Melanie Lockert

Melanie Lockert is a financial writer whose work has appeared in Fortune, Allure, VICE, Credit Karma, Business Insider, and Student Loan Hero.

Articles by Melanie Lockert

Student Loan Repayment Guide for Dentists

A career as a dentist can be very satisfying, but paying off those student loans could be a challenge. Luckily, there are many sources of... read more

Does Marriage Affect Student Loans? 5 Things You Should Know

Student loans and marriage don’t have to be at odds. After all, nearly 70% of students graduate with loans, so it’s likely you or your... read more

Taxes on Forgiven Student Loans: What to Know

Taxes on forgiven student loans have long been the norm, with the IRS treating canceled debt as income. But borrowers won’t have to worry about... read more

Student Loan Forgiveness for Disability: How to Discharge Debt

When you take out student loans, you trust that you’ll eventually make enough money to pay them back. But what if you’re struck by a... read more

When Is It Time to Hire a Student Loan Lawyer?

Being buried in student loan debt isn’t fun. But there are times when your student loan debt is more than just a burden — it’s... read more

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