Save Money Today on Your Student Loans
Did you know that more than half of millennials have asked for a bump in pay in the last two years? But that’s not all: nearly 80% of those who asked were told yes, according to a recent report from NBC News.
After reading this, you might have the urge to march into work tomorrow and ask for more money. Good for you. But before you do, let's get you in the right mindset.
Tax season is a time most of us dread and try to rush through. But if you’ve been diligently paying off your student loans this past year, you’ll want to take advantage of the student loan interest tax deduction.
This allows you to deduct the interest you’ve paid on your student loans up to $2,500. By claiming this deduction, you’re lowering the amount of income the government can tax.
Most of us can remember a time when looking at our credit card bill or student loan balance caused us some stress or disappointment—maybe even recently. But could those negative feelings amount to something more?
The short answer is yes. Financial strain is associated with numerous negative health impacts—both physical and mental. The long answer is a bit more complicated.
It’s depressing to think that your student loans might outlive you. But, unfortunately, it happens.
If you die before paying them off, the fate of your student loans depends on a lot of factors. Sometimes they get forgiven—but in some cases, other people in your life might be on the hook, especially if you’re married. Here’s a look at some of the determining factors.