Valuable insights from Lynn O’Shaughnessy
a nationally recognized college expert.
Private college loans
May 1, 2012
Agonizing Before the Buzzer Rings
The time for agonizing is over. It’s college decision day which means the parents of high school seniors have little time left before they must put down their college deposits. As the deadline loomed, I heard from families, who were stressed about their decisions and, in some cases, how they were going to pay the tab. I thought I’d share...
April 27, 2012
Picking a Private College Loan: 8 Things You Need to Know
If you possess excellent credit and intend to pay down a college loan fairly aggressively, taking out a private college loan can make sense. People with sterling credit can get better interest rates going this route than with the federal Parent PLUS Loan. Here are eight things to know about private college loans: 1. Check out credit unions. Credit unions...