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Entrepreneurship/ Money Matters

5 Student Loan Strategies for Millennial Entrepreneurs

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Student debt is a big deal for many millennials.

That “educational investment” yield a lower ROI than expected?

Over 40 million Americans currently struggle with student loans, with the national burden of federal student debt rising over $1 trillion

Yowsers!

The average student debt load for today’s millennials recently registered at over $35,000 – a financial obligation that can put the “no-go” on many costly life events, such as getting married, having kids, and buying a home. A 2015 survey by Bankrate indicated that 56 percent of people ages18 to 29 have put off major life events – even purchasing a car and saving for retirement – because of student debt.

Many of you may be thinking, “Yep – that’s me!”

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Millennial Spotlights/ Millennials/ Money Matters

Millennial Spotlight: Jen Hayes

I’m Jen.  By day, I am an HR professional and by night, I am a frugal lifestyle blogger and freelance writer.

​I am passionate about helping fellow millennials to make smarter financial choices.  After I finished grad school in 2013, I found myself underemployed and buried in $75,000 of student loan debt.

A friend recommended Dave Ramsey’s book The Total Money Makeover and I was hooked.  My husband and I are now hustling to pay off our combined $117,000 of student loans in just three years.  I write about getting out of debt, living frugally, and earning extra income on my blog Frugal Millennial. Continue Reading…

Entrepreneurship/ Millennial Spotlights/ Millennials/ Money Matters

Millennial Spotlight: David Carlson

Meet David of Young Adult Money!

I’m David Carlson, a millennial personal finance blogger and author.

​I currently act as the editor of the blog Young Adult Money, which I started four and a half years ago.

I published a book in May 2016 called Hustle Away Debt which is focused on helping people pay off debt faster through side hustles.

I also speak on personal finance topics and help companies market to millennials.

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