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Stimulus Bill Does *NOT* Include Payment Pause Extension for Student Loans

Congress approved a new stimulus bill. The bill now heads to the White House, where President Trump is expected to sign it into law. One thing that surprised us –– the stimulus bill won’t extend the payment pause and 0% interest for federal student loan borrowers.

Living with Family to Pay Debt, Save Money and Buy a Home - My Money Story

My biggest struggle right now is making sure I'm saving and learning about my own future retirement while working towards helping my parents become homeowners.

How This Millennial Paid Off $120,000 in Student Loans While Making Under 6 Figures

I would say rent is one of the most significant expenses, so really spend extra time looking for a relatively cheaper apartment if you’re planning on moving.

How can you prepare if COVID relief ends for student loans?

There is a lot of uncertainty regarding COVID relief –– will it be extended again? For how long? What should I do in the meantime? We’ve gathered some information to help you!

Snowball vs. Avalanche Methods in Paying off Debt

You can use a combination of the Snowball and Avalanche method. At the end of the day, paying off debt requires consistently contributing to decreasing that amount!

7 Personal Finance Book Summaries

While not all of us have millionaire family members who we can reach out to, we do have books! We compiled 7 personal finance books to help get you started.

Going from Negative to Positive Net Worth - My Money Story

“We have our diploma, but we’re all going back to live in our childhood bedroom, unemployed, with no job prospects.” It was a daunting time for us college graduates then, much like it’s a daunting time for people looking for work today.

4 Savings and Budgeting Strategies You Need To Know

There are several different types of budgeting methods, so we suggest finding the one that fits with your personality and habits, and more importantly, one you can stick with.

Breaking News: COVID relief extended until January 31, 2021

COVID relief for federal student loans has been extended until January 31, 2021. Here is everything you need to know.

Holiday Gift Guide Featuring Women-Owned Businesses

With Cyber Monday and Black Friday this week, we were inspired by our community member, Zarina Citlali, to put together a small business gift guide.

How I’m Prioritizing My Goals While Supporting My Parents

I'm figuring out how to help them retire while figuring out my financial literacy because I also don't know how to prepare myself for this. I tell my parents they aren’t taking anything away from me; they’re making me start early for myself.

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