As someone who graduated college with $72k in student loans, I wish I would have taken advantage of scholarships and grants. Andrew started a website called ScholarshipFly.com, that aggregates a lot of scholarships that are available to college students and has some other great ideas help save money for those going into college. Take it away, Andrew! Continue Reading
1. Even if you don’t have the money right now, make sure you go to every social function. Life is all about being able to show that you are successful and can hold your own when it comes to pulling out the wallet, right? Here are some reason’s we are afraid to admit that we can’t afford it:
- FOMO or “the fear of missing out” – This used to plague me… hard. I was always the last one awake at parties to make sure I didn’t miss anything. Who cares how I was going to feel the next day – the adrenaline of never missing something kept me awake and ready to go even when I was utterly exhausted and should have just stayed home in the first place.
- Needing to fake your level of success
Finding money in an old winter coat or some forgotten jeans is the best. You’ve got cash in your pocket and you didn’t do a thing! Instead of $20 we’ll show you where to find an extra $1,000 this year. Just like finding that $20 bill, these steps are virtually effortless yet can turn into a lot of extra money.
What are Debt Reports?
Hello! If you’re new to my blog, I write a detailed report each month of how much debt I’ve been able to pay off. I show you exactly how much each loan balance has gone down and where my total debt stands. I do this to give you a real life example of how you can go about paying off your debts, and show you that it is possible and you’re not alone.
This is all here to help you see my progress, good and bad. Here are all of the previous debt reports if you’re interested in seeing them.