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Your Study Guide to Paying off Student Loans

Student loans payments can rival those of a mortgage, and most graduates aren’t bringing in six figures a year at their first job either. However, there is no need to change your name and hope the authorities don’t catch up with you. It is completely possible to repay your student loans and avoid default, even if you are facing economic hardship.

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Family Matters
Saving For Education

Most parents have already heard the bad news: a good education, especially college, has never been more expensive. Greater government financial support for higher education is a perennial hope, but not guaranteed. Even public K-12 can be a financial challenge – with a variety of additional expenses not always covered by the school, like materials for special projects, musical instruments, sports equipment and extra-curricular travel expenses to name a few.

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