Student loan debt has now reached a total of over 1.6 trillion dollars. Although there are several different re-payment options associated with student loan debt, the standard repayment schedule is generally presented
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Community college has always seemed to have a stigma attached to it. Many people are under the belief that attending something other than a traditional
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Smart Start Money provides information on making smart money decisions. Providing tips, personal experiences, and money-saving resources, the goal is to help people start each day by staying out of debt, build wealth, and remain on a path of financial freedom.
Times have changed since getting a job and keeping the same place of employment for a lifetime. The average time spent with one employer is now three to five years. Companies are replacing workers with lean staff that previously held more people to accomplish the same tasks. This has resulted in periods of unemployment for many people making it challenging to save for retirement and stay debt free.
The rising costs of healthcare, consumer goods, and wages that often do not seem to keep pace with the cost of daily life make it more important than ever to make smart financial decisions.