Happy Teacher Appreciation Week

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week Jessica Martinsen   During Teacher Appreciation Week (May 4-8, 2020), we want to recognize our nation’s educators—the teachers who consistently go above and beyond for their students. With the abrupt end to the physical 2020 school year, we thank those who have ...

Happy Nurse Appreciation Week

Happy Nurse Appreciation Week Jessica Martinsen The week of May 6-12, 2020 is Nurse Appreciation Week. This week is dedicated to celebrating and honoring the nurse professionals who consistently go above and beyond for their patients. Especially now during the coronavirus pandemic, nurses are puttin...

Consolidate Your Student Loans

Consolidate Your Student Loans Jessica Martinsen If you have multiple federal education student loans, Federal Family Education Loans (FFEL) and/or Perkins Loans (you must hold at least one Direct Federal Loan other than the Perkins Loans to consolidate), you may be able to consolidate your loans in...

PSLF vs. TLFP

PSLF vs. TLFP Jessica Martinsen Two of the most popular loan forgiveness programs for teachers are the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program and the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program (TLFP). Teachers should definitely take advantage of at least one of these programs (or both), but the key is...