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    Should you use tax refund money to repay student loans?

    Posted on 17 March 2014 by Reyna Gobel M.B.A.

    Should you use tax refund money to repay student loans? The answer depends on what other kinds of debt you have as well as if your student loans are private or federal. Federal student loans have more options to postpone or reduce payments if you get into financial trouble than nearly any other type of loan. Thus, you want to pay off credit cards, mortgages, car loans, and private student loans first.

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    Finding your Federal Student Loans

    Posted on 15 January 2014 by Reyna Gobel M.B.A.

      Whether you're graduating in May or graduated 10 years ago, you need to find all your federal student loans. Why? I defaulted on a student loan simply because I didn't know it existed. I had 16 loans from undergraduate school alone! I forgot to consolidate one and I accidentally ended up in default. This is why the whole first chapter of CliffsNotes Graduation Debt is dedicated to using the National Student Loan Data System to find all your federal student loans.

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