I am trying to find the balance between splurging and really needing to replace long-worn out items. Where is it?
Langellier doesn’t say exactly how much debt he has, but he does say that it is in the “tens of thousands.” He begins working as a trucker in October 2014; by April 2015, the debt is paid off.
They’ve been steadily growing since I finished grad school in 2011, and the things I tell myself to cope with this have been evolving at a similar rate.
Financially, it was a plainly hideous decision, but it was the right one for me.
I made the grad school choice late last fall, independent of the fact that my fiance and I had happily scheduled our small, 14-person wedding for early September 2015.
With HENRYs encountering roadblocks when trying to refinance their student loans, I was interested in seeing if non-HENRYs had any luck with getting better interest rates for their loans.
Why getting a lower interest rate on your student loan can be near-impossible.
I graduated in 2014, with my hat in my hand and $8,000 owed to the Department of Education. While $8,000 was only about a third of the average student debt, it was a terrifying number for me.
My student loan provider raised my monthly student loan payment from $774.12 a month to $1,212.41 a month and it’s inhumane.