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How Can J-1, H-1B, E-2, O-1, or TN Refinance Their Student Loans?

If you just graduated from a US college or graduate school as an international student, you may be starting to explore making payments on your student loans. In some cases, you may find that your payments are quite high or you may wonder if you can switch to a lower interest rate. International students are eligible to refinance their student loans under certain circumstances.

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Should I Use A 529 Plan For Primary School Tuition?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 made some changes to the types of qualified expenses that you can deploy 529 funds against: they now allow you to use $10,000 per year for primary or secondary school tuition. The average annual cost of private primary education is estimated to be $9,631, so it’s logical to be curious about whether you can use 529 funds for private K-12 or elementary, middle, or high schools. But is it wise to do that?

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