How To Pay Your Loan Off Early During COVID-19

Photo credit: Images of Money via Flickr While many of us are in survival mode during the current pandemic, there is actually no better time to get ahead in our financial situation in order to set us up for financial wellness in the future. Particularly for young adults, the current situation has presented us with some unique opportunities we may have not had before.

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What Are Signature Loans and When Can One Use Them?

Most Americans only have about $400 saved away in case of emergency. That means if a slightly more expensive cost pops up, most people won’t have enough money to cover it. So what are you supposed to do if you’re in this situation and need money fast? Signature loans might be a way out for you. But before you start applying, you should understand what you’re signing up for with one...

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Posted in: Debt

6 Month Student Loan Update

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It’s been about 6 months since I’ve started paying back my student loans (… for the second time…) and I wanted to do a bit of a recap.  When I posted my student loan repayment plan a few months ago, I ambitiously posted a scenario that would see me pay off my student loan in about 2.5 years.  With a $27,000 loan, that’s over $9000 a year.  Yikes! Photo Credit: Dave...

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Updates: August 19 – 25

Well, this week marked the very FIRST contest that The Outlier Model has run! We’ve had numerous entries thus far, with no clear consensus on what the mystery seedling is. There is still plenty of time to enter the contest – we won’t be drawing a winner until we positively ID the plant! To clarify, you CAN guess the same thing as another commenter – we’ll be drawing the...

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