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Funding The Big Idea—Using A Personal Loan To Start Your Business

Wondering if your fledgling business could use a loan to cover some expenses and get things moving? Here are the…

Getting a Mortgage When You Still Have Student Loan Debt

The appeal of owning a home in America has shaped the demographic landscape for generations. Yet in survey after survey,…

“The 800 Club”—What It Means, And Why It Matters

Are you a member of the “800 Club?” No, it’s not about your travel rewards—it’s about your credit score. Like…

Consolidating Debt With a Personal Loan

If you’re one of the many who carry various debts or a heavy overall debt load, consolidation is one of…

Your Latté is Not “Only” $5…And Other Misperceptions

Your morning caffeine fix, that bagel on the way to the office, eating out. Let’s face it: It all adds…

Need Cash? Mortgage Cash-Out Refinance vs. Personal Loan

When most homeowners think about acquiring a large chunk of money – whether it’s to support an expanding business, tackle…

Three Top Women in Finance and Their Career Advice

Being considered “the best” at anything can be difficult. But when you’re a woman in a male-dominated industry, it can…

Avert Disaster: Refinance so Student Loan Debt Doesn’t Ruin Your Retirement

When you hear “student loan debt,” more than likely you don’t think about seniors. But in fact, seniors have student…

Reasons to Refinance a Mortgage Whether Rates Are Up or Down

Home is the place where family gathers, holidays are celebrated, and memories are made. Because of that, it takes a…

The Cool Zones: Ten of the Hippest Zip Codes in the U.S.

“Cool hunters” looking for trendy addresses can add Indiana, upstate New York, Kentucky, and Michigan to their list of places…

Medical Residents: Our Focus from the Start

When Laurel Road kicked off student loan refinancing in 2013, our mission was clear: to help qualified graduates reduce the…

Leadership Spotlight: Gary Lieberman, CEO, and Chairman of Laurel Road

Most fintech companies are not banks and most banks are not fintechs. In an interview with Lend Academy, Gary Lieberman,…

The New Employee Benefit: Paying Down Student Loan Debt

Millennials are graduating college with more student loan debt than ever before. Currently, graduates are leaving college with a degree…

The Physician’s Guide to Manage Medical Student Loans

Anyone who’s had to deal with the Financial Aid office during undergrad knows that the student debt world is a…

How Did This Star Wars Star Slash Student Debt?

What do you do when you land your dream job in an illustrious film series with a paycheck to match?…

How We’re Living in 2018: Your Housing Forecast 

Each year, there are basic things we can infer about the market to put together a housing forecast. One thing…

The “Battle” on Higher Education

Graduate students have just dodged a bullet. Up until this past month, higher education faced a major tax hike. There…

The Road to Post-holiday Budget Recovery

After the holidays, it can feel like your wallet has taken a big hit. There’s gifting, traveling and (so much)…

Student Loan Forgiveness May Include a Tax Bill

There are generally two ways to handle student debt: To pay it down is the go-to option for most borrowers,…

Student Loans: Refinancing or Consolidating

At some point you may want to change how you pay off your student loans, and two terms may pop…

Does TV Cause More Stress Than Student Loans?

Although the season finale feels long gone and much-recapped, the explosive seventh season of Game of Thrones lingers as a…

Things to Know About Refinancing Student Loans

So, you’re thinking about refinancing your student loans. You’ve heard all about the innovations in the student loan industry and…

Millennials Fight Back Against High Student Debt

It’s no secret that recent graduates are faced with high student debt resulting in stress and financial hardship for many…

A Guide to Managing Your Student Loan Debt

Did you know that the average Class of 2018 graduate has $35,359 in student loan debt, a record high? That’s…

Student Loan Payments at Age 40? Study Says it’s Not as Rare as You May Think

You’ve worked hard to earn an undergraduate (and maybe even graduate) degree. As soon as you graduate, it should be…

4 Student Loan Refinance Misconceptions

4 Student Loan Refinance Misconceptions 4 common student loan misconceptions now dispelled to help guide your path forward and save…

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