Author: Drew Cloud

Colleges With the Lowest Student Loan Debt for Parents

When it comes to their kids, parents will do just about anything that is asked of them. Because ultimately, no matter how trying the task may be, seeing their child happy is well worth all of the effort.This type of unselfishness on the part of parents applies to any aspect of life. In youth, parents were always there to tend to every need when their kid was sick. As one got older, parents were still there to help study or hone their child's sporting skills, or even pick them up when they stayed out just a little too late. And of course,...

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Eagle Home Mortgage Introduces Mortgage Program With Student Loan Repayment Benefit

Pictured above are Lennar-constructed homes. Lennar and Eagle Home Mortgage are now offering a student loan repayment benefit. Eagle Home Mortgage, a full-service mortgage lender, recently debuted a new mortgage program that will assist qualified customers in paying off their student loan debt.The new initiative was announced through a press release issued on September 26th, 2017.Consumers that take out a home mortgage through the Eagle Home Mortgage Student Loan Debt Program will now have the ability to direct up to three percent of the home purchase price towards their student loan debt. The borrowers will have the capability to direct...

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Sallie Mae and the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Team Up to Offer College Planning Tools

Members of NAIFA attend a conference in Texas. NAIFA and Sallie Mae have joined forces to offer free college planning tools.Sallie Mae, one of the nation’s largest student loan companies, and the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA), one of the country’s largest professional organizations, have joined forces to offer a variety of college planning tools to members and clients.The new partnership was recently announced via a press release issued on Sallie Mae’s website.As agreed upon, the partnership between Sallie Mae and NAIFA will supply NAIFA’s network of 40,000 insurance and financial advisors with a plethora of...

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New Student Loan Scam Operating in Kansas

A new student loan scam in Brown County, Kansas is targeting student borrowers through phone calls that claim to be from the U.S. government.According to WIBW News, there is a new student loan scam running in Kansas, and law enforcement is taking the necessary steps to mitigate potential damages.The student loan scam is taking place in Brown County, Kansas; the Brown County Sheriff’s Office issued a warning regarding the scam operation.According to Sheriff John. D. Merchant, the scam is targeting specifically student loan borrowers. Merchant told WIBW News that multiple residents have gotten phone calls from individuals that claim...

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New Poll of Wisconsin Voters Picks Up On Student Loan Trends

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has been criticized for his handling of the student loan debt problem in his state.Yesterday, a poll of Wisconsin voters that was commissioned by the One Wisconsin Institute found that nearly two-thirds of poll participants would favor a student loan refinancing program similar to the process for refinancing mortgages.The poll asked 613 Wisconsin voters if they would support a state-based program that would allow Wisconsin’s one million student debtors to refinance their student loan debt, similar to how it is done for consumers with home mortgage loans. 64 percent of the respondents said they would...

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