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Why Veterans Commit Suicide
"Some Veterans find that they feel numb and lose interest in things they used to enjoy. Others start to feel[...]
The Real Reasons Veterans Have Problems Outside The Military
Talk to ten people and you'll get ten different opinions about the true cause of why our veterans struggle.  But[...]
5 Reasons Why Employers Are Bi-Passing Vets
"...conducted interviews with 87 individuals from 69 companies to find out why this may be the case, from an employer[...]
Did The Government Just Lie About Student Debt Forgiveness?
Just when we thought we heard enough lies from our government, could it be that they strike again?  Let's hope[...]
The Raw Truth About Student Loans (What You Weren’t Told)
The Raw Truth About Student Loans (What You Weren't Told)___TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW__The Live Your Dream Foundation [Proud Foundation Inc.] is a 501[...]
Special Report: The Real Cost Of Student Loans
Special Report: The Real Cost Of Student Loans by Staff Curator | Dec 2, 2016 | Student Loan Solutions |[...]
Student Loan? The No-Payment Solution You Were never Offered
Student Loan? The No-Payment Solution You Were never OfferedBy Tom Hitchens, CEO The Proud Foundation Inc. ( Live Your Dream[...]
9 Ways To Student Loan Debt FORGIVENESS No One Told You About
​9 Ways To Student Loan Debt FORGIVENESS No One Told You AboutBy Tom Hitchens, CEO The Proud Foundation Inc. ([...]
Financial Aid Tricks To Avoid Student Loans Altogether (Just Discovered)
Financial Aid Tricks To Avoid Student Loans Altogether (Just Discovered)The Live Your Dream Foundation [Proud Foundation Inc.] is a 501[...]
15 Business Lessons Not Taught In School
What reasons, other than financial, make you want to become an entrepreneur? By: Will Lipovsky ( - You’ll learn a lot of invaluable lessons[...]
How Far Is Too Far To Resolve Student Debt
Should school closure be a legitimate reason to cancel student debt? By Danielle Douglas-Gabriel( -  Former students at ITT Technical Institutes[...]
3 Times You Might Need A Financial Advisor
Have you needed the advice of a financial advisor? by MIRANDA MARQUIT( - You can probably do better financially by managing[...]
7 Effective Personal Finance Tactics For Entrepreneurs
What financial advice would you give to a new small business owner? By: Serenity Gibbons ( - I distinctly remember the first business[...]
Did You Major In DEBT?
Do you believe free education is the answer? By: Patrice L. Onwuka ( -  Move-in day for freshmen at Tufts[...]
10 Tips To Improve Your Personal Finance Skills
How well do you control your finances? By: Joanna Nesbit ( - No matter how practiced we are at managing our[...]
Are Low Interest Rates Hurting, Or Helping Us?
How have low interest rates affected your finances? By: Mark Avallone ( - To raise or not to raise? That has been the[...]
6 Common Mistakes People Make With Student Loans
Have you made any of these mistakes? By Anne Tergesen ( - As millennials struggle to repay record levels of[...]
4 Retirement Plans Geared To The Self-Employed
How are you saving for your retirement as a self-employed person? By: Sean Williams( - Planning for retirement is arguably one[...]
Why Student Debt Matters
Will you be passing student loan debt on to your heirs?  By: JOSH BOAK ( - THE ISSUE: More Americans are[...]
6 Ways To Safeguard Your Personal Financial Information
How do you keep your financial information safe? By: Martha C. White ( - The Wells Fargo scandal that got more than 5,000 employees fired[...]
Want To Become Filthy Rich? Ignore These 52 Lies
What are your beliefs about building wealth? BY ROY HUFF ( - Most people would like to become filthy rich. The thing is,[...]
How Student Loan Servicers Put Borrowers At Risk
It doesn't say much for the Department of Education, does it? By Donna Rosato ( - Student loan payments are hard[...]
9 Stress-Reducing Facts About Money
Does money top the list of your stressors? by JOSHUA BECKER ( According to a recent survey, 71% of Americans identify money as[...]
The Gaping Hole Between Job Openings And Actual Hiring
Have you noticed this trend in your area? By: JOSH ZUMBRUN ( - One of the labor market’s biggest mysteries just got deeper:[...]
3 Beliefs You Must Ditch To Be Successful
Is fear blocking your success? By: Murray Newlands ( - “The good news is that the moment you decide that what[...]
How To Find Time To Focus On Your Money
How much time are you wasting each day? by Holly Johnson ( - For the most part, most of us know how[...]
How Student Loan Debt Strains Family Relationships
Has student loan debt created chaos in your family? By: Lauren Gensler  ( -  Alex Lykos doesn’t like to think[...]
Money-Saving Habits That Are A Waste Of Time
Another Piece To The Student Loan Crisis Puzzle
Student loans are too easy to obtain, and college degrees are too expensive. What are your thoughts? by Shaun Plum ([...]
11 Myths That Hinder Budding Entrepreneurs
Are crazy myths holding you back? by Roderick Kelly ( - I had the itch. I had a great idea and the[...]
4 Ways To Protect Your Money From Inflation
HOW ARE YOU SAFEGUARDING YOUR MONEY? By Damian Davila ( - Back in January 1980, when Jimmy Carter was President and Michael[...]
Why Student Loans Are Harder To Write Off Than Credit-Card Debt
What options have you tried to resolve your student debt? By: Neal Hutchens and Richard Fossey ( - Outstanding student loan debt[...]
2 Reasons You Don’t Need Funding For A New Business
How much do you believe it will cost to launch your business? By: Doug and Polly White ( - Recently, we were speaking to[...]
5 Strategies For Paying Off Student Debt Faster
6 Ways To Become A Recovering Spender
ARE YOU CONFUSED BY NUMBERS? By: Lauren Greutman( - They say money is easy, it is just numbers — but what if[...]
Wealth Building Advice Just For Moms
Moms: How well do you handle your finances? By: Tim Grant, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ( - Children are not only expensive —[...]
6 Things To Consider Before Co-Signing A Private Student Loan
Have you co-signed on a student loan? By Farran Powell ( - Many students need help covering the cost of college,[...]
8 Reasons Every Entrepreneur Needs A Branded Email Address
Did you forget to include a business email when setting up your business? By Amelia Willson ( -  Congratulations, you've done[...]
What You Can’t Purchase With Amazon Prime
Would you apply for a student loan through Amazon? By ANNAMARIA ANDRIOTIS ( - That was quick. A partnership between and Wells[...]
5 Ways To Double Your Money, Fast
HAVE YOU FOUND A WAY TO INCREASE YOUR SAVINGS? By: Megan Elliott ( - Millennial savings accounts are in trouble. Less than[...]
8 Cost Free Habits Of Wealthy People
Do you have daily habits that will help you become wealthy? By: Janet Miller ( - Do you know the habits of[...]
Why You Never Have As Much Money As You Think You Do
SOUND FAMILIAR? By Tex Freitag ( - It’s a common experience for millions of people to take a peek at the bank[...]
7 Popular Student Loan Refinancing Options
Do you know what to look for when refinancing student loans? By Enero Febrero ( - It’s a sad reality that most[...]
How A Currency Crisis Develops
Are we too late, or can we turn things around? By Sabado Domingo ( - When a speculative attack occurs in the[...]
Why The Desperate And Confused Become Easy Prey
Why are student loans so confusing? By: Jillian Berman ( - If you’ve ever received a phone call, Facebook ad, Twitter notification[...]
4 Less Well-Known Ways To Build Wealth
Business Owners: Pony Up Or Pay The Price
As a small business owner, will you find yourself in this situation? By: Jennifer Friedman ( - There is approximately $1.31[...]
11 Rules To Getting Rich After 50
ARE YOU TRYING TO INCREASE YOUR WEALTH LATER IN LIFE? By: - In a free market economy the ultimate goal is[...]
7 Mistakes First-Time Entrepreneurs Make
Will you be able to avoid these mistakes? By Brian D. Evans ( - I have mentored 100s of first-time entrepreneurs over[...]
Why We Need To Simplify Student Loan Repayment Programs
Were you aware that there were so many repayment options available? By Jack Remondi ( - Americans navigating the student loan[...]
4 Habits You Need To Become A Better Entrepreneur
What habits do you feel are important for success? By Pejman Ghadimi ( - After I built my third seven-figure business, one[...]
How Student Loan Debt Affects Retail Sales
How has student loan debt affected your spending habits? By: Krystina Gustafson ( - Out of whack weather, gluttonous inventories and changing[...]
4 Things Debt-Free People Don’t Do
IS YOUR GOAL TO BE DEBT-FREE? By: Sheiresa Ngo ( - Are your bills piling up in a corner on your desk? Is[...]
7 Expenses To Expect On Your Entrepreneurial Journey
Have you factored these expenses into your business plan? By Obinna Morton ( - Before making even one penny off of your[...]
The Muddled Mess Of Policing Student Loan Companies
Who's running the show here? By: Shahien Nasiripour ( - An American defaulted on a student loan direct from the U.S. Department[...]
How To Master Your Debt Like A Maze Runner
DO YOU HAVE A STRATEGY FOR GETTING OUT OF DEBT? By Tim Lemke ( - Have you ever been inside one of[...]
How One Major Student Loan Provider Duped Thousands
Wouldn't you like to be a fly on the wall when some of these policies where crafted? By Ashlee Kieler ([...]
8 Reasons Women Are Better Than Men At Business
Where do you stand in this debate? by Francesca Coleman Carr ( -  I know, I know. It’s a bit[...]
How To Cut Years Off Your Student Loan Repayment
Are you applying extra payments to your student loan debt? By: Andrew Josuweit ( - With the average student loan debt creeping[...]
10 Strategies For Creating Passive Income
Have you created a source of passive income for yourself? By Kevin ( - So 2015, was a great year in the[...]
Why We Will Always Need Cash
Could you survive without cash? By: Amber Murakami-Fester, NerdWallet ( -  In snow-swept Sweden, the rise of mobile payments is[...]
8 Tips For Effective Retirement And Tax Planning
Is your financial future secure? By Rick Pendykoski ( - The future is unpredictable, especially when it comes to your finances.[...]
6 Student Loan Mistakes You May Have Already Made
Have some of these mistakes added to your student loan debt? by Jeff Rose ( -  Every time I read the[...]
How To Make Better Financial Decisions
What is your process when making any important financial decisions? by Allan Roth ( - As a financial planner, I[...]
7 Things NOT To Do If You Want To Be Successful
Are any of these bad habits wasting your valuable time? By RahisSaifi ( - Being successful is a matter of cultivating one[...]
Why Personal Financial Failure Can Be A Good Thing
Has a glitch in your finances helped you make positive changes? By: Sam Becker, ( - Just about everybody experiences[...]
The Lies Student Loan Borrowers Believe
Have you paid fees to a debt relief company? By Mark Huffman ( - Back during the foreclosure crisis, debt relief companies took to[...]
How To Be Both Rich And Happy
Do you belief that money can buy happiness? By Brian D. Evans ( - The more money you have, of course the[...]
5 Ways To Become The Most Trusted Figure In Your Industry
Are you attracting the right opportunities? By: Sadia Suhail ( - Do you want to become one of the most trusted[...]
10 Ways You Disrespect Your Finances
How are you disrespecting your money? By Paul Michael( - If you look after your money, it will look after you.[...]
Where We May Be Headed With Student Loan Debt
Is this the answer, to completely writing off student loan debt? By: DANIEL PIANKO ( -  As this newspaper reported in April, “43% of the[...]
8 Statistics That Show How Americans Struggle With Money
How many of these numbers can you relate to? by Holly Johnson ( - When it comes to managing our money, Americans have[...]
How To Start A Business While Juggling Student Loan Debt
Do you have the right mindset to handle student loan debt while pursuing your own business? By Andrew Josuweit ( -[...]
5 Tips To Protect Yourself From Financial Fraud
ARE YOU TAKING THE RIGHT STEPS TO PROTECT YOUR FINANCES? By: Debbie Carlson ( - A day does not go by[...]
One Tiny Habit That Can Lead To Wealth
DO YOU HAVE WEALTH BUILDING HABITS THAT YOU STICK TO? By: CHRIS REINING ( - In my teens and early twenties social anxiety[...]
Why Students Need To Be Financially Literate
 Whose job is it to education new college students when it comes to student loans? By Catherine P. Montalto and Anne[...]
5 Times Delaying Retirement Savings Is Justifiable
HAVE YOU HAD TO PUT SAVING FOR RETIREMENT ON HOLD? By Damian Davila ( - About one in five Americans isn't[...]
4 Dirty Tricks Used By Student Loan Debt Collectors
Have you fallen prey to a ruthless student loan collection agency? By Bob Sullivan/ ( -  Debt collectors have been known to use[...]
7 Smart Steps For Couples To Build Wealth Together
How financially compatible are you and your spouse? By: Lesley-Anne Scorgie ( -  Money issues are indifferent to your age, gender, sexual[...]
What Entrepreneurs Need To Know About Paying Themselves
Are you paying yourself enough? By: Steph Wagner (  - Jacques Spitzer was having a great run. He’s the founder of Raindrop[...]
Why Women Need To Take Control Of Their Finances
What steps are you taking to manage your financial future?  By Carrie Kirby ( - It may seem patronizing or silly to[...]
How Student Loan Debt Affects Relationships
Is student loan debt putting pressure on your relationship? By: Laken Howard (  -  If you attended college in the[...]
4 Investing Myths You Shouldn’t Believe
Where do you go for investing advice? by MIRANDA MARQUIT ( - One of the best things you can do if you[...]
9 Answers You Need Before Starting Your Own Business
Do you have what it takes to be a business owner? By: Ryan McMunn ( - When considering starting your own[...]
3 Of The Worst Money Lessons Our Parents Passdown
What did your parents teach you about personal finances?  By: Eric McWhinnie ( - In case you haven’t noticed, financial literacy is[...]
Don’t Fall For This Scam If You Have Student Loan Debt
Have you been harassed by fraudulent collection agencies? By: Kevin Collins ( - For millions of college students in the U.S.,[...]
10 Jobs Employers Just Can’t Seem To Fill
Are the employers doing all they can to encourage people to want these jobs? By: Sam Becker ( -  Finding a[...]
5 Reasons Student Loan Consolidation Isn’t For Everyone
Did you make the mistake of consolidating your student loan debt? By: Andrew Josuweit ( - When you’ve graduated college with[...]
How To Tell If Your 401K Is A Good One
How good is your 401(K) plan? By Tim Lemke ( - If you work for a company, there's a good chance that[...]
Why Middle-Income Jobs Are Disappearing The Fastest
Is it safe to say that it may be time to diversify and learn a new skill? by MARTHA C.[...]
8 Financial Wake Up Calls
HOW ARE YOU CORRECTING THESE WAKE UP CALLS? By Mikey Rox ( - Can't seem to get a handle on your finances?[...]
What Top Economists Want Us To Believe About Student Debt
Can we really believe what the economists tell us? By: Bob Bryan ( - President Barack Obama's top economists think that you have the[...]
5 Things That Are Stopping You From Getting Rich
Do you know what's blocking you from building wealth?  By: Sienna Beard ( - We would all love to have extra money,[...]
Why Working Your Way Through School Is A Thing Of the Past
Was college a juggling act for you? By: Leah Arnold-Smeets ( - It used to be that students could work their way[...]
7 Signs You’re Not Earning Enough Money
Are you searching for a way out of your financial rut?  By: Miriam Caldwell ( -If you are constantly struggling[...]
Why A Big Chunk Of Americans Have ‘Negative Wealth’
Are you part of the 15.1% with 'negative wealth'?  By: Chloe Pfeiffer ( - Most people have some debt — payments to make,[...]
3 Money Mistakes Many Freelancers Make
Have you included these in your financial plan? by MIRANDA MARQUIT ( - One of the ways that many people achieve[...]
A Nasty Case Of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”
Do you understand all of your options when it comes to student loan debt? By Annie Waldman( - Some restaurants have secret[...]
10 Basic Financial Formulas Everyone Should Know
Do you know your way around these financial formulas? By: - Finance is all about numbers. Luckily, you don’t have to be[...]
Student Loans And A Perplexing Partnership
You have to wonder what the motives are behind this one, right? By Lauren Camera( - Wells Fargo and Amazon are[...]
11 Mistakes Standing Between And A Million Bucks
Are you holding yourself back from becoming a millionaire?  By: JOHN RAMPTON ( - I've been a millionaire three separate times in[...]
6 Signs You Are Carrying Too Much Debt
Are you overburdened with too much debt?  By Valencia Higuera ( - Many financial experts report that the average household carries[...]
How To Juggle Student Debt And Do What You Love
Have you been able to carve out a little bit of enjoyment while paying down student debt? By: Russ Hryvnak ([...]
3 Simple Steps To Double Your Money
Are you getting the most out of your 401(K)? by Chuck Saletta ( - When it comes to investing, there are very[...]
Student Loan Debt A “Bogus Crisis” – WHAT?
Calling all people with student loan debt, is this crisis bogus? By: CLAUDIO SANCHEZ ( - There's a new book out about[...]
Common Financial Regrets And How To Avoid Them
WHAT REGRETS DO YOU HAVE WHEN IT COMES TO YOUR FINANCES? By: Matthew Frankel / The Motley Fool ( - Three-fourths of Americans[...]
Where The Fallout Of Student Debt Will Land
Do they realize the can of worms they will be opening? By: Bill Bennett ( - Unbeknownst to many, the Department of Education[...]
How To Create Financial Security
How secure are you about your financial future?  By Masood Vojdani ( - Whether you're a millennial just out of college,[...]
Why You Should Return Excess Student Loan Money
How much extra are you paying on student loans from overspending? By Erin Lowry ( - Student loans make it all too[...]
10 Uncomfortable Deeds That Lead To Success
How often do you step out of your comfort zone? By: TRAVIS BRADBERRY( - T.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when[...]
How Naive We Are When Taking Out Student Loans
Can you relate to any of these? by Holly Johnson ( - More than $1.3 trillion dollars, with $2,726 added every second.[...]
Are We Too Pessimistic About The Economy?
Pessimistic, or optimistic, which way are you leaning? by Heather Long ( - The U.S. stock market is at record high, unemployment is[...]
Why You Need To Ignore Your Student Loan Grace Period
Start paying as soon as possible, right? Lenders love that grace period. By: Tom Anderson ( - After walking across the[...]
15 Money Myths That Can Jeopardize Your Retirement
HOW MANY OF THESE MONEY MYTHS HAVE YOU BEEN BELIEVING? By: Debbie Anderson ( - Many Americans are on track to fall short[...]
How To Tell An Entrepreneur From A ‘Wantrepreneur’
Are you an entrepreneur, or a wantrepreneur? By: RAHUL VARSHNEYA ( - How do you justify spending thousands of dollars in building[...]
12 Ways Student Loan Debt Is Stifling Peoples Lives
What dreams have you put on hold due to student loan debt? By: ( - Student loan debt has increased[...]
4 Ways To Harness Financial Self-Discipline
HOW MUCH DISCIPLINE DO YOU HAVE WHEN IT COMES TO YOUR FINANCES? by ALEXA MASON ( - What separates the financially successful[...]
Hope For Anyone Who Has Had A Student Loan Forgiven
Were you hit with a hefty tax bill after your student loan was written off? By: John Sandman ( - People[...]
Why We Are Slaves To Our Debt
WE SURE HAVE BEEN BRAINWASHED HAVEN'T WE? By: M.J. Higby ( -“It was apparent that materialism was in complete control of the economic[...]
6 Lies About Creating Wealth
Do you believe everything you hear, or do you believe in unconventional wisdom? By: Mark Ford ( -  Many commonly[...]
The Scariest Student Loan Number Isn’t Always The Largest
Do you ever wonder why a college education is so expensive? By: DEREK THOMPSON ( -"I feel I kind of ruined my[...]
The Importance Of Reviewing Your Money Goals
ARE YOUR MONEY GOALS STILL ON TRACK? by MIRANDA MARQUIT( - We hear, all the time, about how important it is[...]
What To Do When You Can’t Afford Your Student Loans
Do you understand your options when repaying student loans? By: Kristin Wong ( - Student loans are a sticky topic. Our[...]
The Dark Truth About The $70,000 Minimum Wage Experiment
HOW WOULD A SIGNIFICANT RAISE IN WAGE IMPACT YOUR LIFE? By: Sam Becker( - In 2015, a small Seattle-based payment processing company[...]
Student Loan Relief Could Mean Huge Economic Disaster
Will this amendment pass? By Stephanie Downey ( - In response to pressure from the Obama administration, the Department of Education[...]
How To Deal With Lifestyle Inflation
HAS YOUR SPENDING INCREASED? by David Ning( - Once you trade up, you are never going back. Lifestyle inflation is[...]
Why Student Loan Forgiveness Doesn’t End The Nightmare
Have you been hit with a huge tax bill after having your debt forgiven? By: John Fritze ( - Andrew Wall[...]
7 Legal Ways To Earn Tax-Free Income
WHO LIKES GIVING UNCLE SAM A CUT OF THEIR EARNINGS, RIGHT? By: Sean Williams / The Motley Fool ( - We may be roughly[...]
The Sneaky Way Lenders Are Adding To Student Loan Debt
How much extra debt has interest capitalization added to your student loan balance? By: Teddy Nykiel / NerdWallet ( - Something may be quietly[...]
12 Wealth Building Strategies You Need To Know
WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE THE MILLIONAIRE NEXT DOOR? By: Wes Moss ( -If you haven’t read the book The Millionaire[...]
The Student Loan Problem No One Talks About
What do you have to show for your student loan debt? By: Jillian Berman ( - More than one-quarter of student loan borrowers have[...]
10 Money Lessons From Yoda
7 Items For Your Retirement To-Do List
HAVE YOU ADDED THESE TO YOUR RETIREMENT CHECKLIST? By: Tom Sightings ( - It's difficult to know when you are[...]
The Crippling Impact Of Student Loan Debt On Would-Be Entrepreneurs
Has student loan debt crippled your dream of becoming a business owner? By Matt Lenhard ( - In recent years, young people[...]
8 Rules Worth Breaking To Build Wealth
Would you prefer being right side up and broke, or upside down and rich? By Melissa Ezarik ( - Being "upside down" is[...]
How We Became Student-Debt Slaves
Where did your student loan debt story begin? By: ERIC WESTERVELT ( - Most everyone knows someone adversely affected by student debt:[...]
3 Financial Tips For Side-Giggers And Entrepreneurs
Have you embraced the side-gig economy? by Stacey Tisdale ( - A study by Invoice2go found that more Americans are embracing the[...]
4 Student Debt Horror Stories
Do you have a student loan horror story? BY TYLER O'NEIL ( - Millennials know the story by heart. Work hard in[...]
5 Steps Before Beginning An Entrepreneurial Endeavor
Will you start out on the right foot as an entrepreneur? By: Gerard Adams ( - Nobody is born an entrepreneur. Different people[...]
How America Can Fix Its Student Loan Crisis
Should the U.S. take a cue from Australia? By SUSAN DYNARSKI ( - Americans owe $1.3 trillion in student loans. More[...]
Myths About Wealth You Need To Ignore
WHAT DYSFUNCTIONAL MONEY MESSAGES DID YOU LEARN WHEN YOU WERE YOUNG? By: Sheiresa Ngo( - Have you ever been curious about the key[...]
How Lenders Are Protecting Themselves From Defaults
Are you on the hook for your children's student loan debt? By ANNAMARIA ANDRIOTIS( - Student loans aren’t just for students anymore.[...]
Is “Lizard Brain” Derailing Your Finances?
HAVE YOU TAMED YOUR "LIZARD BRAIN"? By Claire Millard( - When it comes to your personal finances, you're in the driver's seat,[...]
Knowing When To Hire A Student Loan Lawyer
Has your student loan debt become a nightmare? By Melanie Lockert( - Being buried in student loan debt isn’t fun. But[...]
4 Risks Factors That Could Tip The U.S. Into Recession
Are you bracing your finances for a recession? By: JOSH ZUMBRUN ( - Many economists believe the U.S. faces a non-negligible risk of[...]
How Not Understanding Student Loan Vocabulary Can Cost You
Are you confused by some of the student loan vocabulary? By: Betsy Mayotte( - The Student Loan Ranger likes to give[...]
12 Principles Of Goal-Oriented Personal Finance
How do you approach your finances? by Trent Hamm ( - Different people approach personal finance in different ways. Some[...]
5 Student Loan Changes For 2016
Will these changes help you pay off your student loans? By: Andrew Josuweit ( - These days, being an average student[...]
10 States With The Biggest Wealth Gaps
How many people, in these states, hold college degrees that are worthless to them right now? By: Megan Elliott ( - Income[...]
The Real Reason You Can’t Save Money
HOW ARE YOU AT SAVING MONEY? By: Eric McWhinnie ( - Americans are notoriously bad savers. We have such of a hard[...]
Even In Death Student Loan Debt Lives On
Life, death, hardship, it doesn't matter, it's all about the money isn't it? By ANNIE WALDMAN ( Amid a haze of[...]
12 Ways To Wake Up Richer Tomorrow
Have you discovered ways to make some extra cash online? By Tim Lemke ( - Here at Wise Bread, we like to[...]
Student Loan Crisis: How We Got Into This Mess
Have you ever wondered who is profiting from student loans? By James B. Steele and Lance Williams ( - A generation ago,[...]
4 Financial Reasons Not To Share Your Political Views
DO YOU KEEP YOUR POLITICAL VIEWS TO YOURSELF? By Paul Michael ( - We live in a world that makes it incredibly[...]
How High Student Loan Debt Is Crippling Retirement Savings
Will you be able to save for retirement while paying your student loan debt? By: Brian O'Connell ( - Astronomical student loan[...]
5 Ways To Stay Focused On Success
Do you have the focus and perseverance to become an entrepreneur?  By: Michael Noice ( - To be a successful entrepreneur,[...]
The Many Faces Of Student Loan Debt
What is your student loan story?  By Lance Williams ( - ‘A carefully constructed trap’ Hillary Finne says she ran up her[...]
How To Never Fall Into Debt Again
HAVE YOU COMMITTED TO STAYING OUT OF DEBT? by VINCENT KING ( - Many Americans have a dream they’ll never realize: living[...]
5 Careers That Offer Student Loan Forgiveness
Are you willing to work in any of these careers to have your student loan debt forgiven? By Ashley Eneriz[...]
12 Strategies For Simplifying Your Finances
Do you prefer simplicity when dealing with your finances? by: Trent Hamm ( I’ve been writing about personal finance virtually[...]
The Real Culprits Behind The Student Loan Crisis
Is our Government interested in making repayment easier, or are they just adding to the problem? By Carlo Salerno ([...]
10 Ways Wealth Is Created
DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO GET RICH? By: Trent Hamm ( - How do people get “rich”? It’s a[...]
2 Situations That Won’t Get You Out Of Student Loan Debt
Does it feel like you will be saddled with student loan debt for the rest of your life? By Ryan Lane ([...]
12 Personal Finance Skills Everyone Should Conquer
How many of these financial skills have you mastered? By Dr Penny Pincher ( - I was happy to see that my[...]
How To Pay Off Student Loans Without That Degree
Unfortunately, when you decide college isn't the right fit, student loans still need to be paid. By: DEVON DELFINO ( - You’ve[...]
Why You Need A Safety Net
What's your excuse for not having a safety net? By Terry McCoy ( - There are really only two ways to live:[...]
5 Strategic Questions That Help Grow Wealth
What steps are you taking to save for your future? By: Laura Adams ( - Becoming rich doesn’t happen overnight. Unless you win[...]
Why Happy Graduates May Result In Angry Taxpayers
Will you be a happy graduate, or an angry taxpayer? By: - In its final months the Obama Administration is accelerating[...]
Beware: Bad Money Habits Run In the Family
What messages about money did you receive when growing up? By: Megan Elliott( -You got your sense of humor from[...]
6 Very Real Student Loan Forgiveness Options
Will you be using a student loan forgiveness program? By: Megan Elliott ( - Struggling to pay back your student loans? You’re[...]
10 Ways To Build Wealth As A Couple
How well do you and your significant other handle financial issues together? By: Kathleen Elkins ( - Getting married or moving in with[...]
7 Signs You Need To Change Financial Advisors
How trustworthy is your financial advisor? By Maryalene LaPonsie ( - Your financial advisor is supposed to help you build wealth for[...]
Here’s What College Didn’t Teach You About Money
Are you prepared for life after college? by Katie Lobosco( - It may seem like you learned a lot over the[...]
Why You Should Proceed With Caution When Co-Signing Loans
Have you co-signed on a loan, only to regret it later? By ANN CARRNS( - Parents and family members may think[...]
Why Have 43% Of The Jobless Quit Looking For Work?
Have you been unemployed for a long period of time? By: Jeff Cox ( -  Nearly half of unemployed Americans have[...]
How Forgiven Student Loans Impact Your Credit
Sad, but true, we are a slave to our credit score. Has student loan forgiveness affected your credit? By Constance[...]
8 Money Moves That Are Always A Good Idea
Sticking to the basics seems to work the best. by Holly Johnson( - Between the so-called money experts, your family members,[...]
How Student Loan Debt Affects Homeownership
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Have you had the pleasure of a robocall trying to collect on a student loan? By: JILLIAN BERMAN ( - A battle is[...]
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Are you making ends meet living on minimum wage? By Amy Livingston ( - In the summer of 2014, several prominent politicians made[...]
Shocking! Majority Of Student Loans Still Upaid
How do you think we should resolve the student loan debt issue? By MoneyTips ( - Do you have outstanding debt[...]
10 Facts About Money That Will Tick You Off
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How Student Loans Impact Your Taxes
Did your student loan debt affect your taxes this year? By Ashley Eneriz ( - Tax time can make many feel[...]
The Hidden Traps Of Debt Forgiveness
Has a debt forgiveness program come back to bite you in the wallet? By: Liz Weston / NerdWallet ( -  The Credit[...]
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Should we do away with the 8-hour workday? By: Travis Bradberry ( - The eight-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach[...]
3 Tips From The Rich For Building Wealth
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Do you see entrepreneurship in your child's future? By: Jean Chatzky ( - If you’re the parent of a child entering[...]
The Real Reason Behind Employers Paying For College
Would you leave a job for a tuition reimbursement benefit? By: Jon Marcus ( - It was when a loyal employee named Amber told[...]
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8 Important Facts About Direct Student Loan Consolidation
What interest rate will you be paying to consolidate your direct loans? By Farran Powell ( -  While the federal program[...]
4 Important Elements Of Financial Health
Are you financially healthy? By: Eric McWhinnie ( - We often hear that Americans need to save more money or plan better[...]
10 Debt Management Tips For College Grads
Do you have a plan for paying your debt after college? By Allison Martin ( - Congratulations, college graduate! You’ve just completed[...]
4 Signs Of Being Greedy With Money
Are you, or someone you know, greedy when it comes to money? By: Sienna Beard ( - Greed makes the world go[...]
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It is time for a change, isn't it? By MARIE-JOSEÉ KRAVIS ( -  An economy that has struggled for growth for seven[...]
3 Factors When Deciding To Refinance Student Loans
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4 Money Goals To Reach In Your 30s
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8 Student Loan Repayment Myths
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9 Ways To Build Wealth In Midlife
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The Hidden Cost Of Repayment Plans
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3 Bad Financial Decisions The Government Encourages
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Why We Should Care About Student Loan Interest Rates
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Has your pride gotten you into a financial mess? By: Paul Michael/Wise Bread ( - It’s said that of all the sins, pride[...]
5 Mistakes To Avoid When Dealing With Student Loans
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12 Financial Rules To Live By
Do you have any particular financial rules that you follow? By: Liz Weston (NerdWallet) - One-size-fits-all financial advice isn’t supposed to work.[...]
3 Ways To Deal With Private Student Loan Debt
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How To Invest When You Don’t Have A Lot
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Why Student Loan Holders Are Stuck In Limbo
Will you take a chance and wait for the election? By: Nick Clements ( - The burden of student loan debt[...]
60 Basic Rules Of Personal Finance
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Will you be fortunate enough to land a job with one of the 1% that offers student loan assistance? By: JILLIAN BERMAN( - Much[...]
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5 Habits Of Successful Savers
Are you a successful saver? by Lucy Lazarony ( - Successful saving and investing takes time and persistence. To have the money[...]
6 Financial Mistakes Too Many Small Businesses Make
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10 Beliefs About Money You Need To Ignore
How many of these thoughts have you had?  By: Steve Siebold ( - There are many reasons people struggle with money.[...]
Think Twice Before Paying Off Student Loans
Don't panic, prioritize, right? By: Shahar Ziv ( - “But how much have you saved for retirement?” That’s the question you should[...]
15 Lifelong Money Lessons Never Taught In School
But, can we trust public schools with something so important? By: Kathleen Elkins ( - Less than half of states[...]
Strategies For Paying Off Your Student Loans Faster
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5 Perks Of Starting A Small Side Business
Do you juggle a job, and small side business? BY BO JOHNSON ( - Entrepreneurship: a word I simultaneously adore and despise.[...]
The Hidden Cost Of Student Loan Debt Relief Companies
Did you make the mistake of dealing with a debt relief company? By: BRIANNA MCGURRAN ( - As student loan debt grows,[...]
6 Reasons Women Still Earn Less Than Men
Are you caught in the gender gap? By: Jan Bruce  ( - Women hold more executive and political positions than ever before.[...]
7 Steps To Start Thriving Financially
Are you in survival mode when it comes to your finances? By Miriam Caldwell( - When you are living in[...]
7 Entrepreneur Attributes You Need To Succeed
Do you have these attributes? By: Martin Zwilling ( - There are a few entrepreneurs who seem to always be[...]
Misconceptions About Money And Social Acceptance
Do you attribute money to social acceptance? by Trent Hamm ( - Just the other day, I came across this great section[...]
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It seems to be where we are heading, wouldn't you agree? By: Rob Caucci ( - It becoming almost commonplace.[...]
10 Student Loan Facts For College Grads
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The Surging Student Debt Burden For Retirees
Have you been saddled with student loan debt in your retirement years? By Dan Weil ( - You probably have seen[...]
Why It’s Important To Invest In Yourself
Have you overlooked this important investment? by Miranda Marquit ( - We focus on stocks and bonds when we think[...]
6 Money Lessons Every College Graduate Needs To Learn
Will you be financially prepared after you graduate? by Holly Johnson ( - Beyond the relative safety of college sits[...]
15 Lifelong Money Lessons Never Taught In School
Shouldn't we be teaching kids about money in school? By: Kathleen Elkins ( - Less than half of states in[...]
How To Go From Broke To Retired In 10 years
Are you up for the challenge? By: Dana Ansbach ( - Finding yourself broke later in life is no fun. It[...]
How To Avoid Student Loan Headaches
Will you have your strategy figured out within the 6 month grace period? By Bob Sullivan ( - May is[...]
How Inflation Could Crack Your Nest Egg
Will your nest egg stand up to the test of inflation? By: Kelley Holland ( - Remember inflation? It's been[...]
4 Things To Do Before Refinancing Student Loans
Will you be refinancing your student loans? By Abby Hayes ( - Thanks to new programs from banks and specialized[...]
10 Things To Know About Money Before You Turn 50
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Are you graduating with debt in 2016? By AIMEE PICCHI( - Graduating from college should be a time of celebration,[...]
The Power Of Small Achievable Goals
Do you set yourself up for failure with big, unattainable goals? by Trent Hamm ( - One of the big problems with[...]
How Student Loan Debt Can Follow You To The Grave
Shouldn't taxes also be forgiven in certain situations? By Constance Brinkley-Badgett ( - The tragic death of a Maine man in 2012 has[...]
What Every Woman Needs To Know About Money
Has the gender gap affected your finances? By Sandra Block and Jane Bennett Clark ( - Consider a pair of twins who grow[...]
How To Track Your Net Worth
Do you know your net worth? By: Rob Berger ( - Tracking your net worth is the single best way[...]
8 Rules To Break To Build Wealth
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Should a college education be free for everyone? By: Jessica Dickler ( -What if tuition was $0? With college costs[...]
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Between the Government and some ruthless colleges, student borrows just can't win! By ANDREA FULLER ( - U.S. education officials adjusted the student-loan[...]
Why You Need A Financial Independence Plan
Have you dropped the old notions of retirement planning for a newer approach? By Claire Millard ( - In the golden age[...]
How To Teach Your Kids To Pay For Their Own Education
Are you starting this lesson early enough? By: Ginger Dean ( - It’s no secret that a post secondary education[...]
9 Missteps On The Road To Financial Independence
Have you made some mistakes when trying to get your finances in order? by Trent Hamm ( - Over the past 10 years,[...]
How A Student Loan Giant Practices Deception
Are you a student loan borrower caught up in this deception? By: Shahien Nasiripour ( - Navient Corp., the nation’s largest student[...]
13 Costly Habits That Block Building Wealth
Do you need to break any of these bad habits? By Kathleen Elkins ( - Getting rich is a long-term game. The[...]
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What vital information was omitted when you decided to go to college? By Samual Garner ( - Every once in a while,[...]
Could You Pass A Financial Fitness Quiz?
How well do you handle your finances? by MIRANDA MARQUIT ( - I’ve spent a lot time thinking about my financial situation[...]
3 Ways Student Loans Will Change
Will these changes help clean up the mess they have made? By Betsy Mayotte( - The Obama administration made it clear[...]
How To Think Your Way To Financial Success
Do you pay attention to your thoughts when it comes to your finances? By: Scott Spann( -As a financial planner[...]
How To Pay Off Student Loans In 10 Years
Will you be able to pay your student loans off early? by Reyna Gobel ( - Not only is paying your[...]
6 Ways To Kick-Start Your Savings After Graduation
How well will you do with saving money after you graduate? By Sabado Domingo ( - Congratulations! It won’t be long before[...]
Changing Your Relationship With Money For Good
How is your relationship with money? By: Dara Luber ( - A key problem when it comes to personal finance and[...]
Would You Rather Appear Wealthy Or Be Wealthy?
So...which would you choose? by Trent Hamm ( - I’m going to boil this down for you into a simple question. Would[...]
12 Easy Ways To Avoid Student Loan Debt
How will you avoid student loan debt? By Daniel Matthews (Wise Bread) - College awaits, but the shared dilemma all students face[...]
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Do you live in one of these states? By: Justin Boyle ( - When it comes to paying off your[...]
5 Reasons It’s So Hard To Make Financial Progress
Are you making progress on the path to financial independence? By: Trent Hamm ( - While I love writing and talking[...]
4 Ways To Balance Business With Your Students Loans
Where there's a will, there's a way, right? By: KARI LUCKETT( - Starting a business can be challenging, especially from a[...]
6 Ways Life Changes When You’re Debt-Free
Do feel it is normal to have debt, or do you avoid debt? By Mikey Rox ( - Some people think debt[...]
10 Things To Hate About Student Loans
What will the next wave of graduates face? by Jeanne Kelly ( - Believe it or not, graduation season is creeping up.[...]
5 Ways To Strengthen Your Finances Before You Retire
How much confidence do you have in your retirement plan? By Ashley Eneriz ( - If retirement is only a few years down[...]
When Student Loan Payments Are As Large As A Mortgage
How much of your income does your student loan suck up each month? By TARA SIEGEL BERNARD ( - Every month,[...]
6 Ways To Protect Yourself From Inflation Fallout
How do you soften the impact of inflation on your finances? By Michelle Smith ( - If you knew someone was coming[...]
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Are you focusing too much energy on pay off your student loans? By Beth Braverman ( -For young adults weighed down[...]
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Should we make college free for those who want a higher education? By: Maggie McGrath ( -How do we fix the ever-growing[...]
Freelancers: How To Save More Than $50,000 For Retirement
As a freelancer are you putting enough away for your retirement? By: Sharon Epperson ( - As a freelancer, you are the[...]
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Are you toying with the idea of becoming an entrepreneur? By Greg McFarlane ( - Who pays a greater share of their[...]
How To Overcome An Employment Gap
Have you had a gap in employment? By:  Susan M. Heathfield ( - An employment gap is a period of months or years[...]
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But what are the tax consequences? Will there be any? By: JILLIAN BERMAN ( - Hundreds of thousands of student loan borrowers will[...]
How To Break The Paycheck To Paycheck Cycle
Are you living paycheck-to-paycheck? by MIRANDA MARQUIT ( - When my then-husband and I first married, we lived paycheck to paycheck,[...]
12 Ways To Avoid Student Loan Debt
Will you be able to avoid student loan debt? By Daniel Matthews ( - College awaits, but the shared dilemma all students[...]
3 Bad Money Lessons You Learn From Your Parents
What money lessons have your parents taught you? By: Eric McWhinnie ( - In case you haven’t noticed, financial literacy is infamously[...]
How Better Pay For Women Would Kickstart Economic Growth
How does the gender gap affect your income? By: Kerri Anne Renzulli ( - Full gender equality in the workplace could boost the[...]
The Huge Risks Taxpayers Take When Lending To Students
Guess who will be footing this huge bill. By: Preston Cooper ( - Democratic politicians often claim that the federal government[...]
12 Ways To Build Wealth For Early Retirement
Will you have enough money saved to retire early? By: - Believe it or not, building wealth for a secure,[...]
How To Save For A Home While Carrying Student Debt
Is student debt standing in your way of becoming a homeowner? By: Tom Anderson ( - If you’re saddled with student debt,[...]
Who Is To Blame For The Slowing Economy?
Where do you place the blame? By: Steven Rattner ( - ECONOMIC alarm bells are ringing: Financial markets have wilted. Forecasters[...]
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It's time for the Department of Education to answer for some of their crimes, don't you agree? By John Sandman ( - When[...]
4 Ways To Build Wealth From Scratch
Do you find ways to save money, even when you are broke? by Holly Johnson ( - When you are living paycheck[...]
The Downside Of Student Loan Forgiveness
The lesson here is to make an informed decision. By: Robert Farrington ( - Student loan forgiveness is what every student loan borrower[...]
5 Reasons To Start A Business With Your Spouse
Are you considering going into business after retirement? By Barry Silverstein ( - If you’re transitioning from full-time employment to retirement but[...]
3 Money Exercises To Build Your Bank Account
Do you have enough in savings for a financial emergency? By: Eric McWhinnie ( - Americans are so financially out of[...]
Avoid Falling For This Student Debt Relief Scam
Have you fallen for this scam? By ANN CARRNS ( - THE last thing that borrowers struggling with student debt need is[...]
5 Interesting Things To Know About The Economy This Week
Some interesting happenings about our economy this past week. By Andrew Soergel ( -  Consumers Ho-Hum Over Economy What Happened: Consumer[...]
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Where and when do you think this will end? By: Jeff Cox ( - As student loan debt piles up, defaults[...]
4 Financial Myths You Shouldn’t Fall For
Have you fallen for any of these? by JESSICA SOMMERFIELD ( - April Fool’s Day is known for for its fun, (mostly)[...]
How To Find A Financial Role Model
Do you have a financial mentor? By Sabah Karimi ( - If you're struggling with your budget every month or just can't[...]
5 Ways To Tackle Your Student Loan Debt
Have you put your life on hold for student debt? By Teddy Nykiel (NerdWallet) - Jess and Ryan Weaver of Elkhart, Indiana,[...]
4 Lifestyle Changes That Can Save You Thousands
Have you changed your spending habits to save more money? By Josh Felber ( - Some days, my spending habits get the[...]
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Will these 5 principles solve the problem? by Nika Knight ( - "It's long past time for the Department of Education's bank to[...]
10 Ways To Increase Your Net Worth
Are you working on escaping the paycheck-to-paycheck lifestyle? By Tim Lemke( - Do you live a paycheck-to-paycheck existence? Or are you[...]
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Should we forgo an education in favor of going into business? By Jen Mishory and Conan Knoll ( - Youth unemployment has[...]
7 Skills To Achieve Financial Goals
Do you put these skills to good use? by Trent Hamm ( - Financial goals are never a short-term thing. People don’t[...]
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Are your parents carrying your student loan debt? By: ANNAMARIA ANDRIOTIS( - As rising tuition costs pile ever-higher debts on students, lenders[...]
3 Reasons Small Businesses Fail
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Why You Shouldn’t Bank On Student Loan Forgiveness
Are you saddled with student loan debt? By: Rebecca Lake ( - Student loan debt tops $1 trillion in the U.S.[...]
2 Traits Every Entrepreneur Needs
What traits do feel are important for succeeding in small business? By: Jim Dougherty ( - What are the most important attributes you[...]
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Is this intentional, or are we to blame? By: - Americans have about $1.3 trillion in student loan debt.[...]
Why There Is No Shortage Of Money
Do you have the lack of mindset? by Andrea Schulman ( Does attracting more money with the Law of Attraction make you[...]
Why The Economy Might Never Recover
Where do you see us heading in all of this? By: Jacob Davidson ( - In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis,[...]
Fired, Then Rehired: What Are They Thinking?
Do you think they made the right choice? By: Michael Stratford ( - The U.S. Department of Education has rehired two of the[...]
3 Simple Ways To Build Wealth
We understand these steps, but how well do we follow them? By William Artzberger ( - Building wealth - it's a topic[...]
8 Financial Decisions You Will Regret Forever
Are you living with some of these regrets? By Bob Niedt ( -  Financial regrets. We’ve all had a few. But[...]
2 Smart Paths For Student Loan Borrowers
Which path will you take? By Teddy Nykiel ( - The road to getting rid of your student loan debt may feel[...]
10 Great Reasons To Use A Cash-Only Spending Plan
Have you tried a cash only spending plan? by April Borbon ( - Are you in debt? Have you got into the[...]
Could Your Money Beliefs Make You Wealthy? Or Poor?
What kind of thoughts are holding you back financially? By: Gary Foreman ( - For ages, mankind has speculated on the power[...]
Is The Student Loan Crisis ‘Overblown’?
Are we overreacting? What's your opinion? By Amy R. Connolly ( - The head of the Washington, D.C.-based Center on Higher Education[...]
10 Ways You Can Be Better With Money
Do you know how to manage your money? By LaToya Irby ( - Being good with money is about more than just[...]
Your 401(K) Plan May Be Paying Your Student Loan Debt
Is this an option you will need to consider? By: Rebecca Greenfield ( - Imagine a world in which the standard benefit package[...]
11 Small Money Moves To Boost Your Finances
Do you spend enough time on your financial planning? By Allison Martin ( - How much time do you spend on your[...]
The Latest Rage In Paying Off Student Loan Debt
Does your employer offer student loan reimbursement? By Allesandra Lanza ( -  Student loan reimbursement as an employer-provided benefit is all[...]
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Is there an entrepreneur hiding inside of you? By: Patti Greene ( - Over the past decade women worldwide have made[...]
10 Steadfast Rules For Building Wealth
How serious are you about building wealth? By Jia Lynn Yang ( - Fumbling when it comes to investing? Don't panic. 1.[...]
How Far Would You Go To Be Free Of Student-Loan Debt?
Are you desperate enough to do any of these things to get rid of student loan debt? By MarketWatch - How far[...]
5 Things Entrepreneurs Need To Know About Social Media
Is social media part of your business plan? By: JAYSON DEMERS ( - Social media has become a popular (and profitable) marketing[...]
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Do you know how to maximize your tax savings on your student loan debt? By: Stephen Dash ( - If you’re one[...]
How To Get Your Finances In Order In Just One Day
Do you set impossible or unachievable goals when it comes to getting your finances in order? By Nick Clements( - Every[...]
Don’t Let Student Loan Debt Sink Your Retirement
Will student loan debt be a part of your retirement? By: Maurie Backman ( -  We all hear a lot about[...]
3 Tips For Small Business Owners Facing The Declining Economy
Are you a small business owner battling the declining economy? By: Mark Avallone ( - U.S. small business confidence is at a[...]
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Wow - who is in charge here? By: Shahien Nasiripour ( - Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has accused the Education Department of[...]
Financial Literacy: What Grade Would You Get?
Are we shutting down, or do we just not care? By: Kelley Holland ( - We are a nation of illiterates. Financial[...]
What’s Harder To Pay Than Credit Cards, Mortgages, And Car Loans?
What alternatives do you have available for paying your student debt? By: - Despite the many alternative repayment plans[...]
Can We Live In A World Without Cash?
Is this where we are headed? By: - Forecast The European Union will likely soon decommission the 500-euro note in an[...]
3 Times When Your Student Loan Could Be Discharged
Do any of these scenarios apply to you? By Betsy Mayotte ( - The Student Loan Ranger receives quite a few emails[...]
3 Absolute Must-Have Views Toward Money
Does your wealth building plan include these views? By: Nick Ruiz ( - When you see wealthy people who seem to have[...]
Juggling Student Debt After College
How will you deal with your student debt after you graduate? By: YUKI NOGUCHI ( - When Samuel Smith graduated with[...]
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Do you ever wonder where all of your money goes each month? By Karen Cordaway ( - While 2016 is in full[...]
5 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Invest In
Do you have a strategy for success in place for your business? By Paul Sisolak ( - Every new entrepreneur with a[...]
4 Horrible Consequences Of Defaulting On Student Loans
Have you ever wondered what kind of nightmare you signed up for after accepting student loan money? by: Abby Jackson ( - This month,[...]
7 Things Financially Successful People DON’T Do
What are your financial goals? By: Jeff Rose ( - What are a few financial goals you're aspiring to reach? Perhaps[...]
9 Wealth Building Secrets From Millionaires
Who would you rather get wealth building advice from? By: - Everyone wants to be a millionaire. It’s the[...]
A Whopping 31% of U.S. Govt Assets Are Student Loans
And who do we have to blame for this? by MIKE FLYNN ( - Late last week, the U.S. Treasury Department released[...]
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How strong is your belief system as an entrepreneur? By: Garrett Gunderson ( - Recently I connected with serial entrepreneur, Woody[...]
Don’t Make This Huge Mistake When Repaying Student Loans
What seems like a solution to your problem, is no solution at all! By: John Wasik ( - Other than[...]
You’ll Never Get Rich If You Fear Your Financial Advisor
How intimidated are you by your financial advisor? By: Larry Light ( - What does your advisor do for you? Too[...]
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Do you find yourself using any of these excuses? BY TOMER GARZBERG ( - We all have dreams of being a billionaire[...]
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Do any of these sound familiar to you? by Holly Johnson ( -By now, you may have heard about the famed[...]
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Would you flee the country to dodge your student loan debt? By Alexander Coggin ( - It's difficult to overstate how crushing[...]
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We hear about the huge pile of debt, but how is this truly affecting peoples lives? By: Mark Kantrowitz( - When discussing[...]
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Are you organized and self-motivated enough to work from home? by Trent Hamm ( - In Monday’s reader mailbag, I answered a[...]
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Some great advice from three experts. By: Matthew Frankel, Dan Caplinger, and Brian Stoffel ( - Americans have a total of[...]
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Do you just settle for what you get, or are you an aggressively enterprising person? By: Danny Ally( - Why do[...]
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It sure isn't helping the economy, is it? By:The Poughkeepsie Journal - It is no secret that college education costs are astronomical,[...]
6 Ways To Reduce Your Taxable Income
Do you pay a professional to prepare your taxes, or do you prepare them yourself? By Deacon Hayes ( - As the new[...]
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What changes would you make in our system to help more people through college without piling on debt? By:[...]
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3 Facts About The New Student Loan Interest Rates
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3 Foolproof Ways To Build Wealth
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Crushing Tax Bill For Ex-Students
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How To Avoid Student Loan Default
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5 Characteristics Of True Entrepreneurs
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Student Loan Debt: Not Just A Millennial Problem
It seems that no one is safe from this devastating problem. By Jillian Berman ( - The explosion in student debt over the[...]
What Does It Mean To Be Rich?
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Few People Understand The Basics Of Student Loans
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When Your Tax Refund Is Seized For Student Loans
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6 Character Traits Necessary In Business
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What Would You Do To Erase Student Debt?
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When Student Loans Grow Out Of Control
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5 Things Most People Don’t Know About Money
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Student Debt And No Degree
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Are You Confused About Your Student Loans?
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Why Are So Many Families Hurting In This Recovery?
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Student Loan Debt: A Crisis Of Value
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What Is The REAL Unemployment Rate?
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How Student Loans May Affect Mortgage Eligibility
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3 Big Questions On The Job Market
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Assessing How Student Loan Debt Impacts Retirement
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How To Start A Successful Home-Based Business
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Will College Students Fight The Political System For Other Students?
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7 Words Successful Entrepreneurs Don’t Use
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Why You Never Have To Pay For Student Loan Help
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5 Lessons Of Entrepreneurship From George Washington
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How To Build Wealth Over Time
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Tax Breaks For College Expenses
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Does Loving Your Work Equal Success?
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3 Times Refinancing Student Loans Makes Sense
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12 Reasons You’re Better Off Being Self-Employed
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Student Loans May Be Forgiven If Colleges Mislead You
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Lack Of Financial Education Lead To Financial Mistakes
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3 Things To Consider Before Borrowing For College
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Want To Legally Ditch Your Student Loans?
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4 Financial Tasks To Automate This Year
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Student Loans: 7 Things You Need to Know
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Thousands Apply To U.S. To Forgive Their Student Loans
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8 Ways To Build Wealth
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Is Refinancing Student Debt Really A Good Idea?
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The Job Market: ‘Full Employment’ Isn’t The Whole Picture
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Did Your College Lie?
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5 Ways To Change Your Financial Life In 6 Hours Or Less
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5 Tips For Tackling Student Loan Costs
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15 Financial Aid Terms We All Should Know
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5 Habits Of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs
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3 Must Do’s To Achieve Financial Security
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Do You Qualify For Student Loan Forgiveness?
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10 Money Goals Every 30-Something Should Have
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Can We Fix The Student Loan Crisis In 2016?
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7 Tips To Achieving Financial Independence
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The Consequences Of Co-Signing A Student Loan
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How To Build A Plan For Wealth In One Day
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Why The Student Loan Crisis Is So Devastating
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What Is The REAL Unemployment Rate?
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The Problem With Student Loans
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US Economy Is ‘Becoming More Vulnerable’
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5 Ways To Pay Student Debt Off Faster
Are you considering student loan forgiveness, or paying off your debt as fast as possible? BY BRIDGET MCCREA ( - More than[...]
4 Negative Ideas About Money To Unlearn
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We are a slave to the system, aren't we. By: - Americans caught up in the early stages of the student[...]
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10 Things You Need To Know About Student Loans
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10 Student Loan Repayment Myths
How many of these misconceptions did you believe? By Susannah Snider ( - Learn the Truth About Student Loan Repayment - Student loans[...]
4 Simple And Smart Money Strategies
How will you handle your finances in 2016. By Trent Hamm ( - 2016 is here and with it comes many things:[...]
Steps To Get Out Of Student Loan Delinquency
Are you afraid to face your student loan debt? By Betsy Mayotte ( - Despite an increase in the use and awareness[...]
9 Ways To Build Wealth Fast
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How Saying ‘I Do’ Could Affect Your Student Debt
How has student debt affected your wedding plans? By Ryan Lane ( - For richer, for poorer. For centuries, couples have said[...]
3 Student Loan Wishes For 2016
Will any of these come true? By Betsy Mayotte ( - Welcome to the last Student Loan Ranger blog post for 2015.[...]
6 Signs It’s Time To Become Your Own Boss
Is becoming your own boss in your future? By: Jim Judy ( - It’s hard not to be intrigued by entrepreneurs.[...]
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Are you part of the 51% looking for new employment in 2016? By: Anne Holub ( -Are you looking for a new[...]
5 Options For Student Loan Repayment
You should know all of your options before taking on student loans. by Bridget Eastgaard ( - Student loans are beneficial[...]
A Stronger Economy Doesn’t Mean You’ll Get A Raise
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3 Steps For Getting Student Loan Debt Under Control
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How Do You Define Financial Well-Being?
Do you approach your financial health the same way that you approach your physical health? by JESSICA SOMMERFIELD ( - The beginning[...]
When Student Debt Tanks Your Retirement
Did you do your homework before taking on a student loan? By: Kelley Holland ( - You have heard the message for[...]
6 Situations That Could Erase Your Student Loan Debt
Do any of these situations apply to you? By: Sheiresa Ngo ( - Student loan balances are on the rise. The Federal[...]
12 Money Habits You Shouldn’t Skip
There is more to financial success than just budgeting, right? By Paula Pant ( -  It’s tempting to think that maintaining a[...]
Why Our Economy Suffers
Common sense doesn't apply when speaking of the Government, does it. By: Mike Patton ( - When you consider the U.S. economy,[...]
8 Rules To Break To Build Wealth
Do you believe in unconventional wisdom? By Melissa Ezarik ( - Being "upside down" is usually a negative term when applied to[...]
6 Student Loan Repayment Statistics
Out of control isn't it? By: TEDDY NYKIEL ( - It’s that time of year for student loan borrowers: Grace periods are ending.[...]
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Street smarts vs book smarts, where do you stand? By: Martin Zwilling ( - Many people feel that they just aren’t[...]
Is Free Tuition The Answer?
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Could This Unshackle Americans From Student Debt?
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3 Ingredients For Building Lasting Wealth
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3 Ways To Prepare For A Potential Layoff
This is a common occurrence in today's economy. How would you prepare for a layoff? By Marcelle Yeager ( - Are you[...]
5 Personal Finance Tips For Recent College Graduates
How will you handle your finances after college? By Amy Freeman ( - When you’ve recently graduated from college, the world[...]
Is College Worth The Debt?
Was going into debt for your degree worth it? By: - "The value of my education is priceless, but the value[...]
6 Ways To Prepare For Self-Employment
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Creating A Wealth Building Budget
Changing the way you look at budgeting can help you build wealth. by Bridget Eastgaard ( - Over the years (so many[...]
What Are We Buying With $1 Trillion In Student Loans?
We have let ourselves get trapped in a system where we don't question the true cost. By Megan McArdle ( College is expensive,[...]
Revised Pay As You Earn (REPAYE) —Is It Right For You
Which option have you decided on to repay your student loan? by Honey Smith ( - Pay As You Earn (PAYE) was introduced[...]
5 Money Mistakes Freelancers Make
Are you a freelancer? Have you covered all of your financial bases? By Geoff Williams ( - There have been freelancers throughout[...]
The Consequences Of Ignoring Student Loans
Have you looked into student loan debt forgiveness? by Felicity Nie ( - If you’re anything like me, you have to overcome[...]
How To Change Your Relationship With Money
What is your relationship with money? By:  Wes Moss ( - Do you worry about money?  Are you concerned with how to get[...]
How To Conquer The Stress Of Student Loan Debt
Don't let debt control you, instead work at controlling debt. By: Felicity Nie ( - It’s easy to feel financially stuck in a[...]
7 Habits That Can Lead To Wealth
How many of these habits do you already possess? By: JUSTIN WEINGER ( -  When most of us think of “wealthy” people[...]
6 Ways Hating Your Job Keeps You Poor
What price are you paying for your current job? By Kentin Waits ( - In the mid-1990s, I accepted a position at[...]
4 Reasons College Isn’t For Everyone
Do you have an opinion about college degrees? Are they becoming a thing of the past? By Len Penzo ( - Some[...]
How To Save Money And Pay Off Student Loans
How are you managing your student loan debt? By: Sarah Pike ( - Whether you're a recent grad just ending your grace period or[...]
7 Basic Steps For Starting An Online Business
Think of the freedom and flexibility you would have if you owned your own online business. By: Allen Moon ([...]
40% Of Our Nation’s Millennials Are Unemployed – Why?
How many unemployed Millennials do you think are carrying student loan debt? By: Brandee McHale ( - As the U.S. prepares to swing into[...]
Who’s Profiting From Your Federal Student Loans?
The program Congress created 50 years ago to help Americans realize their dreams, has instead,  become a nightmare. By: Janet Lorin[...]
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Would you take a job that offered a student loan payoff plan? By John Sandman ( - In the past, a benefit prospective employees[...]
How To Save For Retirement While Paying Off Student Loans
Are you juggling student loan debt while trying to save for retirement? By: Tom Anderson ( - Student loan debt can zap[...]
7 Secrets To Becoming A Millionaire
We all have the potential, we just need to put it in motion. By: Daniel Ally ( - Becoming a millionaire is[...]
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Student Loans: Why Are Defaults Rising?
To default or forgive, is the plan backfiring?  By Danielle Douglas-Gabriel ( - A curious thing is happening. Despite an increase[...]
Wages Are Growing, But Your Paycheck Probably Isn’t
Sounds like an excellent reason to become your own boss, doesn't it? By: ERIC MORATH ( - Consistent job growth is supporting steadier paycheck[...]
How To Get Rich Without Working More
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The New Job Security: Working For Yourself
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