Last week I pointed out that “According to the Federal Reserve1, Americans owe more than one and a half trillion dollars in student loan debt, and each year, graduates leave campus with more.” What happens when real life begins and it is suddenly payback time? These five tips will give you a leg up on beginning the road to paying of your student loans.
Are you paying off your student loans? Share your advice in the comments.
About the Author: JJ Montanaro is a Certified Financial Planner® professional and part of the Military Affairs team at USAA. He’s a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy and has over 20 years of financial planning experience.
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