Blog Posts - Student Loan Debt



Three Ways to Tame Student Debt Post-Grad

College graduation season has arrived. There will be caps tossed, diplomas bestowed and “congratulations” exchanged. New grads will be abuzz with excitement, many talking about jobs they’ve landed and the bright future ahead. But for the nearly...
by Debt Free Living Guru on May 16, 2016

It just got easier to get an FHA mortgage with deferred student loan debt

For would-be homebuyers with student loan debt, FHA-backed mortgages can be a welcome shortcut to achieving the dream of homeownership. […] These states help student loan borrowers become… March 18, 2016 2016 best companies to refinan...
by Credible Resource Center on Apr 29, 2016

Ads promising student loan debt relief resemble news stories

A company that’s running student loan debt relief ads on Facebook has raised the ire of two schools who have […] 2016 Best Companies to Refinance and Consolidate Your… July 28, 2015 How student loan debt can get you off on the w...
by Credible Resource Center on Mar 1, 2016

4 ways to spot student loan debt relief scams

More than 42 million Americans owe upwards of $1.2 trillion in student loan debt, and at least 7 million have […] 5 steps to help you choose between refinancing and… January 21, 2016 2015 Best Companies to Refinance and Consolidate Yo...
by Credible Resource Center on Feb 2, 2016

Time is running out to defuse student loan debt’s ‘ticking tax bomb’

Income-driven repayment plans that help make monthly student loan payments more manageable are currently the government’s weapon of choice in […] 2015 Best Companies to Refinance and Consolidate Your… July 28, 2015 5 steps to he...
by Credible Resource Center on Jan 29, 2016

Making it Happen in 2016 (& Giveaway)!

Happy 2016 everyone!  I don’t know about you all, but I am eager to see what the new year will bring.  We are planning a lot of exciting changes here at Casa Frugal in 2016, so I thought I would take this opportunity to update you on happenings h...
by Color Me Frugal on Jan 4, 2016

Making it Happen in 2016 (& Giveaway)!

Happy 2016 everyone!  I don’t know about you all, but I am eager to see what the new year will bring.  We are planning a lot of exciting changes here at Casa Frugal in 2016, so I thought I would take this opportunity to update you on happenings h...
by Color Me Frugal on Jan 4, 2016

Color Me Frugal Update, Survey, & Giveaway!

Happy 2016 everyone!  I don’t know about you all, but I am eager to see what the new year will bring.  We are planning a lot of exciting changes here at Casa Frugal in 2016, so I thought I would take this opportunity to update you on happenings h...
by Color Me Frugal on Jan 4, 2016

Should I Refinance My Student Loans?

The post Should I Refinance My Student Loans? appeared first on Club Thrifty. Sure, you can save thousands of dollars when you refinance student loans, but it isn't always the best option for everyone. You need to carefully weigh your options before...
by Club Thrifty on Oct 16, 2015

How to Find Your Hammer (When Debt Nails You to the Floor)!

Howdy folks. I hope you all are having an excellent day! I was re-reading one of my posts from a few months ago recently, and a comment from a reader really stuck with me. It was in this post, where I was describing how the hubs and I would really li...
by Color Me Frugal on Aug 17, 2015

How Getting Financially Real Kicked My Butt into Action

Thanks to Shannon at The Heavy Purse for inviting me to be a part of the 2015 Financial Literacy Awareness Carnival!  Financial Literacy is an incredibly important topic and I feel honored to be a part of this event.  Thanks so much Shannon!  And...
by Color Me Frugal on Apr 27, 2015

Sometimes Less $$$ = More Happiness… But Less Debt is Priceless

Greetings everyone!  It has been somewhat of a difficult week here at Casa Frugal.  Aside from dealing with a nine month old baby who is teething and hating it, we have also been struggling with a big personal decision. I’ve written a lot on this...
by Color Me Frugal on Apr 13, 2015

5 Tips for Paying Off Student Loans Faster

Hi everyone!  The following is a guest post by Allen Kors, the entrepreneur behind Achieve Lending, the first ever search engine for education loans.  Please join me in welcoming him to Color Me Frugal today! Paying off student loans, especially wh...
by Color Me Frugal on Mar 16, 2015

A funny look at student loans!

Get Obama Toilet Paper For That Special Someone On Your Christmas Giving List!Not that there's anything funny about the subject of $1.2 trillion in student loans outstanding coupled with an 8%+ unemployment rate for recent college grads.Or the fact t...
by The Political Commentator on Nov 6, 2014

Declaring Bankruptcy with Student Loans

One of the first questions you might have about bankruptcy is whether bankruptcy will take care of your student loan debt. Unfortunately, the waters aren't so clear on this topic because several factors influence how student loans are treated dur...

Occupy Wall Street Strike Debt Retires Nearly $4 Million of Student Loan Debt

One of the offshoots of the Occupy Wall Street movement which has had a direct impact on individual lives is Strike Debt. This arm of the movement had a unique idea which has actually worked. The movement formed an entity to buy up peoples’ deb...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Sep 20, 2014

Challenges of a Career Student

The following is a contribution from Syed at Broke Professional. If you would like to contribute to Frugal Rules, please contact us. It’s no surprise that student loan debt is rising across... Read More The post Challenges of a Career Student a...
by Frugal Rules on Sep 5, 2014

ALL Debt is Risk, whether it is “Good” Debt or Not!

Over the last few years I’ve spent a lot of time pondering debt and whether there can ever really truly be a good kind of debt.  Oh, I know a lot of people refer to things like student loans and mortgages as “good” debt, but how good is it rea...
by Color Me Frugal on Jul 14, 2014

ALL Debt is Risk, whether it is “Good” Debt or Not!

Over the last few years I’ve spent a lot of time pondering debt and whether there can ever really truly be a good kind of debt.  Oh, I know a lot of people refer to things like student loans and mortgages as “good” debt, but how good is it rea...
by Color Me Frugal on Jul 14, 2014

How to Earn an A in Student Loan Repayment

Hi everyone!  I’m off this week attending to personal business, but please enjoy this guest post from DeAnna, who blogs over at Young & Free St. Louis. Student loans: It’s a curse word for many. I recently spoke with Colleen Henegan fr...
by Color Me Frugal on Jun 30, 2014


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