How to Decide Which Student Loan Repayment Plan Is Best for You?

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Across the United States, the cost of college and graduate school has risen dramatically, leaving many people in the unenviable position of paying back substantial student loans.   This can be a burden for many borrowers, particularly those who are just starting out and are struggling to get started with a low salary. Having a monthly […]

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  • May 15, 2017
  • Debt

Are Your Finances Better Than The Average American’s?

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ARE YOUR FINANCES BETTER THAN THE AVERAGE AMERICAN’S?​Life can be so darn tough.I know it, you know it.Take your finances. You want them to be great. You really do. But they aren’t perfect. Trying to be perfect is a killer.Sometimes it’s good to just be better than the average person. With your finances, you don’t […]

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How to Finish College with Manageable Debt

Get a college degree and all your financial worries are over, right?Well, maybe.That used to be the maxim years ago. A college degree still has value, but it is more important to watch your cash flow and treat a college education as an investment now more than ever.Just as you wouldn’t pay $10,000 a share […]

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  • September 9, 2016
  • Debt

Help! My Kid is the Next Warren Buffett

​So, you’re child is a regular Rockefeller.They’re ready to move their money into the stock and bond markets but don’t know how or if they even can.Why is that? Well, maybe they’re still in school, only 16 years old.Or maybe you’re a parent and your child has come to you and wants to start trading […]

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Are 30 Year Mortgages Evil?

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Sometimes in the midst of trouble, we try to solve the little problems instead of focusing on the big ones.If you want to improve your financial picture start with the big categories. Housing is usually the largest expense for most people.Right now, mortgage rates are still in the 3-3.5% range. The possibility that the Fed […]

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  • July 24, 2016
  • Debt