Alex Wilson


June 27th, 2018

Should I start paying off my student loans while still in school?

You heard through the grapevine that you should pay off the interest on your student loans while you’re in school. It sounds right. You don’t want interest to capitalize, right? Well, it depends. A few things to consider: Subsidized vs. unsubsidized loans. Only unsubsidized loans accrue interest while you’re in school. How you plan on…


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Alex Wilson


June 25th, 2018

Understanding Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Will it be there when I need it? How do I get set up? What if I don’t know if I’m going to be working in the public sector for the next 10 years? If you’re considering Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF), you’ve probably asked yourself all of these questions. Here’s a quick primer on…


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Alex Wilson


June 19th, 2018

How the government can help pay off your Student Loans

Did you know that the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) offers financial support to primary care providers in underserved communities? One benefit to physicians is a payment of up to $50,000 for student loan support! If you’re thinking about joining the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) and doing Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) you’re probably…


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Alex Wilson


June 12th, 2018

Moving from Getting Paid Monthly to Bi-Weekly

Your employer just told you that they’re moving from paying you every month to every two weeks. Sounds painless, right? It can be if you get ahead of it. Budgeting now for the upcoming change in the frequency is both smart and will save you headaches later. Here’s how it will work. We’ll use Larry’s…


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Alex Wilson


June 1st, 2018

All about the grace period

What exactly does “being in the grace period” mean for your student loans? You aren’t required to make payments. The grace period was designed to give graduating students time to find (and start) work. Interest might accrue For most loans, interest will accrue during the grace period. Check the chart below to see if your…


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