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I Finally Paid Off A Lifetime Of Credit Card Debt. Here's How.

LearnVest | Posted 05.27.2014 | Money
LearnVest

I'm just now beginning to find out what kind of person I am without the burden of debt. Finally, I can plan for my future and not just pay for my past.

How '20-Somethings' Can Get Out of Debt Pronto

Neal Frankle | Posted 05.19.2014 | Money
Neal Frankle

If you are in your 20s and in debt it can seem like a gargantuan task to throw that monkey off your back. Do not despair my young friend. It may seem impossible to clear that debt, but it's actually much easier than you think.

Sallie Mae Tricked Me When I Was Young

Steve Rhode | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I have 5 student loans, currently totally about $48,000 after 6+ years of repayment. Two of them are pri...

How I Propelled My Career Forward By Getting Out of Debt

Carrie Smith | Posted 12.25.2013 | Business
Carrie Smith

Now I have less stress, more freedom and am a happier person because I don't have the weight of debt and an unfulfilling job to weigh me down. And I didn't even realize my job was an issue until I changed my mindset and came out from under the "traditional" work mentality.

Paying Off Student Loans But Sallie Mae Reports Late

Steve Rhode | Posted 12.07.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, My situation isn't terrible. I am a 55 yo learner about to (FINALLY) graduate with my BS. I am an IT pro...

How Can I Eliminate My Private Student Loans?

Steve Rhode | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, Got some private student loans in 2005-2006 for a degree that was way too expensive for the type of job ...

Why Your Own Denial Is Ruining You Financially

Jeff Rose | Posted 11.10.2013 | Business
Jeff Rose

The only way to combat denial is with knowledge. Getting all of your information out in the open will force you to face the truth, which means you will have to make the changes necessary to improve.

I'm a Registered Nurse But School Loans Are Killing Me

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.15.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I went back to school to earn my Registered Nurse License. Took out huge loans for school that I can not...

Free Book to Avoid Being Scammed When Getting Out of Debt

Steve Rhode | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

I just published my latest free ebook titled "How to Get Out of Debt Without Getting Scammed and What to Do if You Have Been." Huffington Post reader...

Mental Health Issues and Student Loans Are Keeping Us Down

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.05.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, Our family filed bankruptcy in 2007 - our son has mental health issues and we accumulated a LOT of medic...

Will Sallie Mae Forgive My Dying Daughter's Student Loans?

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.01.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, My daughter has roughly $65,000 in Sallie Mae non-government backed student loans. She got her RN degree...

I Have High Private Student Loans and Low Income. - Kelly

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.01.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I have approximately $220,000 in private student loan debt, all of which I got with a co-signer. I ear...

Divorced and Drowning in Student Loans. - Gretchen

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.01.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I got divorced in 2007 . I had a full time job, owned a house, car and never missed a payment on any bil...

After a Decade My Student Loans are Still Out of Control. - Ken

Steve Rhode | Posted 09.30.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, AES Loan disbursed Feb 2003, and Oct 2003; finished grad school December 2003; Payments were made on loa...

My Attorney Said There Was No Hope for My Student Loans. - Michael

Steve Rhode | Posted 09.29.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, Im going through bankruptcy but my attorney said no to trying to discharge student loans. I currently h...

My Kids Can't Afford Their Student Loans - Mary Ann

Steve Rhode | Posted 09.25.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, Student loan debt is a problem. Sallie Mae signature loans of approximately $90,000.00 and have been pay...

My Student Loans are Almost 30 Years Old. - Dan

Steve Rhode | Posted 09.21.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I have a student loan for $2,500 and one for $1,250. Somehow my records show my original principal was o...

I Can't Afford My Sallie Mae Private Student Loans. What Can I Do?

Steve Rhode | Posted 09.14.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I went to the University of New Haven in 05 to 09. Graduated with a BA in interior design. My father (...

Headed to College. Not Sure for What. Want to Have Lots of Babies.

Steve Rhode | Posted 09.10.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I finished high school, starting college by 20 and still unsure about my career. I'm planning to get mar...

How Do I Deal With My Student Loan Debt So I Can Go to Medical School?

Steve Rhode | Posted 09.08.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I graduated from undergrad with a degree in Psychology and $20,000 in school loans. My loans were priv...

I Work Two Jobs and Can't Afford My Debt

Steve Rhode | Posted 08.21.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I have 60,000 in debt from student loans and credit cards. I live in New York City working two jobs and...

I Got a Great Degree I Can't Afford

Steve Rhode | Posted 08.15.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, Went to Temple University and got a BS in Exercise Physiology. I owe Sallie Mae over $165,000 in loans,...

I Want to Settle My Old Debt. - Kyle

Steve Rhode | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I am attempting to settle old debt past the statute of limitations. I have debt that is nearly 7 years ...

Medical Students Face Growing Residency Shortage and Student Loan Crisis

Steve Rhode | Posted 08.11.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question I am responding to your advice to "Gail, M.D." who went to a foreign medical school, acquired $350K in debt (likely a...

My Private Student Loan Debt is Out of Control

Steve Rhode | Posted 08.10.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Hi Steve, Like many others who have written you, I come with a question regarding private student loans. Between m...