Which Debt Should I Pay Off First?
Overwhelmed by debt and not sure how to make a plan to become debt free? Need help choosing where to start? What if I could help you get EXCITED about paying off your debt? For realsies. Let’s be honest, debt sucks. Paying off debt should be a lot easier to figure out without feeling like […]
I Ditched My Car Payment and Here’s Why
Are you wasting $300-500 every month? What if… Instead of wasting $300 a month, you could save it or spend it on things you ACTUALLY care about? A family vacation Paying off debt Home improvement projects Creating an emergency fund So what is causing you to waste $300-500 a month? Your car payment. The average […]
How to Know When to Refinance Your Student Loans?
Guest Post by Travis Hornsby. Travis is the founder of Student Loan Planner and the host of the Student Loan Planner podcast. To date, Student Loan Planner has consulted on over half a billion in student debt. Travis is a Chartered Financial Analyst and brings his background as a former bond trader trading billions of […]
Why the Debt Snowball Method Works to Get Out of Debt Fast
Got debt? I know, it’s not as fun or catchy as “Got milk”. But if you’re here, chances are you have debt, and probably a lot of it. I freaking hate debt. It’s stupid. It’s suffocating, and stops so many people from reaching their dreams. In 2013, my wife and I found ourselves buried under […]
How to Save Money on Student Loan Interest
Today’s post was written by Nate Matherson, a ’16 college grad working to repay student loan debt, save for retirement, and co-creator of personal finance blog LendEDU. Nate launched LendEDU in ’14 as a site focused on helping students better manage student loan debt. Enjoy! ~ Jamie One benefit of student loans is that payments […]