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Student Loan Consolidation

YOUNG MONEY articles, books, tips on student loan consolidation and repaying student loans – for college students and graduates.

Ask Young Money: Consolidating Private Loans

Should I consolidate my private school loans?

Student Loan Consolidation: The Inside Scoop

Find out whether consolidating your student loan may be the best option for you.

Even a Small Rate Change Won’t Ward Off Those Consolidation Offers

Student loan interest rates are set to rise again but a new hotline can help college graduates review their loan consolidation options.

Should I consolidate my student loans?

A college graduate is paying varying interest rates on multiple student loans.

How can I pay off my student loan without building more debt?

A financial aid expert helps a graduate concerned about his student loan debt.

Having Two Lenders Gives Students More Choice

For many college students nearing graduation or having recently graduated, it may seem like there are too many options for consolidating school loans. However, consolidation options are being eliminated for many students.

Spotting a Student Loan Consolidation “Gotcha” will save your money, and your butt

Student loan consolidators frequently use promises of reduced interest rates or include fine print that allows the lender the right to change or take away the benefit.

Giving you something you already have

All student loan consolidation companies are required calculate your starting interest rate in exactly the same way. The difference is in what discounts they offer beyond those supposed "special benefits".

Student Loan Debt Got You Down? Loan consolidation can help.

A financial aid expert discusses options for repaying student loans and managing student loan debt.

Graduating Soon? Time To Get Out Your Checkbook!

College graduates should explore the pros and cons of various student loan repayment options.