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Happy Friday! School around the world is beginning and for a lot of families and college students. The question as to whether or not student loans should be taken out for purely online school is a question on everyone’s mind. It’s easy to assume that the 2020/2021 school year might be a little more than a cluster. So this week I thought I’d pull some student loan expert voices into the mix.
Coming up next week on Monday, August 17th, we will be announcing the finalists to the 11th Annual Plutus Awards, brought to you by Capital Group. On Thursday we’re hosting a webinar with Eugenie Georgee from the Money and the Flow Podcast on “How Childhood Trauma Affects Your Money Story” and we’re so here for it! Click here to sign up!
“The College Investor is on track to be one of the largest personal finance sites dedicated to helping people get out of student loan debt and start building wealth for the future, reaching over 3,000,000 people every month.” – The College Investor
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“Student loan debt can be scary, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do what you can to tackle your student debt and reemovee it from your credit report if you’ve been negatively affected.” – Life WIth MC
“ADHD is a brain syndrome that has impairs the functioning of what are called “executive functioning skills.” Those include attention, concentration, memory, motivation and effort, learning from mistakes, impulsivity, hyperactivity, organization, and social skills.” – Student Loan Show
“When my wife and I finished undergrad we had approximately $100k in student loan debt between the two of us. We both went to private schools in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, and to be quite frank we were lucky we didn’t leave with more.” – Young Adult Money
“How are 20-somethings surviving on unpaid internships, crummy starter salaries and gig economy jobs supposed to shoulder five figures of interest bearing debt ON TOP of everything else? In this video, Kara Perez shares how she did it. Paying off over $25,000 of student loan debt in just a few years WITHOUT a big income OR a consistent paycheck.” – Stefanie O’Connell