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How Australia Kicks American Behind on Student Loans

Australia is a country with only about 22 million people, principally concentrated within 12 miles of the Ocean. Despite other issues with racism and the historical treatment of indigenous people – they get some other things right. 1,005 more words


A Basic Guide to Student Loan Management

Federal student loans used for higher education have provided millions with educational opportunities that otherwise would be unaffordable. Many students however, are under the impression that the funds they have been provided with are… 476 more words

October Student Loan Payment

Not a whole lot to go into this post, really at all.

We didn’t put much into our loans in October. That is fine and will start changing in November for sure. 92 more words

Debt Repayment Fatigue

I talked a little bit recently about feeling financially fatigued. I’ve been going over the numbers and putting all my money toward paying down my debt and I’m at the stag where I feel really exhausted. 319 more words


Emerging Nations Trimming $5 Trillion Debt Stokes Currency Risk, by Andrea Wong

This is how debt contractions start. From Andrea Wong at bloomberg.com:

First net repayment of dollar loans since 2008 in 3rd quarter
Dollar demand from companies puts pressure on local currencies… 225 more words

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I just paid off my first student loan!!

I enter repayment next month. I really wish I’d been making payments since graduation but I haven’t. Today, I decided that I would pay off my smallest loan to get it out of the way and I must say it feels good. 129 more words