How to Get or Refinance New Hampshire Student Loans

New Hampshire has it all, from the beautiful beaches of Lake Winnipesaukee to world-class ski resorts at Mount Washington Valley. But New Hampshire also has student loans — lots of them. In fact, as of 2016, the state tied for the highest percentage of four-year college graduates with student debt in the country. Fortunately, students have a lot of options to secure financing for the Granite State’s colleges and universities, and so do graduates looking to refinance their New Hampshire student loans. This guide will help you understand the different…

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94 year old grandmother from New Hampshire gets diploma from SNHU

Amy Craton is a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and, now, a top graduate of a university at 94 years old. After taking online classes for two and a half years, the Hawaiian native received her bachelor’s degree in creative writing and English in a surprise awarding by officials from Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU). She dropped out of college in 1962 to raise her four children, shortly after her husband divorced her. Decades after, Craton never thought she could still claim her much-awaited diploma. In 2013, she enrolled in online classes in…

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Student Loan Marketplace Credible Partners with New Hampshire Higher Education Loan Corporation

Student loan marketplace Credible.comannounced that the New Hampshire Higher Education Loan Corporation (NHHELCO) will offer student loan refinancing through the site, expanding the range of options available to borrowers. An estimated 8 million Americans may qualify to refinance their student loans at lower rates, according to the platform. Credible.com lets borrowers see personalized rates for which they’ll qualify with NHHELCO and other partner lenders in real time, without affecting their credit score or sharing their personal information with lenders until they see an offer they like.  “With the addition of NHHELCO, there are…

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Man who killed New Hampshire officer in 1976 gets parole

A New Hampshire man convicted of gunning down a Manchester police officer 40 years ago at age 15 has been granted parole. Cleo Roy has been serving a 50-year sentence for shooting Officer Ralph Miller as the officer approached his house to investigate a noise complaint, which stemmed from a teenage drinking party Roy was holding in his parents’ absence. Miller was 25 and a Navy veteran with one year on the force when he was shot and killed. He had a 3-year-old daughter, and his wife was pregnant with…

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