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How to Protect Your Credit and Online Data From Fraud—A Year After The Equifax Breach

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Tackle Your Debt with SoFi and Score a Gift Featured in One of Our Favorite Commercials

You’re going to watch roughly 45 commercials during the big game. So why not use this time to tackle another big thing in your life–student debt?

Applying online is fast, easy, and won’t affect your credit score. Even better: anyone who refinances their student loans with SoFi today will get to choose a gift from some of our favorite things from the commercials you missed—whether it’s an Amazon Echo or a month’s supply of Bud Light. To learn more, visit sofi.com/tackleyourdebt

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Women Pay Off Refinanced Student Loan Debt Faster Than Men

Data insights provided by the Analytics Team at SoFi

Today’s post is all about how men and women* compare in our student loan refinancing data set. What we found? Both men and women have high student debt loads. (Not a revelation.) Men also get paid more than women on average. (Also not a revelation.)

But here’s what’s interesting: Despite the fact that women have as much student debt and make less money than men, women in the SoFi data set pay their debt off more quickly than men—by nearly 10% (9.3% exactly).

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5 Key Pieces of Finance Advice for All Med School Grads Starting Residency

Congrats—it’s finally over. You’ve graduated medical school, made it through Match Day, and are ready to start residency, on the road to finally becoming a fully fledged doctor.

But hold on, you’re not there yet. Odds are you finished med school with loans and some debt. The average med student graduated with $190,000 in debt last year, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges. And while the average doctor can make quite a bit of money—pediatricians earn an average of $204,000 and orthopedic specialists make $443,000, for example—the average resident does not.

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