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Couples that Refinance Together Save Together

Published on March 29, 2019

Student loans don't have to be a "til death do you part" relationship. PenFed has a unique solution for married couples seeking to refinance through our Spouse Loan. With the Spouse Loan, both spouses refinance their student loans together into one monthly payment, one low interest rate, and a term of your choice. Refinance student loans with spo...Continue Reading

Top 12 Student Loan Refinance Questions

Top 12 Student Loan Refinancing Questions

Published on March 22, 2019

Here are the answers to our top 12 questions on student loan refinancing. Have questions not listed here? Check our FAQs or give us a call! 1. How do I know what my interest rate will be? You can check your interest rate with our Find My Rate tool. Use this tool to see rates, your new monthly payment, and lifetime savings ... all before applyin...Continue Reading

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Stop Deliberating and Start Refinancing Student Loans

Published on March 18, 2019

With college and graduate school in the six-figure range, now is the best time to refinance your student loans. It will help you to dedicate yourself to paying the money you know you'll have to, while also allowing you to spend as little as possible. Getting a plan that's more manageable for you will help you build confidence and credit, and get yo...Continue Reading

Consolidating Student Loans With your Spouse

How to Consolidate Student Loans with a Spouse

Published on March 8, 2019

Engagement season is wrapping up, but one thing that doesn't get looped into planning your happily ever after is student loans. PenFed wants to change that conversation. Through the Spouse Loan, married couples can combine and refinance their student loans together ... one application means getting all of your loans on the same rate and term. The a...Continue Reading

Facts and Fiction about Student Loan Refinancing

Student Loan Refinancing: Fact vs. Fiction

Published on February 8, 2019

Student loan refinancing is still a fairly new industry and there are many things borrowers are learning about what they can and can't do through refinancing. Read on to learn what is fact vs. fiction when it comes to refinancing your student loans. Common Facts and Fiction about Student Loan Refinancing You can't refinance federal and private...Continue Reading

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How College Grads Can Save Money by Refinancing their Student Loans

Published on February 1, 2019

The burden of college debt is something that most graduates have to deal with. Other than a mortgage, you will likely never have a debt as large as your student loan. This causes many young adults to move back in with their parents after graduation, simply because they cannot afford to live on their own yet. Some companies are even helping ease thi...Continue Reading

Lowering Monthly Payments on Student Loans

What to Expect When You Refinance Your Student Loans?

Published on January 25, 2019

So, you've made the decision to simplify your life, lower your interest rate , and refinance your student loans through PenFed . Congratulations, you've taken the first step! But what's the process like once you submit your application ? Let's dig in. Approval ... Student Loan Refinancing: If you meet our eligibility criteria and your applicati...Continue Reading

Refinance Graduate Student Loans

What New Graduates Need to Know About Student Loan Refinancing

Published on January 18, 2019

After a flurry of parties, job applications, and saying goodbye to the college life, the road ahead for many graduates is unknown. Your first job out of college may not be the dream job you have been hoping for ... in fact, it can be the opposite. Many recent graduates will take a position they may not really want for one reason ... student loans. ...Continue Reading

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Women Carry Two-thirds of Student Debt – How Refinancing Can Help

Published on January 11, 2019

The burden of student loans isn't limited to one demographic, but like most issues, some are affected more than others. The national debt has just passed $1.4 trillion and nearly two thirds of that burden is shouldered by women, according to a new update to the American Association of University Women (AAUW) report, Deeper in Debt: Women and Studen...Continue Reading

Student loan refinancing vs. income-based repayment

Income Based Repayment vs. Student Loan Refinancing

Published on January 7, 2019

There are several options to consider when you are trying to decide the best way to repay student loans. Most repayment plans have different requirements and features, making the decision process a bit overwhelming. Today we are comparing two ways to repay your loans: Income Based Repayment (IBR) for federal loans and student loan refinancing with ...Continue Reading

Choosing which Student loans to refinance

What is Student Loan Refinancing?

Published on December 28, 2018

We get it, student loans are complicated. Here at PenFed we make refinancing your student loans a painless, stress-free process that'll make you proud of making the decision to refinance. So, what does student loan refinancing even mean? What does it mean to consolidate student loans? Student loan refinancing is the process of obtaining a new l...Continue Reading

Choices when refinancing student loans

Choosing Which Student Loans to Refinance

Published on December 14, 2018

Refinancing is a flexible solution to potentially save money on your student loans, but how do you know where to start, and which loans you should refinance? Choosing which student loans to refinance starts with knowing your goals and knowing your loans. Review your type of loan There are two types of student loans ... federal and private. Fede...Continue Reading