I never expected that my monthly payments on my Caribbean student loan would go to interest only. After all, I made sure to read my promissory note and started making my required minimum monthly payments, as scheduled, 6 months after graduation. That's why I was completely shocked to find out
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As the first person in my family to attend college in the United States, right after completing high school in the Caribbean, navigating Federal financial aid that offered me a menu of mostly student loans, was very confusing.
After signing up for Perkins, subsidized and subsidized Stafford student loans, I
After news of Secretary of Education, Betsey Devos' plan to roll back Obama-era student loan protections, Student Loan Attorney, Jay Fleischman said it best, "It’s all ‘borrower-beware.’ It’s on you to find all the information..."
And the truth is that this was the case even with the Obama-era
I strongly believe that the main reasons borrowers get in trouble with student loans are:
- A lack of understanding of how they work.
- A high level of debt relative to the starting salary after graduation.
In my own case, completed my undergraduate degree program with a much higher than average
I finally set up the shop! One of the first items available is an awesome digital product: The Student Loan Strategy Bundle!
This bundle includes the replay of the Webinar I did with Bola Onada Sokunbi of Clever Girl Finance, on the 5 strategies I used to pay … Read More