Debt Management

How Refinancing and Consolidating Your Student Loans Can Make Your Repayment Easier and Cheaper

July 18, 2016
How Refinancing and Consolidating Your Student Loans Can Make Your Repayment Easier and Cheaper

If you were lucky enough to get into college and stayed on the straight and narrow and graduated with your chosen degree, then you probably only owe about $30,000 or $40,000 in debt. Now, if you chose to switch degree paths or you moved to a different school, then you likely have more like $50,000 […]

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Debt Is a Four Letter Word

August 13, 2015
Debt is a four letter word

Some people fear the mention of the word ‘debt.’ It is something that most people have for many years of their lives. The reality is that the real estate market depends upon it because without mortgages the market would be just a small percentage of what it is today. It is clear that there is […]

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Dealing with Bankruptcy: Before, During, After

June 3, 2015
Dealing With Bankruptcy

First things first: unlike what most of us were taught growing up, there is no shame in declaring bankruptcy. Life happens. It is not always completely and totally under our control and sometimes parts of it–like our finances–get away from us. In this article we are going to talk about bankruptcy: what it is, how […]

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How to Negotiate Your Bills and Get Rid of Debt

April 23, 2015
How to Negotiate Your Bills

When you receive an overpriced bill, it usually ends up being a nightmare and you just keep thinking about how you are going to pay these bills, thinking about every opportunity and possible way to pay these hefty bills. Most people look for alternative ways that actually lead them to another dead end, making them […]

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8 Things to Know About Refinancing Student Loans

March 4, 2015
Refinancing Student Loans

Ideally, you’ll never need to refinance, but in reality, life happens. If you find yourself struggling to pay back federal or private student loans, refinancing may be an excellent option for you. Much like the research you did before applying for assistance in the beginning; there are several things you need to know before considering […]

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How to Get Financial Aid for Hospital Bills

December 18, 2014
financial aid for hospital bills

Hospital bills can be overwhelming, especially when you’ve just conquered a serious health crisis. The cost of healthcare today can be completely out of reach for those living without insurance or with inadequate coverage, resulting in potentially devastating debt and a financial hole many of us are not prepared to be in. Thankfully, most hospitals […]

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5 Ways Parents Can Reduce Student Loan Debt

December 8, 2014
Reduce Student Loan Debt

When your child started applying for colleges, chances are they didn’t think much about how their education would be funded. According to CNN Money, the average student loan debt was $29,400 in 2013. Considering the high cost of college tuition, parents and their students need to be aware of their options for reducing student loan […]

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