Debt

The One Skill You Need to Master to Get Out of Debt

The One Skill You Need to Master to Get Out of Debt

The average American household carries over $130,000 in debt.  Contrast that with the median household income of just over $59,000, and it’s quite clear that many Americans are living well beyond their means. Your typical adult pays $280/month on her student...
8 Strategies We’ve Used to Pay off Over $80,000 of Debt

8 Strategies We’ve Used to Pay off Over $80,000 of Debt

After I finished grad school, I found myself underemployed and buried in $75,000 of student loan debt.  I didn’t know what to do. I could barely afford the minimum payments on a 10 year repayment plan, but I couldn’t stand the idea of paying off my loans over 25 years...
Why 2018 is the Right Time to Buy a Second Home

Why 2018 is the Right Time to Buy a Second Home

Most of us know better than taking for granted the financially fortunate times of our lives, knowing not to assume that prosperity will last forever. Unless you are the lucky recipient of a trust fund or an A-list Hollywood celebrity, you know your good fortune is...
Why More Millennials Are Jumping into Car Leasing

Why More Millennials Are Jumping into Car Leasing

If you live in a big city, it’s evident that you need a set of wheels to get to wherever you want to go. However, you might be shocked when you learn that the average price of a car in the country amounts to more than $30,000. That’s why it’s not surprising to find...