The Debt Lawyers Blog

Both undergrad and graduate students looking to finance their education commonly choose to take out a loan. However, if you’re considering grad school, it’s important to understand that there are several key differences between graduate and undergraduate student loans. Most notably, graduate loans are never subsidized—unlike their undergrad counterparts—and usually have higher interest rates. Additionally, […]…
Graduation is an exciting life achievement for every student. However, the celebration can be short-lived as most student loan payments start to kick in soon after you get your diploma. Whether you just graduated or have recently started repaying your student loans, having some good resources and tips in your pocket for keeping your loan […]…
Loans are how many college students can afford their education, but very few know how government agencies or universities distribute them. However, it is vital to understand the distribution process to ensure you pay tuition, room and board, or rent on time. Remember, how you receive funds depends on what kind of loan you have. […]…
In America, retirement looks way different today than it did years ago. In the past, families would work at one company for 30 years while paying off their 30-year mortgage, allowing them to easily sail into retirement debt-free. Today, this reality is a fading dream. As debt among older Americans continues to soar, it’s become […]…
As the price of higher education quickly rises, many students rely on federal or private loans to offset the cost. At the end of an undergraduate or graduate program, your student loans may be daunting. However, they could also offer an opportunity to build your credit and credit history. This might be confusing, especially if […]…
Student loan forgiveness scams have been an ongoing problem in the United States for several years now. It became such a problem that the Federal Trade Commission launched a countermeasure called Operation Game of Loans to combat scammers. While the initiative did help, student loan assistance scams continued. However, with the average amount of student […]…