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How Whitney Hansen Paid Off $30,000 of Student Loan Debt in 10 Months

How Whitney Hansen Paid Off $30,000 of Student Loan Debt in 10 Months

Listen To The Full Interview: [powerpress] Is There Freedom From Student Loans? We know that student loans are an ever-growing problem – especially for each new graduating class. The student loan debt as of 2016 average is nearly $37,000. Given that the average starting salary for college graduates is $50,000 a year, a 5-figure debt...

How a Recent Grad Dumped $30K in Student Loans in 1 Year

How a Recent Grad Dumped $30K in Student Loans in 1 Year

Listen To The Full Interview: [powerpress]   Phil Risher kicked butt and dumped $30,000 in student loans in one year. He’s a recent graduate who dared to approach debt differently. He was making an average salary, but he used his resources – his parents – to focus on mastering a financial goal. Now I hear...

Warning Signs that College Students are Abusing Credit Cards

Warning Signs that College Students are Abusing Credit Cards

Listen To The Full Interview: [powerpress] In college, I got my first credit card very early. It was a Dillards store card. If you’re not from the South or Midwest, think Macys’ little sister. I guess. Well what did I do with a Dillards store card, no job, and a reasonable yet non-excessive stream of...

Jessica Garbarino’s Single Minded Determination to Dump $56,000 of Debt

Jessica Garbarino’s Single Minded Determination to Dump $56,000 of Debt

Listen To The Full Interview: [powerpress]   Spending time with her abuelos (grandparents) lit a financial fire under Jessica Garbarino. Her light bulb moment was the culmination of years of life’s lessons learned and a weekend watching her grandma reconcile a checkbook like no one’s business. Financial lessons come in all flavors. For Jessica, recognizing...

She Paid Off $50,000 in Debt – Now She’s Off to Travel the World

She Paid Off $50,000 in Debt – Now She’s Off to Travel the World

Listen To The Full Interview: [powerpress]   Picture this. Three hundred and sixty-five days outside of the United States. Absorbing the culture of people who speak a different language at your own pace. Taking in sites often relegated to travel magazines. Exploring new worlds beyond the tourist hot spots. No concrete plan in place, just...