Student loan consolidation is typically a smart way for borrowers to get organized with their student loan debt. And for many borrowers, it is. But just like everything that has to do with student loan debt, there are no easy answers for everyone. For example, when you consolidate certain types of loans, you might accidentally […]
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If you’ve determined that a traditional 4+ year college isn’t for you that doesn’t mean you have to flip burgers or be a cashier for the rest of your life. In fact, there are a ton of different high paying career options you can take without a four year degree. All of the trade jobs […]
Calculating the math behind whether it makes sense to do married filing separately for IBR or PAYE for student loan debt.
Finding a summer job as a student can be a real bummer. Whether you’re filling out an application at Wal-Mart or begging a relative to let you work for his landscaping crew that starts at 5 a.m., the prospects are usually as bleak as the pay. Not to mention the fact that summer plans can […]
Do you want to build multiple streams of income? Here are six ideas to diversify your income. There is something on this list for everyone.
It’s always hard to tell whether a company that claims to help you earn and save extra money is legit. Especially, if it’s relatively easy to use. Qmee is one company that claims to help users both earn and save money in a fairly effortless way. I decided to test it out and can say […]
You love investing, and at this point nearly all of your money is in the stock market. You know it’s important to diversify, but aren’t sure if real estate investing is right for you. You might think it requires a lot of money up front, or requires a lot of work ongoing. And while some […]
One of the common “main stream media” myths about why millennials aren’t investing is because they are scared. They’re scared of losing money in the stock market. They’re scared of not know what to do, what tools they should be using, and don’t think they can learn the Wall Street jargon. They’re scared of shady […]
In an ideal world you’d be able to work full time, have a full class load, maintain some sort of social life and balance it all perfectly. Unfortunately, we don’t live in an ideal world. Having a job while attending college is one of the keys to avoiding monstrous piles of student loan debt. But […]
Student loan refinancing has been growing the last few years, with many new companies entering the space and promoting offers to student loan borrowers. But just because you have student loans doesn’t mean refinancing is the right option for you. There is a lot you need to know about when it comes to student loan […]
If you are thinking funds are going to be your friends while studying abroad, you may want to reconsider. Although living in a foreign country can be very expensive, there are certain hacks that can get you through your ‘student years’ cost-effectively. Especially, if you come from a country whose currency exchange rates significantly reduce […]