student loan

Which State Has the Highest Student Loan Debt?
A new study from WalletHub explores which state has the highest student loan debt and which borrowers have the biggest student debt burden.
Student Loan Payments Might be the Top Gift of 2018
A new study finds that student loan payments may be the top gift of 2018. Borrowers would prefer help with student loan debt over Bitcoin and the iPhone X!
Know the Difference Between ‘Good’ and ‘Bad’ Debt

Whenever we talk about debt it’s usually negative and in most cases for good reasons! Credit card debt might be preventing you from saving money and high student loan payments may leave little room for traveling and experiencing the finer things in life, but the truth is that not all debt is created equal. We […]

Organize Your Finances in 3 Easy Steps

By April Lewis-Parks Let’s be honest, no one really enjoys going through mountains of paperwork and deciphering what’s what, but the sense of accomplishment alone is enough to make you set aside a few hours to organize your retirement statements, health insurance paperwork and the rest of your financial statements. Keeping your financial records organized […]

Get through college without drowning in debt

By Sijun Li Between paying for tuition and having enough gas money to visit home once in a while, college is a definitely a struggle. But it just got more difficult. The state of Florida is allowing its 11 public universities to hike a 15 percent increase on tuition this fall. Across the nation, the […]

What Happens When You Default on Your Student loans

By Samantha Savory A considerable number of college graduates are finding it hard to pay off their student loans as the economy remains sluggish and the unemployment rate remains steady.  While we always advise readers to pay off all debt in an effort to establish financial wellness and independence, it is especially important to pay […]

Advice Graduates Don’t Want to Hear

By April Lewis-Parks Many college graduates are finding themselves moving back in with their parents with significant debt and no job. The harsh reality is many new grads will have to live modestly and think about every money move they make. Here is some advice grads may not want to here: Buy used things, except […]