Student Loan Delinquency & Default | Student Loans | Sallie Mae®

Student Loan Delinquency & Default | Student Loans | Sallie Mae®

Life can bring situations that impact your ability to pay and manage your private student loan. Here’s what you can do with your facing challenges: First some definitions: Delinquency is when you fail to make a payment on time. Missing… Continue Reading

Repayment: What to Expect

Repayment: What to Expect

If you’ve taken out a federal student loan, there will come a time when you have to repay what you’ve borrowed. That time comes after you graduate, leave school, or drop below half-time enrollment. But don’t worry, in most cases,… Continue Reading

What Happens If You Don’t Pay Off Your Student Loans?

What Happens If You Don’t Pay Off Your Student Loans?

71% of people who graduated from college in 2012 have student loan debt. Full disclosure, I have quite a lot. Like, so much. The average graduate borrowed around $29,000. The total number of student loans owed in the US today… Continue Reading

Duke Fuqua Insights: The Myth of the Subprime Mortgage Crisis

Duke Fuqua Insights: The Myth of the Subprime Mortgage Crisis

– [Narrator] It’s been 10 years since the Great Recession, which is commonly blamed on banks extending too many loans to low income borrowers with high risk of default, now known as the subprime mortgage crisis. But Manuel Adelino, a… Continue Reading

Game of Loans

Game of Loans

I’m guessing you’ve heard of the acclaimed TV show “Game of Thrones.” Seven kingdoms vying for power, plots within plots, watch your back or lose your head. It’s great. But you’ve probably never heard of a real life drama that… Continue Reading

Federal Student Loans: What Happens If You Don’t Pay? [POLICYbrief]

Federal Student Loans: What Happens If You Don’t Pay? [POLICYbrief]

Student loan law right now is kind of a mess, to be perfectly honest. There is a lot of student loan debt out there. Total student loan debt right now is around $1.5 trillion. 44 million borrowers have student loans,… Continue Reading