Here are the biggest factors that contribute to student loan forgiveness eligibility to wipe away your student loans.
One of the biggest headlines during the Presidential campaign was about “lowering taxes” on individuals and corporations, and simplifying the tax code. A big argument for this is basically how complex the tax code is. Depending on who you ask, the tax code itself ranges from 2,600 pages long, to over 70,000 pages long. The […]
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Are you looking to boost your portfolio returns through peer to peer lending? For the last several years Lending Club and Prosper have allowed everyday investors to profit from consumer lending. But in the last 15 months, a new type of peer to peer (P2P) lending platform registered with the SEC. GroundFloor now allows everyday […]
Credible is a student loan refinancing comparison tool that allows you to shop around for the best student loan rate and terms in minutes.
Just like death and taxes, there is no way that you can get around auto insurance (legally, of course). Just because you’re required by law to have auto insurance, doesn’t mean that you have to pay a small fortune to get the coverage that you need. There are millions of Americans are overpaying for their […]
While the holiday season is filled with giving, family and plenty of good food it’s also a season that’s full of extra earning opportunities. Many companies are looking for extra help, families are looking for some assistance, and people are looking to buy things. All of it adds up to being a great time to […]
This is one of the toughest questions I get asked: I can’t afford my private student loans and I don’t see any options to get out of it – what do I do? It’s estimated that over 1.4 million borrowers have private student loan debt, with an outstanding balance of over $150 billion in loans. And […]
Do you have a “free” checking or savings account at one of the big banks? If you’re a financial boy scout or girl scout, the account is truly free to you. But someone who is a financial wreck is subsidizing you. If you’ve ever overdrafted on your account, the $35 per day overdraft charge proves […]
When my husband and I combined our finances, our first goal was to start saving for an emergency fund. At that point, we were planning to quit our jobs, move to Colorado and become self-employed. To do that, we really needed an emergency fund as a safety net…but we would also need a “go to hell” […]
There are so many money-making ideas that involve maximizing income. While this is a great way to change your financial status and pay off student loans, there are more fundamental steps to improving your financial life. One of the most important is to improve your credit – a concept that is poorly understood by many […]
It would be fair to say that where there are people, there is money to be made. But what’s important to remember is that it’s not as simple as declaring you’re going to make it as a small business owner in the Big Apple or the Windy City; you have to be in the right […]
Here’s our mega guide to crowdfunding investments, including equity crowdfunding, real estate crowdfunding, and the due diligence needed.
The key to investing success is finding asymmetric risks and rewards. Over time, if you consistently invest your money into assets with small downside potential but huge upside potential, you will see huge returns. It is a well documented fact that finding asymmetric risk through the stock exchange is a struggle. Professional fund managers who […]
We review Quicken 2017 For Mac and look at the new features, but honestly are still left with a lot to be desired in investment management.
A chart and schedule that shows you when you can expect your tax refund in 2017. Also, how to check the status of your refund.