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How Much Parent Loan Debt Is Too Much Debt

Borrowing too much parent loan debt can affect a parent's ability to retire on time and with as little debt as possible. It is important to understand how much parent loan debt is too much, and what you can do if you borrow more than you can afford to repay.

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How to pay off parent loans more quickly

Today’s parents are borrowing record high student loans to cover their children’s college costs. In turn, many are struggling to repay the large balances, forcing them into longer repayment terms. Following a few key strategies should help them repay their student loans more quickly.

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What Assets Can Be Seized to Repay Defaulted Student Loans?

When a borrower defaults on their student loans, some assets can be seized to repay the debt, and some cannot be attached.

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How to Help Pay for College without Affecting Financial Aid

Grandparents, godparents, aunts, uncles and other friends and family may want to help a student pay for college costs, but worry that this might hurt the student’s eligibility for need-based financial aid, which would be counterproductive. Here’s how to help pay for college while avoiding or minimizing the impact on financial aid.

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