How Much Debt Repels Daters?

By |May 11th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

New Survey Shows Average Amounts That Turn Off Suitors Which is the worst first-date mistake – talking about an ex, eating food off your date’s plate, or mentioning that you are heavily in debt?

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This Lender Repos 1 In 3 Cars It Finances — How to Avoid This Cycle

By |May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , , |

You frequently hear about America’s crushing student loan debt, but cars are not far behind — especially subprime auto loans.

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Forgiving Student Loan Defaults Might Strengthen the Economy

By |February 14th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

Student loan defaults could crescendo into the next economic meltdown — but would forgive them really solve the problem?

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Why You Shouldn’t Go to College

By |January 23rd, 2014|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

President Barack Obama has been in the news recently as he invited more than 100 college presidents to DC in an attempt to expand college access, especially to low income students. "More than ever a college degree is the surest path to a stable middle class life," Obama stated. I have a few problems with this. First, when did the

What’s More Important: A Small Waist or a Big Wallet?

By |July 31st, 2013|Categories: Blog, Life|Tags: , , , |

As many of you know I got engaged last year and will be getting married next May. There is a lot of planning, talking with vendors, signing contracts, and of course spending money when you are planning a wedding. There's also a lot of dieting, exercising, and getting in shape for engagement photos, trying on dresses (Tag, not me), and

Put Every Extra Dollar into Paying Down Debt

By |June 21st, 2012|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

I paid off $33,850 of student loan debt in just over four years. Here's Part 3 of how I did it. My first step in paying off student loans was to aggressively pay off my high interest debt. The next step was to make minimum payments while I (unsuccessfully) invested in the hopes of higher returns. The third and final