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Whether you're taking out student loans for the first time or have taken them out before, odds are that you've heard a lot of fact and fiction about the process. Here are five of the most common misconceptions around graduate student loans.
July 12, 2019
You have big plans for your future, and we want to help you make the most of it. High credit scores can translate into better rates on your student loans, auto loans, mortgages and credit cards. Read on to learn about some key concepts and get tips to improve your score.
June 11, 2019
Living with student loan debt can feel overwhelming, but no debt is insurmountable if you know how to tackle it. If you have the right strategy and a positive attitude, you can find your way to a better financial future.
January 10, 2019
Your 529 plan is an investment account that gives you tax-free earnings growth and tax-free withdrawals when used to pay for qualified expenses related to education. This can include tuition, fees, books, supplies, equipment, computers, and room and board in some instances.
November 15, 2018
Now that you're a full-fledged young adult, it's time to talk about money. And the sooner you start, the better off your finances will be. With spring semester right around the corner, here's our ultimate college money checklist.
March 7, 2019
One merit badge for adulting is financial responsibility. And if we learned anything growing up, to earn your badge the best bet is to “always be prepared.”
October 22, 2018
If you can’t afford brand-new cars, luxury vacations, or the latest iPhone, that doesn’t mean you’re not a great parent. Instead, focus on achievable ways you can help your child mature into a responsible adult.
October 19, 2018
CommonBond member Autumn shares her student debt payoff story.
February 14, 2017
Talking about money openly is just one part of the equation: Here are some tips for how to effectively deal with money if you're newlyweds.
March 1, 2017
A look at tips from Roxana McKinney, a financial advisor with Strategies for Wealth, on how to uncover opportunities to save more for retirement—from CommonBond's "The Millennial's Guide to Retirement" event.
November 29, 2017
Five steps you can take now to close that retirement savings gap while paying off your student loans.
February 2, 2016
Here's how to start building a budget that will help you pay off your student loans.
May 31, 2018
Here are six money-saving tips from the experts.
June 8, 2018