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Paying Down Debt - July 2015

You guys,

I’m pretty pumped.  This July was probably the most productive month we’ve had since we’ve gotten intense about paying off our debt.  On average, we typically pay down about $1,000 a month, but this month we killed it. 398 more words

Budgeting

Should Student Loan Repayment be a Tithe?

The $1.2 trillion in U.S. student debt has been generating a significant amount of debate lately. Education debt has exploded in the aftermath of the collapse of the housing bubble and the during the Great Recession. 1,040 more words

College

RESTRUCTURING EDUCATION DEBT

With interest rates down for several years, many homeowners have refinanced their home mortgages. Why keep paying, say, 6% on your old home loan when you can save money by replacing it with a new loan charging less than 4%? 467 more words

STUDENT LOAN DISCHARGES IN THE 7TH CIRCUIT: SOME THOUGHTS

STUDENT LOAN DISCHARGES IN THE 7TH CIRCUIT: SOME THOUGHTS

Authored by:  Steven P.Taylor

Student loans have become one of the largest components of debt in American society.  897 more words

Bankruptcy

Be $mart

While I am not on Facebook or Twitter, I do have an Instagram account that allows me to see what my friends and family are doing in pictures rather than posts because as the saying goes: “A picture is worth a thousand words.” 1,045 more words

Finance

Steven Rattner: We’re Making Life Too Hard for Millennials

New York Times — TO some, millennials — those urban-dwelling, ride-sharing indefatigable social networkers — are engaged, upbeat and open to change. To others, they are narcissistic, lazy and self-centered. 89 more words

Culture

Let’s talk about Debt, Baby: Student Loan Series Vol. I

What do student loans, the 2008 bank bailout and credit card debt have in common? They all have cost Americans dearly. What are their differences? In America, if you are a banker on Wall Street that crashes the global economy or a person who cannot pay off their credit card bill, we’ll bail you out and forgive you for your sins.  2,095 more words

Policy