It’s graduation season! If you’re about to take that walk that will lead you into the next chapter of your life, you probably need to be thinking about how to fund that next chapter. Hopefully this isn’t the first time you’re thinking about it, but it may be the first time it’s really felt real. The first thing to consider is whether or not you’re … Continue reading Graduation and Your Budget
The class of 2012 will graduate with more than two-thirds of students in debt of an average of $25,000 in student loans! According to a recent article by the Wall Street Journal, this student loan debt is in addition to the average of $4,000 in credit card debt. Whether you have a job lined up or not, it is your job to: Establish a plan … Continue reading College Graduates – Pay Attention!
We realize that this is a long post, but for anyone struggling with student loan debt, it is worth the read. For recent graduates, the stress of paying off a student loan can become nerve-wracking. As we mentioned in last week’s post, some student loans are interest-free for the first six months. If your income can allow you to do so, then paying them off … Continue reading How You Should Pay Off Your Student Loan