Is income driven student loan repayment right for me? Is a standard payment plan right for me? What is my best option for paying off student loan debt? These are some of the questions I was stumped by when I graduated from law school. There are SO many options and so many voices saying contradictory …

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The video version for my audio/visual friends: The wordy version for my friends reading this at work, trying not to get caught:  This past election seemed to really divide people into two groups: 1) people who hate Donald Trump and 2) people who hate Hillary Clinton more than the people who hate Donald Trump. There …

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our student loan debt story

When my husband Danny and I started dating in 2007, we were both exactly $0 in debt. Over the last decade, that beautiful $0 ballooned into a colossal +$649,000 (and growing). The question that we get asked all too often– how did this happen? How we ended up with +$649,000 in debt After getting married, we …

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Have you ever done something, and then in hindsight just thought WHAT ON EARTH WAS I THINKING?? It usually happens to me when I go back and look at photos from the years 2000-2007. Why was my hair bright yellow/orange?? Why did I think shirts that showed about 1 inch of my lower belly were …

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Do you feel completely buried in debt? I know I do! We are paying off more than $600k in student loan debt and honestly, it’s hard! But, we have successfully paid off more than $150k of student loan debt so far and I’ve learned some strategies that make it SO much easier. Here are 6 …

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Have you ever felt paralyzed when you have had to make a choice when there were too many options? Once, we were eating at a restaurant where the menu looked like a novel. There were hundreds of options and so many varieties that it left this slow decision maker completely paralyzed. Not only did it …

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