6 Surprising Student Loan Facts You Might Not Know

6 Surprising Student Loan Facts You Might Not Know

As you are probably aware, the student loan problem in the U.S is continuing to increase. As with any debt, it wasn’t always the norm for people to borrow money to attend college. It wasn’t until 1840 that the first student loans were offered to students that attended...
How This Girl Paid Off $10,800 of Debt in 6 Months

How This Girl Paid Off $10,800 of Debt in 6 Months

Hi! My name is Amanda, I’m 27 years old and I’m a college graduate. I just earned my Bachelors Degree in Psychology in California. As of February 2017, I paid a total of $10,400.28 of debt in 6 MONTHS while making $20K a year! How did you acquire $10,800...
How to Refinance Your Student Loans and Save Thousands

How to Refinance Your Student Loans and Save Thousands

As student loan totals continue to increase every year, many millennials are finding it hard to stay above water. How can they pay their bills, save for a home and invest in retirement while tackling their student loans? The problem seems difficult for many to...
How She Paid Off $9,000 Car Loan in Just 1 Year

How She Paid Off $9,000 Car Loan in Just 1 Year

I was never a big fan of being in debt. I always hated the idea of having to pay somebody back and feeling tied to that responsibility every single day. However, after I graduated from college, I got in a car accident in which ended up totaling my car – and to get a...
How to Get Rid of Credit Card Debt Quickly

How to Get Rid of Credit Card Debt Quickly

If you have credit card debt, know that you are not alone. The average household has over $15,000 in credit card debt and the average interest rate is over 16% according to Bankrate. If you are paying only the minimum payment, you’ll likely be carrying that debt for...

How to Pay Off $20,000 In Debt in Only 10 Months

What did your debt consist of? Student loans and medical bills. The bulk of my debt was used to pay for my freshman year of college. As I’m sure a lot of people can relate, college for me was a period of limbo between living with my parents and being on my own. For...

How to Pay off $93,000 in Debt in Under Two Years

Today’s debt success story features Kim Anderson and her family. Today Kim shares how her and her husband paid off their mortgage is less than two years. How did you acquire $93,000 in debt? What did that debt consist of? The $93K was all mortgage debt for the...

Sell Your Unused Items to Pay Off Debt

When you are trying to get out of debt selling items around the house can help out tremendously. There could be multiple items sitting in closets, cabinets or storage rooms that could be sold to help expedite paying off your debt. Here are some guidelines that I used...