• Better Together? The Potential Benefits of Refinancing and Consolidating PT Student Loans Image

    articleMar 23, 2017 | 5 min. read

    Better Together? The Potential Benefits of Refinancing and Consolidating PT Student Loans

    Coming up with a plan for paying off your student loans can be stressful, but short of the highly unlikely prospect of having your physical therapy student loans forgiven—hey, you can dream, right?—you’re going to be writing loan repayment checks for a while. But, there are some things you can do to minimize the cost of those loans—things like loan consolidation and refinancing. Many PT students and recent grads are confused on the topics of refinancing and …

  • The sDPT’s Guide to Refinancing Student Loans While in School Image

    articleJan 19, 2017 | 6 min. read

    The sDPT’s Guide to Refinancing Student Loans While in School

    At FitBUX , when we give student loan presentations or discuss repayment strategies with current and future physical therapists, we often get questions about refinancing student loans while in school. The traditional way of refinancing—that is, replacing your federal loan with a private loan—usually doesn’t make sense if you’re still in school because for students, federal loan rates are lower than private loan rates. That said, the question we typically get is, “Does it make since to …

  • 4 Things to Know About Refinancing Your PT School Student Loans Image

    articleNov 25, 2016 | 6 min. read

    4 Things to Know About Refinancing Your PT School Student Loans

    At FitBUX , we provide advice to many student PTs (SPTs) and new physical therapists (i.e., recent-grad DPTs) who are confused about refinancing their student loans. That confusion usually stems from advertising and advice from unqualified acquaintances (my dentist still tells me what investments I should make even though he’s the worst investor I’ve ever met). But, this article is not your typical “how to refinance” post.  Instead, I’ll cover four topics that, though not often discussed, …

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