Paying Back Student Loans
Taught by Stephanie Genkin, CFP®, CDFA®
Stephanie Genkin is an independent fee-only CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® and Certified Life Coach. Previously, she was a senior television news producer at CNN covering business, economics and personal finance. Her career explaining complicated money issues began when she landed a gig at CNNfn and she's been hooked ever since. Stephanie earned a Certificate in Financial Planning from NYU and is an adjunct instructor at NYU's School of Professional Studies, Department of Finance & Law. She is a member of the Financial Therapy Association and is frequently quoted in the media (Yahoo Finance, USA Today, Forbes, Glamour, MSN Money, AARP and others) on personal finance issues.
More than 40 million Americans have racked up student loan debt from federal and private lenders. At roughly $1.3 trillion, student loans now represent the fastest-growing category of all consumer debt. While dealing with college debt can be overwhelming, it's important to take control of it in order to protect your financial future.
This class will look at:
- various types of repayment plans
- benefits of auto-deductions
- when to consolidate loans
- deferment vs. forbearance
- whether it makes sense to accelerate loan payments
and much more.