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Impact of COVID-19 on Recent Law School Graduates and Rising 3Ls

Impact of COVID-19 on Recent Law School Graduates

Current law school graduates and rising 3Ls who are entering the profession are now faced with unanticipated challenges upon entry. Along with the challenge of licensure with a delayed bar exam in most jurisdictions, there is also the changing landscape of legal employment combined with the pressures of paying student loans. Learn more about how the current climate is affecting recent graduates.

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How to Leverage Your Money during the Student Loan Payment Suspension

For many borrowers, the student loan relief offered by the CARES Act has presented an opportunity to consider using the extra money toward other financial goals. But where to start? Here are five things that you may wish to consider while you have additional income.

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The Student Loan Debt Crisis

Student loan borrowing has outpaced all consumer borrowing except home mortgages, yet students and their parents are given little guidance on how to borrow responsibly. This article will discuss common pitfalls of student loan borrowing, provide an overview of student loan programs, and share a strategy for borrowing responsibly.

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Your Financial Troubles May Affect More Than Just Your Wallet

Taking control of your finances and putting yourself on the path to financial fitness can boost your self-esteem and reverse some of these mental and physical effects. If you find yourself struggling with financial fitness, now is the time to act.

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15 Considerations for When You’re Planning Your Student Loan Repayment

There are two primary paths to debt elimination. Option one is to pursue student loan forgiveness programs. Option two is to pay off the loan in full. Many attorneys, especially recent graduates, may not know the ideal approach for many years. Because of this uncertainty, student loan planning requires an understanding of various strategies and considerations.

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Want Your Student Loans Forgiven? Meet PSLF

Did you know there is a program that forgives your student loans if you work for a qualifying public sector job? The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program allows professionals to pursue their passion for service by mitigating the wage gap present between public and private sector jobs.

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10 Tips to Help You Pay Off Your Student Loans and Save for Retirement

How do you tackle both paying off your debt and saving for retirement? By making the right choices early on in your career and by having a clear financial plan.

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