Fair Debt

How I Maximized My Student Loan Payments & Put 1/3 Of My Income Towards Debt

I was the first in my family to get a college degree. Even though my parents couldn’t help me navigate college life, they could help me understand the debt part: If you don’t pay off those loans ASAP, you will die. Maybe they weren’t quite that dramatic, but that was the gist of it. And with student …

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How I Paid Off $13K Of Debt In One Year On A $34K Salary

I graduated from a small liberal arts college in May of 2015, with a little over $13,000 in debt. I then moved to Washington, D.C., where I took a job as a research assistant with an annual salary of $34k. I was lucky, debt-wise — my grandmother had set up an education account for me …

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