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How To Get Hundreds Back From The State Just For Paying Your Student Loans: The Educational Opportunity Tax Credit

In Debt, Money, Personal Finance, Student Loans by KatelynLeave a Comment

Do you want to see if you can get hundreds or possibly thousands back each year just for paying your student loans? Did you graduate from a Maine college or University after January 1, 2008? Do you work in Maine? Do you pay your student loans? If you answered yes to all of the above then…. Did you know the …

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Travel Tips for Poor College Students – Traveling the World on a Beer Budget

In college students, Frugal Living, Student Loans, Study Abroad, Travel by Katelyn2 Comments

There is a reason we have the phase “poor college students.” A large majority of college students don’t have any money and the ones that do tend to spend it on food and alcohol. College is extremely expensive in the United States and most of us pay for it through student loans only to be working our tails off after …

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How I Saved $70 a Month on My Cell Phone Bill with Republic Wireless!

In Debt, Debt-Free Living, Finance, Frugal Living, Money, Personal Finance, Savings, Student Loans by Katelyn4 Comments

One day this past Fall I woke and realized at age 26 I needed to get my life together financially if I wanted to pursue both my passion of travel and also return back to graduate school for my PhD studies. I’ve never been bad with budgeting and finance, but I’ve never been extremely good either. Back in October I …

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Best Websites and Apps to Track Your Student Loans

In Debt, Debt-Free Living, Mint, Money, Personal Finance, ReadyForZero, SaveUp, Savings, Student Loans, Tuition.io by Katelyn1 Comment

I’m all about tracking my student loans using modern technology. There is no secret that I love using Mint.com to track all my personal finance, but I also utilize other sites as well to track my student loan debt. Of course, being the ultra dork, I also created my own Excel spreadsheet to track my repayment status of each loan. …