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For many people, tax time is one of the most complicated times of the year. April 15 is a busy time for accountants and tax preparers, but it’s also a stressful time for most people. If you’re a student, you might not know what to do – especially if you have scholarships and grants. Do […]
Your uncle, your cousin, your boss at work – it seems like everyone these days has student loans. They must give them out to anyone who asks, right? Not necessarily. While the requirements to receive student loans aren’t particularly restrictive, there are certain criteria you must meet before being considered. This is different at the […]
Student loans affect millions of Americans, many of whom struggle to make their payments every month. Besides income-based repayment options and refinancing, there are few options for those barely squeezing by. However, one that is rarely discussed, but still applies to some borrowers, is student loan discharge. Discharging student loans is still a fuzzy concept for […]
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” […]
Wondering what happens to student loans in a divorce? The answer isn’t as straightforward as you think. Here’s what you need to know.
The traditional college story is pretty well known. You go to a big public university, move into the dorms and start stressing about which major to choose. But is that really the story for most students these days? Is it even the right choice? More and more young people are choosing to start their higher […]
Real estate investment has always been a game for the big dogs. With a high barrier-to-entry and a history of backroom deals and greasy palms, many investors would never even think of real estate investment as a viable option. Leave that for the big wigs, right? Not necessarily. Like many forms of investing, that stigma is beginning […]
It’s easy to think of doctors and lawyers as being immune to financial problems. Just about any doctor or lawyer in movies or television is portrayed as wealthy, and anyone in those professions would be hard-pressed to stir up sympathy from friends and family because of financial trouble. What those people don’t see are the […]
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 […]