student loan debt | bankruptcy | discharge private student loans

Certain Private Student Loans May be Dischargeable in Bankruptcy

If you have student loans and struggle financially, you’ve probably thought that filing for bankruptcy wouldn’t help you. Since when Congress wrote the law they made sure to specify what debts were and were not dischargeable. The law seemed to protect all student loans from being discharged. However, what has been argued as a better …

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consolidating | refinancing | student loans | student debt | repayment

Consolidating or Refinancing: Which is Right for You?

Today, I’m thrilled to have a guest post by Drew Cloud from The Student Loan Report, I’ll let him take it away. Misunderstanding and misinformation abound when it comes to the differences between consolidating or refinancing student loans. Sometimes, the confusion is enough to cause you to simply avoid or put off strategies that can …

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student loans | student debt | pay off debt | debt repayment | financial panther

Financial Panther, Kevin Paid Off Nearly $90k in 2.5 Years

Happy Tiny Friday friends! I’m excited for another installment of Student Loan Conquerors. Student Loan Conquerors is an interview series. I talk with some awesome people tackling their student loan debt head on. Finding out how they are doing it and what inspired them to start in the first place. If you are interested in …

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Law school | return on your investment | student debt | student loans | debt repayment

What is the Return on Investment for Law School?

Will law school really provide a good return on your investment? Six years after graduating from law school, I’m more in debt than ever. Yup, after making payments for six years I owe approximately $60k more than I did when I graduated. Isn’t interest grand? Anyway, while I may have left the practice of law, I …

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student loan conqueror series | double debt single woman | interview series | student loans

Double Debt Single Woman is Paying Off Her PhD

Happy Tiny Friday friends! I’m excited for another installment of Student Loan Conquerors. Student Loan Conquerors is an interview series. I talk with some awesome people tackling their student loan debt head on. Finding out how they are doing it and what inspired them to start in the first place. If you are interested in …

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studying abroad | investment | educational investment | employment

Studying Abroad Can be a Fantastic Educational Investment

Today I am thrilled to have Lauren Davidson guest post about the benefits of studying abroad. As someone who has studied abroad, I can attest that it is a wonderful thing to do. It is also the one thing that I would always get asked about on my resume. What Employers See When They Find …

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FAQS | personal finance | credit card debt | student loans | student debt

FAFQ: Should I Pay Off Credit Card Debt or Student Loans First?

Frequently asked financial questions are questions that I’ve seen pop up over and over again.  I thought I’d take the time to answer them in this Frequently Asked Financial Questions Series. So each post will have a short quick answer to these frequently asked financial questions followed by a longer more detailed answer. Should I …

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private student loans | student debt | debt repayment

FAFQ: Am I totally screwed with private student loans?

Frequently asked financial questions are questions that I’ve seen pop up over and over again.  I thought I’d take the time to answer them in this Frequently Asked Financial Questions Series. So each post will have a short quick answer to these frequently asked financial questions followed by a longer more detailed answer. Am I totally …

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