Category Archives: Students

Pay Off Student Loans 3x Faster With One Simple Trick

Are you a student in Oregon with student loans and a part-time job? You could pay off your loans three times faster than your peers by doing just one thing. Let me fill you in on this little secret.

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Know Your Student Loan Options – Don’t Pay For Free Information

Debt Freeks is excited to share this important information: the US Department of education declared January 5th a day of action for people to learn about their student loan options. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation floating around about … Continue reading

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How To Win As A Student

You may have heard that student loan debt has surpassed credit card debt in the United States and totals over one trillion dollars nation wide. That’s a big number. Read on to find out how you can avoid becoming a … Continue reading

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The Bridge Principle – Pay Ahead, Reduce Risk

Risk reduction is something we are all familiar with, as is getting a “jump start” on a project. I’d like to show you what I did to reduce the risks of paying for college while getting ahead financially. This principle … Continue reading

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10 Tips to Debt-Proof Your Degree

This list is a collection of effective things I have personally done or observed that will help you graduate college with zero debt. Your goal is to get fired up and motivated to slash spending, boost income, and make decisions … Continue reading

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4 Things You Should Never Do With Student Loan Money

From the desk of the Debt Freeks, May 1, 2016. Subject: Student Loan Mistakes ____________________________ By now you probably know that the best way to get a college education is to do it debt free. But if you are in … Continue reading

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Don’t Pay Your Student Loans After You Graduate

Yes, you read that right. It is crazy to pay your loans off after graduation. But why? According to the Oregon Tech website, 88% of their graduates are employed within six months, raking in an average salary of $54K per … Continue reading

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Confessions of a (Reformed) Cheapskate

My personal money journey has been one of extremes. As a kid growing up, my family was pretty thrifty and a lot of that rubbed off on me. I distinctly remember cautioning myself as an 11 year-old to not use … Continue reading

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