Author: Drew Cloud

Medical Residents and Fellows Should Think About Splash Financial

Becoming a medical professional takes a great deal of time, effort, and money. The average student loan debt burden for medical students is usually pretty staggering. While that amount may seem fitting for several years of schooling to become an expert in the medical field, it can be a seemingly insurmountable challenge for medical students who are still in training.During a residency or fellowship program, income is not yet at a level that makes it possible to easily manage hundreds to thousands of dollars in student loan payments each month. This means medical students in residency or fellowship often...

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New Mexico Student Loans Review

The majority of students attending college need the assistance of long-term financing through federal or private student loans or a combination of the two. Student loans allow borrowers to take out a lump sum of money to pay for the cost of earning a degree, instead of using money out of savings, college funding accounts, or other sources of lending.In 1981, the state legislature of New Mexico established the New Mexico Educational Assistance Foundation, or NMEAF, to increase access to financial assistance for residents of the state as well as non-residents attending college in the state. The NMEAF operates...

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Poll: Student Debtors Want Student Loan Payments This Holiday Season, Not Gifts

Whether it be Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or another holiday, December is the month of giving and receiving. For borrowers currently in repayment on their educational debt, they will have no choice but to give during the holiday season. Across the United States, millions of student debtors will send their December student loan payments to either a federal student loan servicer or private student loan company. After they have done all of their giving, what will student loan borrowers desire most as a present? A VR headset, the iPhone X, tickets to Super Bowl LII? A single student loan payment?The Student Loan Report...

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Top 250 Public Schools for Freshman Financial Aid | 2017

One of the most stressful and consequential decisions a looming college freshman can make is in regards to which specific higher education institution they will attend.Do you want a big school or a small school? A school with great athletics or a school with quaint scenery? One that has a loosely regulated curriculum with plenty of unique courses or a highly specific school that urges students to concentrate on one subject area?If you answered the former to each of those questions, than you most likely wish to attend a public institution. Public universities are known for their expansive campuses...

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Top 250 Private Colleges for Freshman Financial Aid | 2017

For incoming college freshman, the summer leading up to your first year of college is a time filled with excitement and anticipation.In a few short weeks, you will be going off to college, settling in on campus, and starting a new chapter of your life! The time we spend at college is a time to expand upon our interests and passions, meet totally new friends, and discover things about ourselves and the world that we never knew before. Sounds great, doesn't it? But, the privilege that comes with being a college student comes at a price, a very hefty price....

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