Getting Money for School as an Independent Student

Trying to get student financial aid as an independent student can be easy or hard–but never inbetween. Learn the benefits, and the pitfalls, of being considered independent for student aid purposes and if it’s the right approach for you.

Five Methods to Reduce or Eliminate Student Loan Debt

Student loan repayment seems inevitable. You cannot discharge student loan debt even in a bankruptcy. However, there are five tried-and-true methods for discharging or neutralizing student loan debt, and savvy consumers can apply these methods to reduce student loan debt.