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Edvisors is frequently quoted in news media coverage of scholarships, student loans and financial aid for college. Edvisors is cited by reporters and journalists more often than any other college planning web site. Read these articles that mention Edvisors.

Alicia Adamcyzk | CNBC

Posted on: 03/13/2020

"If you’re still working and your finances have yet to be impacted by recent events, it’s best to keep making payments on time, says Elaine Rubin, senior contributor and communications specialist at Edvisors."

Turbo | Intuit TurboTax

Posted on: 01/01/2020

"Taxable income is the base number used to calculate how much an individual or company owes the government in taxes for a given tax year. Since tax season is upon us, you may be wondering what you owe or will earn this year in taxes."

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News media organizations count on Edvisors as a valuable source for financial aid information and expertise. Review these news articles to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the higher education industry.

Cheryl Winokur Munk | Wall Street Journal MarketWatch

Posted on: 06/04/2020

"The good news is there are many free or low-cost resources available for borrowers who need help understanding their debt, or who want advice on getting out of debt and viable options for their specific circumstances."

Bobbi Dempsey | Fox Business

Posted on: 03/19/2020

"“There are many reasons why college costs keep driving up, one of them being demand,” said Elaine Rubin, spokeswoman for Edvisors, a financial aid advisory firm. The popular notion that a college degree is necessary to succeed creates demand for limited spaces, she noted."

Annie Nova | CNBC

Posted on: 03/14/2020

"Still, Elaine Griffin Rubin, senior contributor and communications specialist at Edvisors, said many colleges’ refunds dwindle as students get deeper into the semester."

Cheryl Winokur Munk | The Wall Street Journal

Posted on: 03/08/2020

"Borrowers who are having trouble making federal student-loan payments shouldn’t panic. There may be options for relief."

Bobbi Dempsey | Yahoo News

Posted on: 02/05/2020

"The prospect of adding something else to your schedule—and your budget—can be scary. Yet the potential rewards could make the sacrifices worth it. Here are some tips, based on my own experience."

Annie Nova | CNBC

Posted on: 01/31/2020

"Although many Americans have student loans, mortgage companies will still evaluate these outstanding debts while making their decision to approve or deny these borrowers,” said Elaine Griffin Rubin, senior contributor and communications specialist at Edvisors."

Annie Nova | CNBC

Posted on: 01/24/2020

"With more and more student loan borrowers falling behind, it’s clear many people need a way to make their monthly bills more manageable. Enter income-driven repayment plans, which some 8 million borrowers are enrolled in."

Mike Bergin and Amy Seeley | Test and the Rest

Posted on: 01/14/2020

"While getting into college seems like a Herculean task requiring the collaboration and contributions of a team of experts, paying for college can–believe it or not–be even tougher. Amy and Mike invited financial aid expert Elaine Rubin to break down the basics of what you need to know about student loans."

Megan Leonhardt | CNBC

Posted on: 12/18/2019

"Almost three out of four student borrowers say they have no idea what effect their death would have on their loans, according to a recent survey of roughly 400 borrowers by Haven Life, a life insurance agency backed and owned by MassMutual."

Anayat Durrani | US News and World Report

Posted on: 11/19/2019

"Hidden costs in the U.S. can start adding up the moment international students step off the plane. These are extra costs students may not have considered or budgeted for beyond tuition, textbooks, and room and board. Experts say it is important for prospective international students to plan ahead to keep on top of all anticipated expenses and spending."