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January 28, 2014


It seems as though everyone—homeownerscorporations, and even state and local governments—is taking advantage of the current historically low interest rates by refinancing their debt.

It’s a win for individuals and for the nation as a whole, easing the burden of loan repayment and freeing up income for purchases that stimulate the economy. But one group is getting left behind in the refinancing trend: students who take out loans to pay for their higher education. And with over $1.2 trillion dollars in current student debt, something needs to change.

What is Refinancing?


Refinancing allows a borrower to replace their existing debt with a new loan that has better terms. Use our calculator below to see how much money you could save by refinancing your student loans!



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