The last update I gave on my student debt was back in September and was also one of my very first posts on this blog. I am now happy to report that my outstanding debt has dropped from $10K to $5K! Let me recap the situation. My parents made an agreement with me and my siblings…… Continue reading Student debt: $5K down, $5K to go!
It’s April, which means tax returns are due! I had to file taxes in three different states for 2016, which ended up being quite a pain. That said, I got roughly $1,000 in tax refunds, which is incredibly exciting! I’m excited mostly because it was almost going to be just $300 before I realized that I…… Continue reading What I did with my tax refund
So you’ve got a full-time job and can manage to save some money every month. You want to take those savings and invest them somewhere where they’ll get a high return – but wait, there’s this thing called debt that’s hanging onto you. Even if you’re comfortable with investing and are confident that any gains…… Continue reading Why it makes sense to pay off your debt first
Student debt is the worst kind of debt. Let me clarify. Student debt is the worst kind of debt I have. In general, I rank student debt better than credit card debt and personal loan debt (if you have those, pay them off immediately!), but thankfully I’ve never had to worry about that. My parents made a deal with…… Continue reading How I paid off $25,000 in 2 years