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Student Loan Forgiveness For Firefighters

By George Morris | March 24, 2016

How To Qualify for Firefighter Student Loan Forgiveness Qualification is based on the following criteria: Must be employed full-time as a fire fighter Must work for local, state or federal…

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Student Loan Forgiveness for Police Officers & Law Enforcement

By George Morris | March 24, 2016

How to Qualify for Police Officer Student Loan Forgiveness Members of law enforcement are among the many jobs eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF), which forgives the…

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How My Friend Reduced her Student Loan Payments to Zero

By George Morris | November 23, 2015

I’m never going to be a good shopping buddy. I’ll never tell you to buy that new pair of jeans because you work so hard and deserve to spoil yourself.…

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Has the price of college tuition increased?

By George Morris | November 10, 2015

Dear Liz: Thank you for your response to the reader who complained that college students who received student loans were getting a handout. You did a great job of highlighting…

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Can a student loan be discharged by permanent disability?

By George Morris | November 9, 2015

Dear Liz: We have a family member who recently was approved by Social Security for a complete disability claim. This person will never work again but has an outstanding student…

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New Law Gives 529 Plans Permanent Tax-Exempt Status

By George Morris | November 3, 2015

Before members of Congress left for their summer break, they gave parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and anyone trying to save for a child’s college education a welcome break. Included in…

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Understanding 529 Plan Options

By George Morris | November 3, 2015

NASD announced recently that it has ordered Minneapolis-based Ameriprise Financial, formerly American Express Financial Advisors, to pay a fine of $500,000 for failing to adequately supervise the firm’s sales of…

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Student Loan Debt Relief

By George Morris | November 3, 2015

The years of stressing over exams and research papers might be over for college graduates, but there’s still some anxiety to deal with: 65% left school with student loan debt.…

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Student Loan Repayment Checklist

By George Morris | July 29, 2015

It may be a few years away, but getting organized now will help you when it comes time to start repaying your student loans. Make sure your loan companies have…

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Student Loan Or Credit Card Debt?

By George Morris | July 29, 2015

If you’re struggling to keep up with credit card debt, you’re not alone. If you have the dual Mt. Everest of student loan and credit card debt to climb, the…