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Should I Refinance My Student Loans?


These days, student loans are very common. In fact, student loans have reached the trillions of dollars and 42.3 million people carry a student loan. A recent report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York showed there were $1.34 trillion in student loans.

NerdWallet reported the average student loan for those graduating with a bachelor’s degree in 2015 had a student loan debt of $30,100. Some student loans (including ours) are much more than this and if you and your spouse both have student loans it may tip the scale to over $100K in student loans that can take more than a decade to repay.

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Here are some things to think about when you are considering refinancing your student loans.

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Tips for Planning the Perfect Wedding on a Tight Budget


Weddings, as glorious of an occasion as they are, can top the list of the most expensive things we ever pay for in life. Dream weddings leave many couples starting of their life as a married couple in a serious amount of debt, straining the budget from the second the words “I do” are uttered.

The last thing I wanted when I got married was to start out with a debt that could easily go into the tens-of-thousands of dollars if not kept in check. I needed to be able to plan my wedding on a budget. Here are some things I did (and you can do) to keep that wedding budget under control.

Your wedding is a special occasion and deserves to be celebrated. You can still plan a beautiful wedding with a limited budget and avoid going into debt. Stay committed to the bigger picture of avoiding future
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