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 how to get help paying off your student loans. There are also many companies that… Read More


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 student loan statistic.… Read More


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 is at the heart of a successful strategy to graduating debt free and it puts… Read More


Save and make more money in school to debt-proof your education

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 that will allow you to graduate without debt as well. It’s seriously the way to… Read More


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 the process of implementing your debt solution and still have loan disbursements coming up for… Read More


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 year, and the average loan debt is a mere $30K. Seems totally doable. “With figures… Read More


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 too much detergent in the dishwasher because we couldn’t afford to waste it. Skip ahead… Read More