How I Paid Off Over $200,000 in Student Debt in 3 Years!

Attending law school cost me $180,166! All of which I paid for using federal student loans. Those students loans weren’t cheap either, a fact I failed to appreciate until I graduated in 2015 and began paying them back. In total, I had taken out six student loans to get through three years of law school, ranging in interest rates from 5.41% to 7.9%. Here are…

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My January 2019 Finances

Tracking your expenses on a month to month basis is the single best way to get a handle on your personal finances, and it’s something that I find personally rewarding because it gives me the feeling of being in control of my money! At times we all feel like external forces are controlling our finances. Taxes, rent, utilities, parking tickets, and all of the externally…

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Why I paid off over $200,000 of debt in 3 years

“$7,000 every month!” exclaimed my old law school classmate in 2016 when I told him how much I was paying each month on my student loans. “You pay way too much,” he told me. This friend had more student debt that I did and was paying just a few hundred a month through the income-based repayment plan. People struggle with why they should pay their debt…

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