I finally did the math to figure out how much money I lost by not being able to refinance my student loans.
Wealthy lawyers don’t have student loans.
What’s your plan to pay off yours?
Let’s face it. You hate your student loans. If you want to get rid of them, you need to own the debt and develop a plan for eliminating them from your life. It’s going to take you a long time but it’s not going to be as hard as you think.Read More
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Mark spent eight years in Biglaw before joining Morgan Stanley for financial planning and asset management advisory services.
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Every year, around this time, I start to get more inquiries from recent grads that are looking for the best place to refinance student loans. These are the overachievers (or the ones most worried about their student loan balance) since many law students are busy studying for the bar during the summer.
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Today I tackle the question of big city living and looming student loan debt. It doesn’t have to be the death sentence that it feels like.
With many people waiting to hear if they qualify for PSLF and others looking to see if they are forgiven, FedLoan has been surprisingly slow getting back to people.
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