee bathroom, you might not want to read this: Google…

Woman deciding whether or not to pay down student loans during COVID-19

Paying Down Student Loans Before the COVID Suspension Is Lifted

By Bill Fay | October 28, 2020

If you are paying on a federal student loan, you probably already know that the government CARES Act has provided benefits that suspends payment and interest requirements through May 1,…

Campaign buttons for Trump and Biden

Trump vs. Biden: How Their Plans for Student Loan Debt Compare

By Bill Fay | October 16, 2020

Americans with student loan debt have a $1.6 trillion question on their minds: What would President Trump or a President Biden do about all that money these 45 million borrowers…

Money bag with student graduation cap

How Can I Refinance My Student Loans?

By Bents Dulcio | April 6, 2020

The constant drop in interest rates has allowed student loans to join mortgage and automobile loans in the marketplace for refinancing. The Fed’s moves threw open the door for student…

There are two paths of relief for those having trouble making payments on their federal student loans: Deferment and forbearance

Forbearance and Deferment

By Bill Fay | March 26, 2020

There always has been two paths of relief for those having trouble making payments on their federal student loans: Deferment and forbearance. Then, the coronavirus came slashing through the U.S. economy and…

There are many different types of loans to help you fund your education.

Types of Student Loans

By Bill Fay | October 1, 2019

Though there are two major sources of student loans — federal and private – the federal side dominates the action, both in amount of money available and loan repayment programs.…