There has been a lot of advertising recently by companies offering to help borrowers refinance their student loans. A new article by Michael Kitces has some good insights on the subject. He warns that borrowers who refinance federal student loans into a private loan will lose access to flexible repayment and potential loan forgiveness programs sponsored by the government.
Here’s a link to the article: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/kitces-beware-student-loan-refi-cm599361
Katerina Wiese, CFP®
Chief Compliance Officer and Financial Planner
America First Investment Advisors, LLC
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