In this episode I sat down with Erin and Kevin Jones, a couple based out of Arizona, that got out of $107,000 in debt in 33 months. They run the successful blog www.debtfreehappens.com where they share their story from deep in debt to financial freedom. As a quick note, over $70,000 of their debt was rooted in student loan debt. Erin and Kevin are one of the kindest couples you will ever meet and in this episode we dive into:
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It's been a few weeks and I wanted to share what it's been like staring at my first student loan bill, which was.....
I thought I'd break down for you guys how and why I switched my repayment plan from a 10 year standard plan to a 25 year extended fixed plan. Shout outs to the Debt Free Guys and Joe Reinke of Fitbux in this episode!
In this week's episode I sat down with Jack Zoeller, former Army Ranger and current CEO of Purefy, a company dedicated to providing refinancing options for lenders. We start out with some basic background information about refinancing and what it actually means to refinance a student loan. We then get into some of the nitty gritty details about who could benefit from refinancing their student loans, when is the best time to refinance, and how exactly does one go about making it happen.
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Hope you enjoy this one! Keep climbing!
WITH ALEX ENGAR, DPT & CLAYTON POWERS, DPT
In this episode I dive into the details of how Alex and Clayton (both newly licensed physical therapists) saved thousands of dollars on tuition through taking advantage of credit card rewards. Pay close attention in this episode as Alex and Clayton break down just who exactly can benefit from this (hint: if you're the type to not keep track of your expenses, this is not a good option). Check out Alex's work out at www.habithacked.com as well as be on the lookout in the coming weeks for Alex and Clayton's new website: www.gotherefree.com
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In this episode I sat down with Alan Collinge of Student Loan Justice. Alan has spent over a decade working on understanding and providing solutions for student loan debt. He has built a massive following and has been featured on every major news network to talk about student loan debt. Check out his work at:
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My guest on this episode, Jocelyn Paonita, graduated from college debt free after earning over $125,000 in scholarship money both during AND while in college. She has since gone on to create her own course, The Scholarship System, which coaches people how to implement the strategies she used to earn scholarship money to graduate debt free. Can you imagine $125,000 in scholarship money and what that would mean to a young person? That could mean buying their first car, their first house, or even the wedding of their dreams. This episode is POWERFUL. You MUST, MUST share this with anyone you know that is either in college or in high school.
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Did you know that there's an app that will pay your student loan debt by just playing trivia? this week's episode I sat down with Preston Blakely of Givling, Inc. the app that does just that. In this episode we dive into:
I hope you enjoy this episode and definitely check out the app, Givling, on iTunes! As always, keep climbing guys!
In this episode, I sat down live on Facebook with a financial and media expert in the world of physical therapy, Dr. Ben Fung, PT, DPT, MBA. Dr. Fung breaks down how to approach getting the job that you want and how to leverage your skill sets in order to be compensated the highest you can be compensated. For more information about Dr. Fung, check out his website: http://drbenfung.com/
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How did this amazing couple turn their net worth from $51,000 in credit card debt to over $750,000 in just over a decade? This newest episode of the Breaking Student Debt Podcast features the Debt Free Guys, hosts of the Queer Money Podcast and authors of the book The 4 Principles of a Debt Free Life. The strategies in this episode are game changers and the ways in which David and John tackled their credit card debt can also apply to those faced with student loan debt.
Check out their work at: http://debtfreeguys.com/
Or purchase their book, The 4 Principles of a Debt Free Life by clicking the link below:
It was a huge honor to record this episode with Financial Rockstar Scott Alan Turner of the Scott Alan Turner Show, a podcast dedicated to educating every day people about personal finance. He is also the author of the 99 Minute Millionaire: The Simplest and Easiest Book Ever on Getting Started Investing and Becoming Rock Star Rich.
Scott breaks down so much about hacking his way out of student loan debt in this episode.
For more about Scott and his podcast, check out his website: https://scottalanturner.com/
To get a copy of Scott's Book, The 99 Minute Millionaire: The Simplest and Easiest Book Ever on Getting Started Investing and Becoming Rock Star Rich, you can purchase it here:
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