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Will student loans stop me from buying a car?
Student debt makes it harder to get an auto loan, but it is definitely possible for student loan borrowers to buy a car. Like millions of Americans, whenever I apply for credit, any prospective lender does a double-take when they see how much student loan debt I have.
Does parents credit affect fafsa?
There are different types of financial aid available, and the majority of federal student aid is not contingent on student or parent credit history, including federal student loan debt the parents may have.
Should I pay off student loan before buying a car?
If you have a federal student loan that’s paused and has a 0% interest rate, now is the perfect time to put more money toward your car loan if you want to pay it off sooner. Unless you have a 0% interest car loan, the winning decision is to pay down your car loan first.
Do car dealerships look at student loans?
Although, if you’ve been making your student loan payments on time, it can tell an auto lender that you’re a responsible borrower with a proven ability to repay borrowed money. Good payment history on your student loans can increase your credit score, too!
Can a 16 year old get student loans?
Federal loans, like Stafford loans, may allow you to get student loans without a cosigner. The minimum age to be eligible for federal aid is 16. These are loans for education from the government that are given to the parent of a student.
Can a 17 year old apply for FAFSA?
Yes, you can apply fo student aid at 17, Your mother fills out the FAFSA for you. Best wishes for a successful post-secondary education.
Can my child get student loans if my credit is bad?
Under the eligibility requirements, the loan applicant cannot have an adverse credit history. Adverse credit history is determined by examining the borrower’s credit report for the past two years and five years. Parents may not be eligible for student loans if they have bad credit.
What if my parent does not qualify for a PLUS loan?
If you don’t qualify for a parent PLUS loan, you can appeal the decision, get an endorser or borrow privately. If you’re denied a federal parent PLUS loan, it’s likely because you don’t meet the credit requirements.