My Top Five Financial Regrets

Tackling Your Student Loans

 About 70 percent of college graduates leave college with an average of $40,000 in student loan debt according to recent statistics (source) which means if you are reading this you may be one of the millions of people who have student loans in US. ...more

In Debt For Life: One Former Foster Youth’s Cost Graduating College

By everyone’s quick assessment, I’m considered a success story....more

Useful Tips for Parents Saving for College

The cost of earning a college education is on the rise. Besides tuition, students also have to pay for housing, food, textbooks, and entertainment. Check out this article for a few tips on how to start saving early for your kid’s college expenses....more

Reflections while paying my student loan bill

So I am paying the bill for my student loan from 2002 and I am thinking about what I learned during that time. ...more

Millennials and the Student Debt Drag


Charisse Conanan and Adrissha Wimberly Are Changing How Millennials View Personal Finance

One of the hottest topics this election season is about student loans and student debt. According to the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, student loan debt recently topped 1 trillion (yes, trillion) dollars by the end of this year. And while there's plenty of financial self-help books (Suze Orman's The Money Book for The Young, Fabulous, and Broke comes to mind), few financial tools are targeted to a generation that consumes information in a more tech-centric way. ...more
Here’s a quote to hold on to: Of your life's journey, don't seek permission. This kind of ...more