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The Rental Trap: How to Purchase a Home and Pay Down Your Student Debt

The Rental Trap: How to Purchase a Home and Pay Down Your Student Debt

Paying rent is one of the biggest money-wasters out there, and probably one of the most overlooked. It’s like smoking. Smokers come up with so many justifications, telling themselves that smoking “relieves stress”, that it’s just a habit, reassuring loved ones that the are still healthy in other ways because of exercise and healthy eating. Similarly,Read more about The Rental Trap: How to Purchase a Home and Pay Down Your Student Debt[…]

Stop Paying Taxes (Yes, Legally!) And Pay Down Your Debt

Stop Paying Taxes (Yes, Legally!) And Pay Down Your Debt

What did Ben Franklin say about taxes? “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” What if only one of those was true? What if taxes were not so “certain”? As we enter tax season, let’s look at and challenge this statement: Are taxes as “certain” as Benjamin Franklin wouldRead more about Stop Paying Taxes (Yes, Legally!) And Pay Down Your Debt[…]

Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace: On Debt and Love

Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace: On Debt and Love

The New York Times ran a story not too long ago about one woman’s high student debt and her engagement. “When Allison Brooke Eastman’s fiancé found out four months ago just how high her student loan debt was, he had a particularly strong reaction: he broke off the engagement within three days. Early on inRead more about Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace: On Debt and Love[…]