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


There’s a power struggle taking place in this country right now.  I’m not talking about the election or politics at all. Regardless of your political leanings, there are entities that want to shift the power over your money from your control to theirs. Banks, advertising agencies, credit card companies, and other people who do not… Read More