Unbelievable Statistics About Student Loan Debt & The Future Cost of College

In October my niece will turn 8 years old. In February my nephew will turn 4. Like most great aunts, I’ve been researching pros and cons of custodial accounts, investment accounts, and 529 college savings plans for them. In 2028, when my niece is 18, it will cost $31,747 per year to attend a 4-year … Continue reading Unbelievable Statistics About Student Loan Debt & The Future Cost of College

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When Pots Become Kettles

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8 Free Investing Apps You Should Try If You’re New To Investing & Broke Like Me

I’m caffeine-intolerant. I didn’t know that was a thing until I tried, unsuccessfully, to drink a cup of coffee a few years ago. The effects aren’t always exactly the same, and it’s definitely less severe with tea, but my symptoms range from a bad stomachache, to a headache, to heart palpitations. For a long time, … Continue reading 8 Free Investing Apps You Should Try If You’re New To Investing & Broke Like Me

7 Questions You Must Answer Before You Can Eliminate Credit Card Debt

Yesterday I read a post from NerdWallet’s 2017 American Household Credit Card Debt Study stating that the average American household with credit card debt has a balance of approximately $15,432. Indebted households pay hundreds in interest each year, and many Americans use credit cards to cover medical expenses. I am sensitive about my credit card … Continue reading 7 Questions You Must Answer Before You Can Eliminate Credit Card Debt