Category: Student Loans
Comparing Subsidized vs. Unsubsidized Student Loans
Many students end up borrowing money to pay for their college education, and many rely on student loansâfederal, private, or both. During the 2019-20 academic year, 34% of students turned to student loans to help cover the costs they couldnât, according to the âHow America Pays for College 2020â survey published by the lender Sallie […]
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How to Build Credit Without Student Loans
College graduates saddled with student loans may find this hard to believe, but there is one upside to having to pay back all that debt: It helps you build credit. That may seem like a small consolation â particularly if the balances you owe areÂ even averageÂ âÂ but credit can be hard to come by. Of course,… Read More
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7 Tips for Finding College Housing
Packing up and heading off to college is an absolutely thrilling time in a young personâs life. However, with all the fun comes a lot of responsibility. One of the first, and perhaps most important, choices a college student must make is exactly where they want to live. Here are a few things to consider […]
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How Blogging Paid Off My Student Loans
In July of 2013, I finished paying off my student loans. It was a fantastic feeling and something I still think about to this day. Even though I have a success story when it comes to paying off student loans, I know that many others struggle with their student loan debt every single day. The […]
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Tips for Taking Online Classes Successfully
A new semester is usually a fresh opportunity to collaborate and hobnob, but 2020 and beyond will be remembered as the time when learning largely went online. As the coronavirus pandemic caused an increasing number of colleges to abandon or delay plans to open campuses, a scramble to adapt ensued. But adapt everyone must. Welcome […]
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6 Ways I Saved Money On College Costs
How much does college cost? This is a question many wonder. There’s rarely a week that goes by where I don’t receive an email from a student or parents of a student who are looking for ways to cut college costs. That’s why today I want to talk about college costs and how you can […]
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Which Student Loan Should You Pay First?
The financial camps are divided between paying off your smallest first vs. your highest interest student loan. So whoâs right? Finance people can agree on a few things. Some debts like payday loans and IRS back taxes are worse than…
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How To Balance Working And Going To College
More and more are choosing to attend college and work at the same time. Whether you are working a part-time or a full-time job, it can be tough to balance both. There are many working students in college who are able to manage both, but there are also many who aren’t able to. If you […]
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Mint Money Audit 6-Month Check-In: How Did Michelle Allocate Her Windfall?
In March I offered some financial advice to Michelle, a Mint user who was struggling with debt, a lack of retirement savings and a bit of family financial drama amongst her siblings. Michelle was anticipating a cash bonus from her…
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Here Are The Best Student Loans of 2021
The best student loans can help you earn a college degree that will lead to higher earnings later in life. They also come with low interest rates and reasonable fees (or no fees), which will make it easier to keep costs down while youâre in school and once youâre in repayment mode. For most people, […]
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