A Pre-Thanksgiving Student Loan Tweetstorm

Logan messaged me to say that I should post about our pal Lauren Rodrigue’s recent tweetstorm about her student debt.

I Could Have Avoided Student Debt, But Have No Regrets

Financially, it was a plainly hideous decision, but it was the right one for me.

The Stress of Budgeting for Grad School Right Before You Get Married

I made the grad school choice late last fall, independent of the fact that my fiance and I had happily scheduled our small, 14-person wedding for early September 2015.

When Non-High Earners Attempt to Refinance Their Student Loans

With HENRYs encountering roadblocks when trying to refinance their student loans, I was interested in seeing if non-HENRYs had any luck with getting better interest rates for their loans.

Can You Refinance Your Student Loans? Sure, If You’ve Got the Dough

Why getting a lower interest rate on your student loan can be near-impossible.

How to Lose a Student Debt Load in 180 Days

I graduated in 2014, with my hat in my hand and $8,000 owed to the Department of Education. While $8,000 was only about a third of the average student debt, it was a terrifying number for me.

What Can You Do When Your Student Loan Provider Hikes Up Your Monthly Payments?

My student loan provider raised my monthly student loan payment from $774.12 a month to $1,212.41 a month and it’s inhumane.

The Realities of the Student-Debt Crisis

How have things gotten so bad?

Living With Student Debt

My morning post yesterday about what our student debt loads are preventing us from doing may have been a depressing way to start the day, so I wanted to start today by talking a little bit about what my student loans haven’t prevented me from doing.

Beating a Student Loan Lender at Their Own Game

It’s rare to hear stories about college students taking out private student loans from a lender like Sallie Mae and then beating them in court after being hounded and sued for money after defaulting on the loans. I was able to lock-in low interest rates on the private student loans I took out, but Stefanie Gray wasn’t able to get a cosigner on her loans (both her parents passed away when she was younger) and was given “credit card-like interest rates.” That was the beginning of Gray’s troubles, but this story has a happy ending.