• How to Deal With Student Loans Debt in a Marriage

    May 6th, 2015 | Money Management

    Student loans are a heavy burden, and when a couple gets married most often they each have their own student loan debt problem. One positive factor is that neither party is legally responsible for the other person’s student debt. If you have made arrangements for income based payments then if you file a joint tax […]

  • Saving Money on a Student Loan Budget

    December 16th, 2014 | Money Management

    Student loans have become a huge problem for college graduates across America. This past year the average student graduated with $34,000 dollars in debt, and many graduates are still struggling to find an entry level job even with a college degree. When student loans take over your financial life, other things often have to take […]

  • Tips to Minimize Student Loan Debt

    December 4th, 2014 | Money Management

    With student loan debt now in the trillions and employment rates still low, it’s become a frightening landscape for potential college students. Many are opting to forego a college education to avoid a situation that leads them to living in their parents’ basements and working part time at McDonald’s despite having a four year degree. […]

  • Paying for School Debt Free

    October 22nd, 2014 | Money Management

    It is a common belief that student loans are inextricably tied to higher education. If a school is worth going to, it’s probably expensive. And, if a school is expensive, you probably can’t afford going to it without student loans. None of this, though, has to be true. First of all, for a bachelor’s degree, […]

  • Money Hacks For College Students

    September 9th, 2014 | Money Management

    College is often a time of stress of busy schedules. Between work, school and play, many college students barely find time to sleep. When stress rises it can have a ripple effect through other areas of our lives, like our finances. Here are a few money hacks to make staying within budget and out of […]

  • Graduates With Credit Card Debt

    September 3rd, 2014 | Money Management

    It is hard to deny the fact that most college students are in the position where they must take out student loans in order to attend college. While student loan debt can be minimized it isn’t always avoidable, but credit card debt is. Avoiding Credit Card Debt For many college freshmen the bills that roll […]

  • College Student Money Saving Tips: Part 2

    August 27th, 2014 | Money Management

    Students are busy this week moving into dorm rooms and apartments all over the country. As the Fall semester begins students are distracted with the expectations of the first few weeks, putting money and finances far from the forefront of their minds. Here are some tips to help students save money and avoid piling on […]

  • A Parent’s Guide To Student Loan Debt

    August 20th, 2014 | Money Management

    As parents, it is our job to not only raise our children and protect them, but to teach them important life lessons. When it comes to college and finances, they two often go hand in hand. While you may not be able to help your child financially with their college experience, you can take an […]

  • College Student Money Saving Tips: Part 1

    July 31st, 2014 | Money Management

    As the Fall semester approaches many are gearing up to move into dorms, find their new classes on campus and kick of the new college year with friends. While some college students have a more fiscally conservative lifestyle, too many college students will saddle themselves with credit card and student loan debts that will plague […]

  • Real Graduates, Real Student Loan Debt

    June 25th, 2014 | Money Management

    The student loan debt crisis has certainly not escaped attention, but what it really look like for the average graduate working to  pay off thousands of dollars in loans? Here are some first-hand accounts from real debtors: “I was always told education would lead to success” These are the words of Raul Tello, a chiropractor […]