Smart Loans for Students

28 July 2015

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Spoiler: There is no such thing as a smart loan for students, or anyone else, for that matter. There is only smart lending and smart borrowing. No loan is designed for the borrower’s best interest. They are always designed to benefit the lender. That is as true for a bank as it is for a […]

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4 Debt Consolidation Resolutions That Will Change Your Life

24 January 2014

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4 Debt Consolidation Resolutions That Will Change Your Life

Many people take the New Year as an opportunity to come up with financial resolutions that will help them get their lives in order. Often the most popular financial New Years resolutions regard the successful consolidation of debt. Whether you are struggling with a little bit of debt or a mountain of unpaid bills, there […]

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Unusual Ways Graduates Can Pay Off Their Loans

18 July 2013

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There is no doubt getting a college education can be great for anyone’s future career. The downside is the huge expense for students. Many students take out loans to cover their education and before they even start working they are often deeply in debt. A recent study revealed that four out of ten students never […]

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Managing Your Student Loan Interest Rates

13 June 2012

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Following graduation, students are excited to begin their lives. They find jobs, make large purchases like new houses or cars, and plan for the future. Unfortunately, there is one pesky debt looming over their heads, and that is student loan debt. While students have a brief period before having to pay back student loans, they […]

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Your Shortcut To Becoming Debt Free

13 May 2012

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There is nothing wrong with getting into debt once in a while. If you owe money, it shows you are human and as long as you are earning money, you should be able to repay the loan. It is only if you become a chronic debtor that you need to get worried. To ensure that […]

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Stop The Spending Insanity! Steps To Pay Off Debt and Regain Control

10 November 2011

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Growing debt balances happen so easily for many people, because the new clothes, nicer cars, renovated kitchens, and lots of double-mocha lattes they get in exchange distract them. Debt is like a sheep in wolf’s clothing — it lures you with the promise of a great outfit or awesome new tool that will make everything […]

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Reducing Overhead Reduces Debt for Retirement

24 October 2011

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When you have spent your life working, budgeting, and scraping together every dime you can save, the last thing you want over your head during retirement is debt. Whether you are attempting to retire young, or want to work until the golden years to save more for your retirement, facing debt early can secure your […]

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Credit Card Fees That You Can and Should Avoid

18 October 2011

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With the plethora of credit card commercials on television and the unsolicited offers you receive in the mail, it can be difficult knowing if you’re getting a good deal. Don’t get duped when you choose a credit card. Read this list of credit card fees that you should never pay and read the fine print […]

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Tackle that credit card debt with simple changes

29 September 2011

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Figure out where you’re spending foolishly and nip it in the bud According to MainStreet.com, Americans have amassed massive debt on small purchases. You know – you want to go out to dinner with friends but don’t have the cash. So you charge it. And then you pay interest on that meal. Not exactly a wise […]

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