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Why Your Student Loan Balance Goes Up Even with Monthly Payments Find out why your student loan debt balance continues to increase when you are making the required minimum monthly payments. Learn the difference between amortization and negative amortization and how they're relevant to student loans. Understand how to avoid making payments toward a loan balance the keeps going up. Should You Use Credit Cards to Pay Off Student Loans? Photo of Thomas (TJ) Porter Thomas (TJ) Porter Should You Use Credit Cards to Pay Off Student Loans? Many people are carrying student loan debt these days, and for many, it is a...

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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? Learn all about all the detail of personal loans by LendingPoint, a lender that focuses on borrowers who have fair credit. Compare the interest rate, fees, borrowing limits, and periods to personal loans offered by other banks and lenders. Find out how you can improve your credit scores for the best chance of approval. 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? Photo of Thomas (TJ) Porter Thomas (TJ) Porter Should You Pay Back Student Loans or Build an Emergency Fund? Student loans are more common than ever. Millions of Americans carry enough student... 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? Learn about the pros and cons of using a personal loan to pay for the moving expenses after getting a new job. Find out which lenders offer the best options in terms of interest rates, fees, and borrowing amounts. Consider other ways to pay for the relocating costs before turning to personal loans. Balance Transfer Credit Card vs. Personal Loan for Debt Consolidation Photo of Thomas (TJ) Porter Thomas (TJ) Porter Balance Transfer Credit Card vs. Personal Loan for Debt Consolidation Dealing with debt can be difficult. If you have multiple loans, it’s especially tough...
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