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    The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens every year on Oct. 1. While this year is no different, the form you’ll see on Oct. 1, 2022 will look slightly different than earlier versions. Thanks to the FAFSA Simplification Act, some questions have been eliminated, and the myStudentAid mobile app has been retired. While […]

      President Joe Biden recently made a historic announcement about student loan forgiveness: Federal student loan borrowers who meet income requirements are eligible for up to $20,000 in loan cancellation. However, many were left with questions about the finer details of the program. Use our student loan forgiveness calculator below to see if you qualify for […] compiled the required skills and abilities needed to become an elementary school teacher according to the O*NET Resource Center, as assessed via a survey of job incumbents, occupational experts, and occupational analysts that asked about the importance of various skills related to …

        The average interest rate on refinanced student loans fell last week. For many borrowers, rates remain low enough to make refinancing a good option. According to, from September 12 to September 17, the average fixed interest rate on a 10-year refinance loan was 5.50%. It was 3.85% on a five-year variable-rate loan. That’s for […]


        Certification in a specific skill or subject can help you advance in your job, strengthen your resume or pivot careers. Whatever the case may be, certificate programs can give your professional life—and your earning potential—a boost. However, they can be expensive. Luckily, you don’t have to cover the cost upfront. If you need a student […]

        With the Biden administration’s announcement to cancel up to $20,000 in federal student loan debt for low- to middle-income borrowers, many consumers see a chance to gain some financial ground. Unfortunately, scammers have recognized the same opportunity. Student loan forgiveness scams have already seen an uptick since the announcement was made. Here are the signs […]

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