Search Results for: student loans

By Talaat and Tai McNeely On Monday, February 1st, 2016

How Melanie Lockart Paid off $68,000 of Student Loans in Just 4 Years

Melanie Lockert has done the unthinkable, by destroying over $68,000 worth of student loans in just 4 years; paying off some serious debt. Her story of sacrifice and perseverance is sure to inspire you to become More...

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By Romeo Jeremiah On Friday, October 2nd, 2015

The Ultimate Guide to Eliminate Your Student Loans, Without Paying!

Let’s be honest, paying back your student loans can be a stressful situation. At the end of the day it doesn’t matter how or for what reason you’ve accumulated your massive student loan debts, you just know More...

Don't let student loans shackle you for decades!
By Rhonda Williams On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

5 Tips to Help You Beat the Student Loan Blues

It seems like old Aunt Sallie Mae has her hand in everyone’s pockets these days.  Defer, defer and defer is the route that many people take to address their student loan blues.  In the long run deferring More...

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By LaTisha Styles On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

How to Pay off $65,000 of Student Loan Debt

LaTisha owes a whopping $65,000 in student loans alone.  She shares how she plans to pay it all off within three very short years.  Do you think that it’s possible? Share this:FacebookTwitterEmailPrint More...

By Aja McClanahan On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

17 People Who Blogged Themselves Out of Debt

Studies show that you are 42% more likely to accomplish a goal if you write it down. Research also confirms that having an accountability partner or group greatly increases your chances of accomplishing goals. More...

By Ryan Bonaparte On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Extra Money Tutoring – My Side Hustle Story

I never thought it was possible to make extra money tutoring. When it comes to personal finance, I thought I knew everything there was to know. I had read all the blogs I could find, bought the books I was supposed More...

By Chonce Maddox On Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Set Financial Goals in 3 Easy Steps

Without a goal in mind, you will wander aimlessly. You must set goals. In particular, you should set financial goals. Whether you’ve met your goals or not in the past, it’s the perfect time for a fresh start. Maybe More...

By LaTisha Styles On Sunday, September 4th, 2016

How to Fix Bad Credit?

Ready to fix bad credit? There’s no doubt that living in the modern world requires credit. Yes, you can live without a credit card and survive on cash and cash back debit cards. I know because I did it for over More...

By Chonce Maddox On Thursday, February 11th, 2016

6 Life Changing Financial Resolutions to Make this Year

The new year is finally here and the big question is, what are you going to do to improve your life? Your finances are a big part of your life that will determine a lot of factors. While you should always be working More...

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By LaTisha Styles On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

How to Navigate Your Quarter-Life Crisis

The time in your early to mid-thirties is a time of immense growth and personal change. You may have graduated from college, moved hundreds if not thousands of miles away from friends and family, and you’re likely More...


Did you know?

African Americans are significantly more likely to have some type of debt (94%) compared with the general population (82%). Credit card debt, student loan debt, and personal loans are all significantly higher in the African American community.

Source: Prudential’s 2013 "African American Financial Experience" study