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Married Filing Separately with Student Loans

Young Couple Getting answers to their student loan repayment and tax filing questions More married and engaged couples are facing a growing problem, student loan repayment.  Money issues are the second most common reason for divorce.  What most people do not realize is the married couples with federal student loans have over 126 [...]

Married Filing Separately with Student Loans2018-11-27T19:50:04+00:00

PayForED Scholarship Search Announcement

PayForED Scholarship Search Announcement Pay For ED Scholarship Search As part of the PayForED mission, our company is continually trying to improve the customer experience and knowledge.  With this in mind, Pay For ED is excited to announce that there is a new enhancement to our website.  We will now have a Scholarship [...]

PayForED Scholarship Search Announcement2018-12-03T14:48:05+00:00

Student loan repayment: When to start

Congratulations to all recent college graduates! College may be over but if you are part of the $1.5 trillion borrowers with student debt, your education is not over yet. Understanding the best repayment method can be confusing and stressful. Pay for ED is here to help! We believe that understanding the details of repayment can [...]

Student loan repayment: When to start2018-11-25T20:46:34+00:00

10 Tips for Paying for College and Avoiding Excessive Debt

10 Tips for Paying for College and Avoiding Excessive Debt Every year there are over 21 million people making college student loan decisions that will affect their financial future for years. These borrowers are often overlooked but will be a significant part of the student debt crisis as it grows. Here is a list of [...]

10 Tips for Paying for College and Avoiding Excessive Debt2018-11-26T16:32:33+00:00

Pay For ED Launches Student Loan Repayment Solution

We are excited to announce the availability of our Student Loan Repayment Software.  It is the first student loan repayment tool that helps recent graduates, married couples and engaged couples navigate their various student loan repayment and forgiveness options.  Most people do not realize that there are over a 126 combinations of options for a [...]

Pay For ED Launches Student Loan Repayment Solution2018-10-24T16:36:29+00:00

Recertifying Your Student Loan Repayment – An Annual Requirement

For many student loan borrowers, the next few months are the peak time to recertify your student repayment.  This affects any person who is using an Income-Driven Repayment Method (IDR).  Before we discuss recertifying your student loan repayment, let’s review what IDR is.  As more students and families need to borrow money for college, the [...]

Recertifying Your Student Loan Repayment – An Annual Requirement2018-10-24T15:29:37+00:00

Importance of your Student Loan Structure

Students and parents spend hour researching colleges, looking for scholarships and trying to find the silver bullets to lower the “WHAT” they will pay for college.  As more families need to borrow money to attend college, more time needs to be spent on the “HOW” you are going to pay these expenses.  The importance of [...]

Importance of your Student Loan Structure2018-10-24T15:25:03+00:00

Pay For ED and Michael Kitces

Pay For ED is excited to announce that our Student Loan Planning software was listed in the October 8th article ofThe Nerd’s Eye View at Kitces.  The article was titled, “Student Loan Planning Software Solutions: Comparing the 8 Leading Tools for Financial Advisors” and was written by Ryan Frailich, founder of Deliberate Finances. Since interviewing [...]

Pay For ED and Michael Kitces2018-10-24T15:19:04+00:00

FAFSA App

The Department of Education has tried to simplify and improve the customer experience for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA. Each year, the FAFSA needs to be submitted, for a student to receive federal financial aid. The FAFSA for the school year 2019-2020 will be available on October 1st and this year [...]

FAFSA App2018-10-24T16:33:20+00:00

Completing the FAFSA

The fall is here which means it is also FAFSA time. Unlike Halloween, this should not be a scary time if you are organized and have a little patience. It is an important step in the college funding process, and we believe that every student should complete the FAFSA for a variety of reasons. Completing [...]

Completing the FAFSA2018-10-03T17:54:53+00:00