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Should You Pay Off Student Loans With a HELOC? Find out whether you should use a home equity line of credit (HELOC) to help pay off your student loan debt. Learn about the benefits and disadvantages of borrowing from your home to pay down student loan balances. Compare other alternatives that won't use your house as collateral. Why Your Student Loan Balance Goes Up Even with Monthly Payments Photo of Paul Sisolak Paul Sisolak Why Your Student Loan Balance Goes Up Even with Monthly Payments In a perfect world, you’d make at least the monthly minimum payment on your student...

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Should You Use Credit Cards to Pay Off Student Loans? Find out whether it is a good idea to use a credit card to pay off your student loan. Learn how it works and the benefits and dangers of using balance transfers to save on student loan interest payments. Compare the credit cards with the best intro APR and periods on balance transfers to help you pay off college debt. Payoff Personal Loans 2018 Review - Should You Apply? Learn about the specific details of a personal loan from Payoff, a lender that focuses on borrowers who want to consolidate credit card debt. Compare the interest rates, fees, borrowing limits, and borrowing periods of personal loans offers by other lenders. Find out way to improve your credit for easier approval. LendingPoint Personal Loans 2018 Review - Should You Apply? Photo of Thomas (TJ) Porter Thomas (TJ) Porter LendingPoint Personal Loans 2018 Review - Should You Apply? Personal loans are a useful and highly flexible tool that can help you meet... Employer Paying for Your Student Loans vs. Contributing to 401(k): Pros & Cons Photo of Paul Sisolak Paul Sisolak Employer Paying for Your Student Loans vs. Contributing to 401(k): Pros & Cons More employers have begun to offer student loan repayment their employees as part of... Should You Pay Back Student Loans or Build an Emergency Fund? Find out whether you should put extra income toward paying back your student loans or building the all-important emergency fund. Learn the benefits of keeping student loan debt and how much you need to establish an emergency fund. Compare your options to decide which path is best for your finances. Should You Take Out a Personal Loan for Family or Loved Ones? Find out whether you should take out a personal loan on behalf of a family member, friend, or loved one. Learn about the pitfalls of this act of generosity and how it could affect your relationship and personal finances. Compare other personal loan options worth considering. Should You Use a Personal Loan for Moving Expenses for a New Job? Photo of Thomas (TJ) Porter Thomas (TJ) Porter Should You Use a Personal Loan for Moving Expenses for a New Job? Taking a new job often means moving. Whether you move across town to shorten your new...
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