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Refinancing my $176K Student Debt with Snowball

My first job paid me $48K a year, I had just moved to the City, I didn’t have money to do anything, really, because my student debt bill was $2,100 a month. I didn’t understand at the time how to refinance smartly, and how I could get a better interest rate.

Refinancing My Student Loans With a Co-Signer

Getting a cosigner is a big decision, so it’s important to carefully consider the pros and cons of a cosigner before asking someone to cosign a student loan refinancing with you.

When NOT to Refinance Your Student Loans

Whether or not you should refinance your student loans depends entirely on your financial situation and on the type of loans you have — there are both pros and cons to refinancing.

Budgeting for the Holidays with Dannielle of First Gen Money

Don’t get into debt for holiday gifts. Giving gifts is not representative of our love and appreciation for our families.

What is Federal Student Loan Consolidation?

If you find yourself with multiple federal student loans. You have an opportunity to consolidate (combine) them into one one loan with a fixed interest rate.

How Do I Refinance Parent Plus Loans Into My Name?

If you have a Parent PLUS loan and are considering changing the loan to your name, this is what you need to know.

Kimberly Hamilton of Beworth Finance on how she tackled debt in D.C.

Automating my finances took a lot of that stress off and that broadened my mind to think about my next money goals after my debts would be paid, can I start an emergency fund, how do I save for my house, etc.

Latina Equal Pay Day 2021 and How Latinas Can Prepare Financially

Today is Latina Equal Pay Day. Here is an overview of what it is and tips for Latinas to prepare financially.

Big Changes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Today, the Dept of Education announced some big changes to the PSLF program. We break them down for you here.

Navient Ends Contract to Service Federal Student Loans

Navient, the student loan servicer responsible for managing approximately $237 billion of private and federal student loans, announced this week that it will end it’s contract to service federal student loans.

How To Budget When You Have Debt

Budgeting doesn’t have to be the bane of your existence, try to shift your thinking to it being a way to live stress-free about money. This video discusses ways to budget in 3 phases.

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