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Reflections from Black History Month

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FAQ

Borrower Frequently Asked Questions

1 Does ICF charge fees for the student loan refinance?
2 Is the money for my ICF loan sent to me (the borrower), or directly to the original lender?
3 Will checking my rate on the ICF website affect my credit?
4 Will applying for a student loan refinancing affect my credit?
5 Who will service my loan?
6 Can my spouse and I refinance and consolidate all of our loans into one?
7 Can I add a Cosigner?
8 If I default on my loan, is my co-signer responsible for repaying my loan?
9 As a borrower, how long does it take to be approved and receive my ICF loan?
10 What is the AutoPay discount?
11 What happens to my loan if ICF is no longer around?
12 Can international students on H-1B or STEM OPT Refinance with ICF?
13 Does ICF have a variable rate product?
14 Will ICF Refinance both federal (government) and private student loans?
15 Does ICF Offer a Grace Period?
16 What are the minimum and maximum amounts I can refinance with ICF?