Category: Student Loan Refinance

April 17, 2019 No comments exist

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, Founder of FitBUX Earnest student loan refinance was founded in 2013.  They stand out for an underwriting approach based on a borrower’s earning potential.  In our 2019 Earnest student loan refinance review, we provide an overview of the company, pros, and cons as well as who may want to use them. …

April 10, 2019 No comments exist

FitBUX Stories is a collection of articles written by Members and Non-Members of FitBUX. The purpose is to provide positive encouragement to others who have found themselves owing a lot in student loans. Some stories also detail “Student Loan Horror Stories” so we can learn from each other.  This story highlights two very important lessons at the…

April 10, 2019 No comments exist

FitBUX Stories is a collection of articles written by Members and Non-Members of FitBUX. The purpose of the stories are to provide positive encouragement to others who have found themselves owing a lot in student loans. Some stories are “Student Loan Horror Stories” so we can learn from each other.  This is one of those horror stories. …

April 10, 2019 No comments exist

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, Founder of FitBUX We recently polled Members of FitBUX and asked them to identify their top questions about student loans.  One of the most popular questions is: Should I Refinance My Student Loans?  As I mentioned in our Student Loan Refinancing Guide, the correct decision is different for everyone. However, this…

April 9, 2019 No comments exist

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, Founder of FitBUX Understanding the pros and cons of refinancing student loans is an extremely important topic. At FitBUX, we speak to people daily who have gotten bombarded with mailers about refinancing their Federal student loans after they graduated. They didn’t know any better and decided to refinance. Now they are…

April 9, 2019 No comments exist

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, Founder of FitBUX One question we are often asked by FitBUX Members who use our free student loan refinance serivce is, “What is a finance charge on a loan?”  This article discuss what a finance charge is, how you can reduce it, and answers a few other related questions.   Table…

April 6, 2019 No comments exist

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, Founder of FitBUX As highlighted in our Student Loan Refinancing Guide, there are two primary reasons for refinancing student loans with a co-signer.  In this article we discuss the two reasons in more details and share a few other pointers.  To make the overall refinance process easier, we’ve developed a student…

April 6, 2019 No comments exist

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, Founder of FitBUX Many new grads haven’t had to repay loans just yet.  Many more have never refinanced a loan. In this article, I detail how to refinance student loans so you can become familiar with the process. In doing so, you’ll increase the likelihood of having a good experience from…

April 6, 2019 No comments exist

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, Founder of FitBUX We’ve helped FitBUX Members manage and eliminate over $700 million in student loans over the past two years.  In doing so, we’ve helped them shop various student loan refinance companies as part of our free student loan refinance service. We’ve also helped Members throughout the refinance process to ensure they are…