student loans

How Hard Will It Be to Repay Your Loans Based on Your Major?
  • How Hard Will It Be to Repay Your Loans Based on Your Major?

How Hard Will It Be to Repay Your Loans Based on Your Major?

By |May 17th, 2016|

If you’re majoring in Psychology, you’re likely aware that you will be making less once you graduate than someone who majored in Computer Science. But you might not be aware of how much more difficult it will be for you to repay your student loans than it will be for that Computer Science graduate. […]

Ready. Set. Refi.
  • Ready. Set. Refi.

Ready. Set. Refi.

By |March 3rd, 2016|

Got student loan debt from undergrad, graduate school, or both? If your answer is yes, then the next video in the Charisse Says series on Modest Money, “Ready. Set. Refi.”, is for you. It is nearly impossible to do all of the investing we have discussed in earlier blogs and episodes if you are […]

6 Student Loan Debt Forgiveness Options
  • 6 Student Loan Debt Forgiveness Options

6 Student Loan Debt Forgiveness Options

By |October 12th, 2015|

Most of us are not fortunate enough to be able to pay for our education outright. If we are lucky, we can obtain a few scholarships to help offset some of the costs, but most graduates leave college saddled with student loan debt. For some recent grads, this means a frighteningly large amount of […]

LendEDU Review - A Must Read Before You Refinance Student Loans
  • LendEDU Review - A Must Read Before You Refinance Student Loans

LendEDU Review – A Must Read Before You Refinance Student Loans

By |July 3rd, 2015|

Hey everyone, Jeremy here again for another review. As you all know, I love talking about different tools to use to better manage your personal finances. I’d like to share a cool new marketplace that you might like to check out. It’s called LendEDU. You may have seen them recently on Huffington Post or […]

The Bridges We Cross on the Road to Debt
  • The Bridges We Cross on the Road to Debt

The Bridges We Cross on the Road to Debt

By |June 22nd, 2015|

With my son preparing to go to college in a little more than a year, I have been thinking about my own journey from living at home with my parents to becoming an adult. Part of this transformation involved going from having no debt and no real financial obligations to being loaded down with […]

How to Refinance Your Student Loans and Save Money
  • How to Refinance Your Student Loans and Save Money

How to Refinance Your Student Loans and Save Money

By |January 7th, 2015|

This is for all you overachievers who graduated and have a job but are still paying off your student loans. Awesome things you have figured out:

College?

Check.

Career?

Check.

High interest rate student loans?

Nope.

There is much to be thankful for as a professional with stable income and good credit, but for many graduates, this comes at a hefty […]

How to Pay Off Your Student Loans Before You Get Your Degree
  • How to Pay Off Your Student Loans Before You Get Your Degree

How to Pay Off Your Student Loans Before You Get Your Degree

By |July 11th, 2013|

The following is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my guest posting policy and then contact me.

I bet that title caught your attention, and although there is no definite miracle-working strategy that will get your student financial loans paid off by graduation, you can still follow a few […]

How The Trillion Dollar Student Loan Crisis Will Affect Everyone
  • How The Trillion Dollar Student Loan Crisis Will Affect Everyone

How The Trillion Dollar Student Loan Crisis Will Affect Everyone

By |March 15th, 2013|

The following is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my guest posting policy and then contact me.

The Trillion Dollar Student Loan Crisis continues to grow, causing political and personal strife across the country.

The student debt crisis passed a major milestone reaching 1 trillion dollars in 2012 according to […]

Why Paying Off Student Loans Should be a Priority
  • Why Paying Off Student Loans Should be a Priority

Why Paying Off Student Loans Should be a Priority

By |March 7th, 2013|

The following is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my
guest posting policy and then contact me.

If you’re a recent college grad or an undergraduate degree, chances are you have student loans. Two-thirds do. For those who did borrow, the most recent estimate of the bill is $26,500 per […]

Ways to Graduate College Debt Free
  • Ways to Graduate College Debt Free

Ways to Graduate College Debt Free

By |October 22nd, 2012|

The following is a guest post from Sean of One Smart Dollar. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my
guest posting policy and then contact me.

Student debt in the U.S. is becoming a serious problem. Some are calling it Sub-Prime 2.0. Recently, the amount of student debt in the U.S. topped $1 […]