Paying off student loans is hard, and most borrowers are only a layoff or financial emergency away from having all of our hard work erased. Here is my story about the crazy lengths I almost went to in order to finally be free of my student loan debt.
Where should you put your emergency fund so that the money can continue to grow, while staying safe in case you need it? Here, we discuss four options: Keeping your emergency savings as cash, using a traditional savings account, using a high-yield account, and building a CD ladder.
If you’re a college student who wants to get started investing, the Stash investment app might be just the tool to help you reach your financial goals. But how does Stash work? How does it make you money? And is it really as great as it sounds?
The average U.S. family of four throws away just under $1,600 in food every year. That’s not only bad for the environment—it’s bad for our wallets. Need a kick in the butt to waste less food? Here are four things you could do to get closer to financial independence if you stopped wasting so much food.
If you’re interested in getting started investing, you’ve probably heard of the Acorns investment app. By shopping through its Found Money program for your everyday expenses, you could add hundreds of dollars to your investment account each year.
If you want to win a fight, you need to know your enemy. By learning what makes up a student loan, you can ensure you’re being effective in your fight against debt.
People see tax refunds as free money, but it’s not. You worked hard for that money, and you can make it work for you by putting it towards your student loans.
Paying back your student loans is hard. Listen to our student loan playlist the next time you need a motivational boost in your battle against student loans.
Need some inspiration in your battle against student loans? These 3 Ted Talks will get you in the spirit to crush your college debt.
Student loan refinancing is hard: Where do you even start? The LendEdu rate comparison tool is a great starting point. Here’s a walkthrough of using the tool.