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How can I pay off my student loans with low income?
How can I possibly get out of student loan debt? (It’s over $50,000. I was not able to complete my last year of college due to finances. I can't find work willing to pay more than $12 where I'm located.)
5 Essential Home Buying Tips
The home buying process can be overwhelming, even for the financially savvy or experienced buyer. Stricter lending rules are partially to blame, but the bigger problem is you, dear buyer.
Honor Your Family with a Simple Estate Plan
Estate planning is for the unselfish. Yeah, I said it!
The first time I ever experienced it, I was a finance director at a car dealership, and I was sitting across the desk from a woman in her mid-50s to early 60s. We were in a cold grey office and I could tell she was tired, exhausted and frail.
Go Green to Save Green
While financial planning and environmentalism may not appear to have much in common, both focus on making the most of limited resources by reducing excess consumption, efficiently utilizing available assets, and recycling waste. These guidelines are not only good for the planet, they are also good for your wallet. Check out these 6 ideas to help you save green by going green:
How much do student loans cost?
The student loan crisis is nothing new. But that doesn’t mean its effects aren’t profound.
For years headlines and news stories have reported the uptick in student debt and the impact it has on people for the rest of their lives. Student loan debt is a big issue in our country and with the cost of education on the rise, it becomes an even more important topic to discuss.
How can I get my student loans forgiven?
Student loan forgiveness may sound like a fairy godmother swooping in and saving the day, but her magic wand comes with layers of government red tape and rules to wade through before your loan balance hits $0.
Today, we want to walk you through the basics of a few loan forgiveness programs that provide student debt relief. Let’s get started.