How to Make Your Parent PLUS Loans Less Painful

I often tell people that my student loans really sucked. I usually qualify that statement with the fact that they were Parent PLUS Loans. In this post, we'll take a look at how to make your Parent PLUS Loan less painful. What are Parent PLUS Loans? In short, a Parent PLUS Loan is a loan in a parent's name. In other words, although the loan funds the student's education, the parent is considered the borrower. To be…

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“Should I Go to College?” The Truth Is, It Depends

In my first post, I mentioned how my primary inspiration for starting this blog was the - to be frank - pretty insane amount of debt I took on in order to earn a college degree. That can lead one to ask, "should I go to college?" The problem with college is that, for many people, the debt just isn't worth it. For me, it may have been. I graduated with a degree in Information…

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