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Students Willing To Give Up Vacation For Loan Relief

Student loan debt is the highest it has ever been in the United States. According to the Federal Reserve, it is the second-highest consumer debt category, second only behind mortgages. So it’s not hard to believe people would go to extra lengths to get rid of their debt including going to jail. A...
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Study Shows Grads Would Rather Spend Week in Jail Than Pay Student Loan Debt

Would you rather stay in jail for a week or pay off your student loan debts? CBS Local reported that a study said that four in five graduates with student loans think of the debt as a life sentence. WKRG News , an affiliate of CBS, reported a study that 1,000 undergraduate and postgraduate degree...
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Sneaky Ways To Save Money When Shopping Online

Welcome to November! By the end of this month, our bellies will be stuffed with Thanksgiving and our sights will be focused on Christmas. But with just three paychecks left until the big day, a little help in stretching your dollar a little further is always appreciated! So here are some sneaky...
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This May Be Why It Is Hard To Save Money

If you find it hard to save money for a rainy day, you are not alone! Analyzed numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the average American earned $78,635 in 2018 and spent $61,224 of it, which means we’re spending about 80% of our income. After taxes are taken out, that percentage jumps...
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Outdated Financial Advice That Is Just Bad

When it comes to your finances, there's a lot of old advice that isn't necessary good anymore. Even though many of us were taught as kids that it’s not polite to talk about money, the world is overflowing with people who want to tell you exactly what you should do with yours and what they say, many...
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Get The Most Out Of An Extra Student Loan Or Mortgage Payment

You don't have to be a math wizard to know sending in extra money will pay off debt faster. However when it comes to your student loans, there is a specific time you should send extra money. While your credit card employs a compounded interest system, where the accrued interest is added back into...
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Types Of Student Loan Forgiveness Plans

It isn't cheap to attend college with the average bachelor degree attached with around $30,000 in student loan debt, paying loans back can be a challenge. However there some programs that can have a portion of your balance forgiven. You may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program if...
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Third Grade Girl Creates Wet Dog Drying Coat

There are certain smells that plague your nose. Burnt coffee, body odor and wet dog are tops. Good news about wet dog, there's the Puff-N-Fluff dog dryer, which can dry your recently bathed pooch or just came indoors from the rain. The Puff-N-Fluff is a rectangular piece of material that has four...
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Outdated Financial Advice

There is plenty of free advice out there and some of it is helpful. Then there is advice that is simply outdated such as these financial tips. The old advice of waiting until your student loans are paid off before buying a home simply doesn't apply in a world where student debt averages $37,000. If...
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Students Perform Better in Classrooms Without Cell Phones

As we prepare for the start of a new school year, it wouldn't be surprising if more classrooms implement a ban on mobile devices. While schools that have tried to enforce a "no electronics" policy only to have it backfire with angry parents who want their kids to have access to a phone in case of...
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