Category "Money Mindset"

Beating Student Loans – How I Am Paying Off $22,371 in Student Debt

Tips for paying off $22k in Student Loans

This post was written by Drew Cloud, founder of The Student Loan Report. Take it away, Drew!

It feels good to beat student loan debt.

It can take some hard work, but it is well worth it to be able to use your income for life’s milestones, such as buying a car or a house. On top of this, many borrowers are completely blindsided by the interest they are required to pay on their loans.

For many, student loan debt hanging over their heads means that they can’t achieve these major steps in their lives. Despite this, there is a way out. I am beating my $22,371 in student debt so I can pursue very important financial goals sooner rather than later. Continue Reading

5 Small, Yet Meaningful Changes to Improve Your Financial Well-Being

- - Money Mindset, Saving Money

Small yet meaningful changes

There are many small, yet meaningful changes you can make in your life that could potentially have a huge impact on your life. From changing your mindset, habits, expectations, and realizations of where you currently are, there is a lot of room for improvement in all of us.

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“How I Paid Off My $90,000 MBA in 2 Years…and 6 Days”

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This post was written by my friend Eric Rosenberg, a full-time freelancer and blogger at Personal Profitability. He’s going to show you how to pay off 90,000 in student loans and how to pay for your MBA. Eric writes about personal finance and entrepreneurship at InvestmentZen, his own blog, and other sites around the web. 

College is expensive. Looking at the headlines, you can read about millions of people struggling with the cost of college and student debt. When I signed up for the MBA program, I had a bit of sticker shock myself. The $90,000 price tag was steep, but I knew that if I went into it with a plan, I could get a great education, increase my income, and get out of debt faster than the ten years it takes many other borrowers. Continue Reading

16 Ways to Become Just Another Broke Millennial

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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.
  • Appearance
  • Needing to fake your level of success

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