Defaulting on Student Loans Can Be Advantageous

If you have read prior articles on this website, you probably know that I typically suggest paying off your student loans and staying current on student debt at all costs.… Read more

Why Your Grades Actually Matter & How To Get A 4.0 GPA

Sometimes, you may lose motivation in school and wonder: what’s the point? Do grades even matter? And although it’s true that high school should be a period of exploration and… Read more

Top Strategies to Pay Off Student Loans in 5 Years

Whether you have a few thousand dollars in student debt from your undergraduate degree or a six-figure loan balance, there are many emotional and financial benefits to paying off your… Read more

60 Life-Changing Habits To Build This Semester

I’m sure you’ve wondered at least one time in your life so far: what’s the secret that top students are hiding from us? How are they productive, smart, and successful?… Read more

The Four Reasons to Consolidate Federal Student Loans

Federal student loan consolidation is a high-risk, high-reward process. In some cases, federal direct consolidation is an essential step towards debt elimination. In other cases, federal direct consolidation is a… Read more

How to Choose a University: Advice for Students with ADHD

University is a daunting experience for any student; the unfamiliar environment, cultural diversity, and high academic demands are enough to overwhelm anyone. But the standards are even higher for students… Read more

Staying the Course to Graduate College on Time

Plans can change. Whether it’s due to our own actions or circumstances beyond our control, getting off track is unsettling. If you hope to graduate college on time, plan now for… Read more

Student Loans for Parents With Bad Credit: Are They Even an Option?

If you want to help your child pay for college but have bad credit yourself, you could run into issues when applying for student loans. Although some doors might remain… Read more

Last Minute Money for College: 6 Tips

College costs can add up quickly. Not only are you and your child paying for tuition and fees, but you also have to factor in room and board, textbooks, extracurricular… Read more