Can I Afford to File Bankruptcy?

Since bankruptcy has such a negative effect on credit, we encourage people to consider it as a last resort. Today, we’re flashing back to this post about determining if you should file and your options if you decide to file.

2017 Tax Bill Relieves Tax Liability on Death and Disability Discharges on Federal Student Loans

When a student loan borrower becomes totally and permanently disabled they can apply to have their student loans “discharged” (forgiven) through the Total Permanent Disability Discharge program (TPD Discharge: learn more here). The survivors of a borrower who dies can

6 Cheap or Free Ways to Reduce Stress

Everyone deals with stress at some point in our lives. Stress can be brought on by health issues, our jobs, money, relationships, and everything in between. Even though we can’t always prevent stress, there are free and cheap coping mechanisms

Mastering Student Loans: Know Before You Owe

Student loans remain a hot topic…and will for years to come. So we’re flashing back to Barb’s post with how to prepare for and deal with student loan debt. As a financial counselor, I have observed a few disturbing trends

4 Bad Financial Habits That You Need to Break Stat

Most of us have bad habits that we tell ourselves we’re going to stop. But it’s hard to break patterns without making a conscious effort. So here are some bad financial habits to stop asap…with tips on how to be

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