Recently, TurboTax agreed to collaborate with Earnest to assist students with student loan savings. (If you happen to need the Earnest loan phone number while considering their loan options call 888-601-2801.) The idea sounds promising. Besides, the TurboTax merger promises to promote Earnest’s refinancing tools and to suggest a rate tailored to their tax return. However, the merger proves more problematic than seamless. Does it really benefit tax filers?
The deal comes into play when tax filers claim the student loan interest tax deduction. The ‘related offer’ shows up on the screen, asking for your consent to view the offer. If accepted, the offer appears after the tax return is complete. It begins by asking for consent on sharing tax information with Earnest. Next, Earnest shows its offer: a detailed refinancing estimate. Agree to this offer and you then go to Earnest’s website to fill out an application and … Read the rest “The Latest TurboTax Merger Has Strings Attached”