Do you have student loan debt that is so enormous that your salary won’t ever allow you to pay it off in this lifetime? Do you owe more student loan debt that you make? If so, take a deep breath, and keep reading. You went to school with aspirations for a better future, and you […]
Is student loan debt weighing heavily on your mind? Are you wondering how you’ll ever balance your monthly expenses as student loan payments continue to dig a hole in your pocket? Are you seeing your tax returns garnished because you’re in default on your student loans? Or even worse, maybe you have more student loan debt […]
Learn how to pay off debt fast by taking inspiration and motivation from five people who’ve done it in record time.
Here are the biggest factors that contribute to student loan forgiveness eligibility to wipe away your student loans.
If you don’t do anything with your student loans, you’re automatically signed up to a generic repayment plan that typically has even payments for 10 years. However, that can be tough, especially right after graduation. Maybe you’ve just started working , or maybe you don’t even have a job yet and you’re just side hustling […]
When I talk to people about their out of control student loan debt, one of the first reasons they give for why is this: they used their student loans to pay for living expenses. The story usually starts with how excited they were to get into a private college, but they were bummed out that their family […]
At least one a week a college senior comes to my office to ask me “How many student loans do I have?” My initial answer before helping them? “To be honest, this is your responsibility to know how many, how much, and with whom your student loans are.” I will freely admit that our current […]
Money and finance doesn’t have to be “all or nothing”. But the trouble is, you hear it all the time – pay off your debt OR save. Invest OR spend. Too many people (and some financial pundits) push you towards OR, not AND. While it’s great to plow money into paying off debt, you shouldn’t do […]
The only way I see myself escaping my student loan debt is to kill myself. I want you to read that again: The only way I see myself escaping my student loan debt is to kill myself. Reading that sentence gets me emotional. I can sense the pain. I can feel the despair in the words. […]
Calculating the math behind whether it makes sense to do married filing separately for IBR or PAYE for student loan debt.
We break down the average net worth of millennials by age, as well as stretch goals to be in the top 1% of millennial wealth.
Here is the list of the best student loan debt blogs, including several financial personalities, resources from the government, and more.
When looking at how to pay for college, most people look at scholarships, ask their parents, and then take out student loans. And that process typically takes about 10 minutes. While not much thought is given to the subject, there are several alternatives to student loans that anyone looking at how to pay for college […]
Some like to blame Millennials for a lack of preparation to pay back their student loans, saying that they would rather make memorable experiences than student loan payments. However, the truth is that generations Y and Z are dealing with the worst student loan crisis in history. Student loan debt has been steadily increasing for […]
For most people, student loan debt is the scariest right after graduation. If you haven’t lined up a job, even thinking about that seemingly insurmountable debt can be enough to warrant a panic attack. But eventually, most graduates settle into one job or another and begin the long process of repaying those loans. It’s all […]
Stories about student loans and the hardships they create for college students dominate the news and pull at the heartstrings of concerned America. If you are a student loan borrower, or a parent of a student loan borrower you understand these frustrations on a personal level. Financing higher education has led to an inconceivable level […]