Pay your college tuition with crowdfunding

Until this morning, I had not heard of “Crowdfunding”. It’s not even a real word, but a combination of two real words. So what is “Crowdfunding”? Well, you can pay your college tuition with “Crowdfunding” . Essentially, you go to one of these sites Pave, GoFundMe, Upstart, ZeroBound, Indiegogo, and Kiva, then you appeal directly to many […]

Refinancing College Loans

For many college graduates, college loans are a terrible burden. Refinancing college loans into loans with affordable rates is next to impossible. However, SoFi founder and CEO Mike Cagney has created a wonderful solution to this problem. SoFi is a social lending platform that brings together student loan borrowers, alumni and institutional investors. What makes it unique […]

Duke Grad Student Secretly Lived In a Van to Escape Loan Debt

By Mandi Woodruff | Business Insider – Mon, Jun 10, 2013 3:40 PM EDT By the time Ken Ilgunas was wrapping up his last year of undergraduate studies at the University of Buffalo in 2005, he had no idea what kind of debt hole he’d dug himself into. He had majored in the least marketable fields of […]