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Student Loan Planner

118 EpisodesProduced by Travis HornsbyWebsite

Travis helps you navigate the insane world of student loans, especially if you owe $50,000 to $1 million. If you've ever spent too much time on the phone with your loan servicer, this is the show for you. Every week we share tips on loan forgiveness, investing, crushing debt, and how to get to finan… read more

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Will President Biden Block Student Loan Cancelation?

March 2nd, 2021

46:00

When President Biden was asked at his first town hall whether he would forgive at least $50,000 of student loan debt, he quickly responded, “I will …

The Perfect Income for Peak Happiness as a Student Loan Borrower

February 23rd, 2021

59:28

Do you wonder if you made the right decision to go into the field you did?

After investing years of time and effort, along with hundreds of thousands …

Is It Ever a Good Idea to Abandon Student Loan Forgiveness?

February 16th, 2021

52:01

A big focus of our podcast is maximizing loan forgiveness when you owe a lot more than you earn in student loans. But what if your income grew to a …

Be a Clydesdale, Not a Pony: Why Borrowers Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Taking More Professional Risks

February 9th, 2021

45:35

What do student loans have in common with the Budweiser Clydesdales? You know, those massive and powerful bay-colored draught horses that you see in …

My Thoughts on What President Biden’s Interest and Payment Freeze Means for the Future of Student Loans

February 2nd, 2021

57:38

President Biden extended the student loan interest and payment freeze for federal student loans on the first day of his presidency.

Find out what the freeze means and how you may be affected by it.

I’ll also talk about …

Ron Lieber, NY Times Columnist, on Debunking the Complexity of College Education and the Financial Aid System

January 26th, 2021

43:51

After navigating the system and successfully applying for financial aid, New York Times columnist, personal finance expert and author, Ron Lieber …

Feeling Frustrated About Your Student Debt? Here’s the High Cost of Student Loan Complexity

January 19th, 2021

40:07

It’s no secret that student loan debt affects people’s lives — and not in a good way. The ever-increasing student loan debt is a major cause of …

Get Rich When You Can't Predict 2021

January 12th, 2021

29:38

2020 was a strange and unprecedented year for the entire world. But especially for the United States, it seemed like everything that could go wrong …

Save for Your Kids Education Using a 529 College Savings Plan

January 5th, 2021

34:25

More than half of college attendees in the US take out student loans. Imagine saving your kids from the financial burden of student loans without …

Best Student Loan Repayment Strategy Tips by Occupation

December 29th, 2020

42:40

We’ve created over 5,000 custom student loan repayment strategies for clients. In this episode, I’m sharing the best repayment tips by occupation. Find out what most borrowers in your profession do with their student …

Why Your Student Loan Strategy Depends on Where You Live

December 22nd, 2020

39:51

One of the most critical decisions you have to make as a student loan borrower is where to live and work. Join me as I talk about how the location you choose greatly influences your income, your costs and the …

Fighting Debt with Weapons from the Last War

December 15th, 2020

48:38

It doesn't matter how good you are with the sword if you are up against an artillery of guns and other munitions. In the same way, you cannot …

Student Loan Repayment, Student Debt Cancelation and Justin Sloan, CFA, CFP, from Buckingham Strategic Wealth on How to Save for Retirement

December 8th, 2020

37:25

Lots of topics to cover in this episode - I answer reader questions about student loan repayment and the best strategies for dental specialists.

We also dive into what I think about the chance of Biden forgiving student …

Why The First Degree to Cost $700,000 is Worth It

December 1st, 2020

40:21

Your student loan balance at the end of your program can balloon more than you thought you’d end up with. Find out how that happens, why I think America’s first $700,000 dental degree is worth it and why your student …

Declining Reimbursement Rates, plus What Trump's Finances Show About Student Loans

November 24th, 2020

43:37

If you’re facing a potential salary decrease due to decreasing insurance reimbursement rates, you can start to worry about paying your student loans. In this episode, I talk about steps to take to mitigate the impact …

What President Biden Might Do to Student Loans

November 17th, 2020

52:53

Each state is working to certify the official election results, but we have an apparent winner in President-Elect Joe Biden. Given the history of …

Why Your Retirement Accounts Don't Matter Nearly As Much As You Think

November 10th, 2020

39:21

People love retirement accounts.

If I had a dollar for every time someone got excited about contributing to their backdoor Roth IRA, I would probably …

5 Biggest Risks To Your Finances Post-Election

November 3rd, 2020

37:13

With the election looming, we’re all anxious about what might happen. And with that, a public service announcement: If you haven’t voted, please go vote! Regardless of who wins, there are risks to your finances …

What Will Happen to Student Loans After the Election?

October 27th, 2020

41:23

For this milestone 100th episode, I’m joined by all four consultants. Because we’re just one week away from the election, I’m talking with them about …

Back to Basics: What You Need to Know About IDR Plans

October 20th, 2020

37:35

Justin Harvey, CFP®, and Rob Bertman, CFA, CFP®, explore income-driven repayment (IDR) plans, how each can affect your financial future, and strategies to help you maximize your student loan repayment and keep more …

Scary Student Loan Stories

October 13th, 2020

40:00

Is there anything scarier than student loans? With Halloween just around the corner, student loan experts Lauryn Williams and Meagan Landress share scary updates from 2020 and terrifying student loan stories.

 

In …

Your Student Loan Questions Answered

October 6th, 2020

42:13

We have seen a lot of changes to the student loan system over the last few months. The Student Loan Planner team of consultants - Meagan Landress, …

Best Tips for Financial Planning: How to Balance Saving, Investing, and Paying off Debt with Student Loans

September 29th, 2020

55:56

Student Loan Planner consultants Rob Bertman and Meagan Landress share their best tips to find balance with budgeting, saving, investing, and paying …

Unique Student Loan Considerations for Physicians

September 22nd, 2020

41:49

Physicians often ignore their student loan debt because so much of their brain space and emotional energy is dedicated to their vocation of medicine. …

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly About Student Loans and Your Personal Finances

September 15th, 2020

44:19

With Travis on paternity leave, the consultants are taking over the Student Loan Planner Podcast.

All four consultants come together to share the …

How to Love Your Job (Or Leave It) - Despite your Debt

September 8th, 2020

44:09

If you’re frustrated with your job and dreaming about making a change, this episode is for you. I’ll show you the 3 traits you need to learn to love your job. And if you can’t? That’s okay because we’ll talk about the …

Best and Worst Jobs During the Pandemic

September 1st, 2020

50:39

The pandemic has brought a significant amount of stress into our lives. For borrowers already feeling pressure because of high student debt balances, this might be the breaking point. Which professions regret their …

How Student Loans are like being a California or New York resident

August 25th, 2020

51:23

From the perspective of what you’ll have to pay on your student loans, the worst that can happen isn’t any different than being a resident of California or New York City. Student loans aren’t a debt sentence. If you …

What the Trump Student Loan Order Means

August 18th, 2020

39:23

In addition to Joe Biden announcing Kamala Harris as his running mate, President Trump issued a student loan order. Trump’s order extended some of the relief of the CARES Act but it also comes with some confusion.

In …

Pandemic Recession Investing Q&A

August 11th, 2020

43:55

Knowing how to handle your student loans is only part of the equation. You must also know how to invest so that, one day, you’ll have so much net worth that having student loans is irrelevant.

Join me as I go through …

Should You Stay in a Job Because of Loan Forgiveness?

August 4th, 2020

36:09

Changing jobs can lead to more than changes in your income. It could disqualify you from PSLF. But what if you’re in a job that makes you unhappy? …

How can you invest when everything is so expensive?

July 28th, 2020

48:22

Investing is a crucial part of building long-term financial stability. Even if you have student loan debt that tops $500,000 or more, here’s a look at how our flagship course, Six Figure Debt to Six Figure Net Worth, …

Compassion Fatigue, Moral Distress, and Mental Health in Veterinary Medicine

July 21st, 2020

45:01

Dr. Carrie Jurney joins me in this episode to talk about mental health challenges of veterinary professionals. She is the board president of Not One More Vet, Inc, which is the largest profession-specific mental health …

The Coming Chaos in Student Loan Servicing

July 14th, 2020

48:31

Big changes are coming to student loan servicers and I’m talking about what it means for your bottom line, your life, and your anxiety levels. I’ll give you a rundown of who the new servicers are and my predictions on …

Nicole Hatcher on Being a PA and Systemic Racism in Medicine

July 7th, 2020

54:00

Nicole Hatcher is a physician assistant and the personal finance expert behind Frugal Chic Life. She shares her story of becoming a PA and her …

What does the future of student loan refinancing look like after the pandemic?

June 30th, 2020

43:27

The student loan interest freeze is set to expire on September 30. Even if Congress passes a bill to extend the relief, you’ll have to start repaying …

The Danger of Becoming an Accidental Landlord

June 23rd, 2020

45:20

Lauryn Williams, CFP, CSLP, shares why investing in real estate might be more work than you think, how to grow passive income streams with alternative investments and tips for student loan borrowers that want to invest …

How to Plan Pre-Student Loan Debt

June 16th, 2020

1:08:00

Meagan Landress, CSLP and owner of Financial Coach Meagan, shares the best way to plan for the cost of undergrad and grad school, the importance of …

Shrinking the Racial Wealth Gap, with Lauryn Williams

June 9th, 2020

1:04:13

Lauryn Williams, CFP®, is one of our student loan consultants and the owner of financial planning firm Worth Winning. In this episode, we talk about …

The mental health challenges of student loans

June 2nd, 2020

53:12

Many student loan borrowers struggle with their mental health. If you’ve ever felt stress, anxiety or worry about your student loan debt, you’re not …

The Double Debt Loophole for Married Couples Explained

May 26th, 2020

43:37

One of the weirdest student loan repayment loopholes that I know of is the double debt loophole. It only works for married couples, but it can change …

What Business Owner Dentists, Vets, Optometrists, and Lawyers Need to Know, with Tom Bodin

May 19th, 2020

59:00

As practice owners struggle to get through this tough time, I sat down with Tom Bodin, CFA, CFP®, and a Practice Integration Advisor for Buckingham Strategic Wealth.

He shares how business owners can best address …

Paying Nothing, Borrowing the Max, and What this Recession Means for Student Loan Policy

May 12th, 2020

56:20

Most financial experts are telling you to pay extra on your student loans right now because of the 0% interest rate through the end of September. But I think that’s terrible advice!

Find out why and what I think the …

Some Good student Loan News (people are still saving money)

May 5th, 2020

57:48

To help combat the doom and gloom that is the coronavirus, I’m bringing you some positive energy. Today, I talk with Meagan Landress, Certified Student Loan Professional™ and founder of Financial Coach Meagan, about …

Your Quarantine Stories

April 28th, 2020

57:00

I did a second survey of our 20,000-plus email subscribers to find out how the pandemic and economic shut down is affecting different professions.

Student Loan Default Guide: How to help yourself or your friend

April 21st, 2020

58:31

You might not know what to do if you’re facing default or having trouble paying your student loans. Or maybe you’re curious about what happens to …

Is there any hope for veterinarians? With Diana Care

April 14th, 2020

42:23

Diana Care is a veterinarian for the federal government who is passionate about taking advantage of PSLF.

She shares how to best take advantage of forgiveness with a job in the non-profit or government sector, why …

Q&A about the stimulus and what it means for you

April 7th, 2020

40:00

In this episode, I’m getting to the truth behind the Stimulus Bill that was just passed and what it means for your student loans. Spoiler alert: It’s …

Conquering anxiety and depression after 300k of film school debt, with Stephanie Bousley

March 31st, 2020

43:25

Stephanie Bousley talks about how to get rid of student loan debt to live your best life in her new book Buy the Avocado Toast. This week, I talk …

Getting relief on your loans during economic disaster

March 24th, 2020

55:17

A lot of people have had significant changes to their incomes as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. If you’ve had a drop in pay, you could get …

Coronavirus, Asymmetric Bets, and Your Questions

March 17th, 2020

38:55

With the stock market and global economy in a state of flux, I’ve been getting some questions about investing and coronavirus. People are asking about the possibility of a recession. Coronavirus is a very serious …

Tax Guide for Student Loan Borrowers

March 10th, 2020

53:36

Even though I can think of about 600,000 things I’d rather talk about than taxes, it’s something we can’t ignore. I see people all the time paying …

Your interest is not nearly as bad as you think

March 3rd, 2020

55:15

If you’re overwhelmed by the idea of student loan interest raging out of control, this episode is for you. I sat down with our senior student loan …

Avoid Fraud and Fake Experts with Jantz Hoffman

February 25th, 2020

1:02:43

Jantz Hoffman is the founder of the Certified Student Loan Professional (CSLP®) designation that helps financial advisors incorporate student loan repayment planning in their practice. I invited him on the show to get …

Election Hot Takes with Lauryn Williams

February 18th, 2020

58:30

Student loan reform is a hot topic with the upcoming election. I asked Student Loan Planner Consultant Lauryn Williams to weigh-in on some of what …

Student Loan Travisties

February 11th, 2020

45:55

Student loans are complicated enough on their own. When you add student loan scams to the mix, they can be almost unbearable. That’s why I’m going to cover the top 7 student loan “Travis”-ties, so you can avoid getting …

How Money From Your Employer For Loans Can Hurt You

February 4th, 2020

32:14

Free money from your employer to help pay off your loans is a great idea, right? Wrong! It could be one of the worst employee benefits ever. I’ll …

Student Loan Hacks You Haven't Heard Before with Meagan Landress

January 28th, 2020

43:35

As part of our series on introducing you to new members of the Student Loan Planner team, I want to take a moment to talk with Meagan Landress. She is a Certified Student Loan Professional™ and today she’s sharing her …

How Taxes and Student Loans Get Weird in a Hurry with Ben Nanney

January 21st, 2020

52:39

We’ve added a new face to our Student Loan Planner team. Listen in as I interview Ben Nanney, CPA and CFP®, about the nitty-gritty on taxes and student loans. He’ll give us the inside scoop on basic tax terms and dive …

Course Launch Recap

January 14th, 2020

38:30

Since it’s the final day to purchase the Six-Figure Debt to Six-Figure Net Worth course, I want to share some tips from the course to give you some insight into my investing philosophy.

I’ll show you how you can manage …

Go from Six Figure Debt to Six Figure Net Worth in 2020

January 7th, 2020

33:37

The Six Figure to Six Figure Net Worth Course is here! If you have a goal of growing your net worth and not letting your student loans run your life, you need to know more about this course.

Join me in today’s episode …

You Could Work Twice as Hard or Learn About Growing Your Assets

December 31st, 2019

30:45

When you graduate from college, you probably have a negative net worth from student loan debt. But is your negative net worth really the problem? …

Why Your Student Loans Don’t Matter

December 24th, 2019

25:20

Saying student loan debt isn’t that big a deal is a loaded statement.

But it’s true!

In this episode, I talk about why your loans don’t matter as much as you think they do.

I also go over five common high-debt career …

Debating the Future of PSLF and Student Loans with Dr. Ben White

December 17th, 2019

47:01

Dr. Ben White is has been helping medical students, residents, other physicians, and everyone else manage their student loans since 2009. He’s also and author, speaker, and board-certified subspecialized …

Top Gifts for Student Loan Borrowers

December 10th, 2019

32:26

The holidays are fast approaching and I know what you’re thinking: what should I get for the student loan borrowers on my list this year?

In this …

How to Solve the Student Loan Crisis According to Borrowers

December 3rd, 2019

39:13

Student loan debt is a growing problem and a hot topic in the media. I asked the Student Loan Planner community how they would solve the student loan …

Becoming a PA with Savanna Perry

November 26th, 2019

42:40

Savanna Perry is a Physician Assistant and founder of ThePAplatform.com, a site where she shares insider tips to help others navigate the journey to becoming a PA. Today, I ask Savanna how to pick the best program, what …

Bad Decisions by Physicians with Ryan Inman

November 19th, 2019

55:44

Ryan Inman, the host of the Financial Residency podcast and founder of Physician Wealth Services, shares the biggest mistakes he’s seen physicians make when it comes to student loan debt. I talk with Ryan about the …

Reflections After 3 Years of Helping Borrowers with Student Loans

November 12th, 2019

40:40

In this monumental 50th episode, I’m taking you back in time on my journey of starting this thing called Student Loan Planner.

Here’s the story of why I feel deeply called to helping you and others like you make sense …

Physician on FIRE Shares Secrets of Early Retirement

November 5th, 2019

50:27

Leif is well-known in the personal finance space as the Physician on FIRE. He runs a website by the same name to inspire physicians and their patients to live a life of financial independence and early retirement. In …

How the economy impacts what rates you get on student loan refinancing

October 29th, 2019

41:48

Student loan refinancing can be a big help to your financial goals.

But some refi strategies can make it so you can’t buy a house or start a business.

In this episode, I’ll talk about when a refi makes sense for you and …

Can You Retire Before Mom and Dad? With Robert Berger

October 22nd, 2019

45:41

Robert Berger, Deputy Editor at Forbes and author of Retire Before Mom and Dad, is passionate about helping others build financial independence. In this episode, I talk with Robert about how to plan for retirement and …

Why you should start a business (yes, really)

October 15th, 2019

38:00

There are many reasons you should start a business. Business owners tend to make more money than associates. A business owner could pay less taxes …

Is this the best time ever to be a dentist? With Reese Harper

October 8th, 2019

55:19

Reese Harper, a Certified Financial Planner and founder of Dentist Advisor, specializes in financial planning for dentists. In this episode, learn …

Why do financial advisers give lousy student loan advice?

October 1st, 2019

38:48

Why do so many financial advisers give lousy student loan advice? In this episode, the Student Loan Planner consultants — Travis Hornsby, Justin …

The first couple in history to BOTH get tax free loan forgiveness

September 24th, 2019

48:01

Trent and Somer are the first couple in history to both get tax-free student loan forgiveness through the Temporary Expanded Public Service Loan Forgiveness (TEPSLF) program. Learn about how they qualified, their …

The Refinancing Ladder approach

September 17th, 2019

45:37

Using the refinancing ladder strategy can help student loan borrowers get out of debt much faster. In this episode, learn how the refinancing ladder works for refinancing student loans — and how to decide if refinancing …

26 ReasonsThat Make Your Student Loan Plan Unique

September 10th, 2019

42:19

Do you wonder why our student loan plan consult form has you give so much information? Hear the Student Loan Planner consultants — Travis Hornsby, …

How Vanguard's website (and roboadvisors) cost America billions of dollars

September 3rd, 2019

36:51

Most people are committing financial sins of omission — not doing things because they’re too complicated. In this episode, see how anything from bad website designs to having too many options can cause financial inertia …

Your Questions Answered (our voicemail works!)

August 27th, 2019

40:50

In today's exciting episode, hear questions directly from the Student Loan Planner audience, covering topics ranging from financing a car to preparing for a massive student loan bill, with each question answered by …

Case study on whether parents should help pay for graduate school

August 20th, 2019

53:05

Jake wants to attend dental school while Carissa has enrolled in an occupational therapy program.

See how they plan to finance their educations and …

Only sweat the big stuff (because the small stuff doesn't matter)

August 13th, 2019

40:11

We can sweat the small stuff — like Netflix subscriptions or gym memberships or daily lattes. But sweating the big stuff — like housing and car purchases — is most important for your financial health. See how these …

10 most common student loan servicer mistakes

August 6th, 2019

41:25

Most people don’t seem to like their student loan servicer — and for good reason. Here are the 10 most common student loan servicer mess-ups and why …

Is your savings rate good or bad?

July 30th, 2019

49:22

Do you have a good savings rate? What is a good savings rate anyway? In this episode, learn why a high savings rate is so critical — and how to …

Private Loans: When you should use them

July 23rd, 2019

51:01

Are private student loans worth it in comparison to federal loans? In this episode, learn how your degree path and future plans affect whether …

Explaining 529s with Collegebacker CEO Jordan Lee

July 16th, 2019

47:11

Jordan Lee is the CEO and co-founder of CollegeBacker, a startup that helps people start 529 college savings plans. In this episode, learn what a 529 …

Dr. Zachary Kingsberg on starting your own practice

July 9th, 2019

35:43

Dr. Zachary Kingsberg is a dentist who, after graduating from the very expensive Nova Southeastern University, is now running his own dental practice startup in Dallas alongside his wife. In this episode, see how Zach …

Real Estate Investing with lots of Student Loans: Is it possible?

July 2nd, 2019

50:45

Chad Carson is real estate entrepreneur who has worked in real estate investing for 16 years. In this episode, learn how he got started on his entrepreneurial journey, how real estate investing really works, and whether …

The Risk of PSLF and Taxable Forgiveness is Vastly Overestimated

June 25th, 2019

40:55

Many student loan borrowers are worried about the risks of relying on Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). In the episode, find out why these risks are vastly overestimated as well as the histories of PSLF repeal …

Student Loan Success (and carnage) Stories

June 18th, 2019

41:30

The Student Loan Planner consultants — Travis Hornsby, Justin Harvey, Rob Bertman and Lauryn Williams — discuss cases they’ve had, with amazing …

Resident physician tips on optimizing loan forgiveness

June 11th, 2019

52:50

Dr. Mark Ard is a resident psychiatrist who finished medical school with roughly $330,000 of debt.

Learn how he’s working toward Public Service Loan …

Robert Farrington on the Fastest Ways to Get Out of Debt

June 4th, 2019

50:25

Robert Farrington is the founder of The College Investor, a site that’s helped people with their student loans for 10 years and counting. He worked …

SLP Consultants Debate Shady (and Legit) Payment Strategies

May 28th, 2019

38:51

Are you familiar with shady student loan practices versus legit ones that actually help student loan borrowers?

In this episode, the Student Loan …

Don't be an investing disaster like most student loan borrowers

May 21st, 2019

49:19

How familiar are you with investing? Are you prepared for retirement? You may be surprised to learn that, according to a recent Student Loan Planner investing survey, many in the SLP community are not financially ready …

What dental, medical, veterinary and pharmacy residency programs are worth it?

May 14th, 2019

40:24

If you’re heading into a career in dentistry, medicine or pharmacy, is a residency worth it? What are the differences in requirements, and how do those affect your salary and student loan repayment? Here’s what the …

Mark Stucker shares secrets of going to undergrad debt free

May 7th, 2019

44:15

Mark Strucker is an educational consultant based in Atlanta, Georgia. He’s worked in boarding school admissions and then the college admissions space …

National security professional reveals personal FedLoan trainwreck

April 30th, 2019

54:40

Alan is a national security specialist living in the D.C. area. He graduated with $120,000 of student loan debt, which had now climbed to $160,000 with interest. His wife is a vice principal with about $40,000 of …

Alex reveals the financial life and challenges of a marriage and family therapist

April 23rd, 2019

51:45

Alex Barnette is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) who graduated from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas. She currently has about $115,000 in student loan debt that she’s paying off. She’s also …

Becoming a millionaire with six figures of student debt

April 16th, 2019

44:59

Have you ever thought about being a millionaire — even if you have student loan debt? Then this episode will be powerful for you. Most people want to …

Tim Ulbrich of Your Financial Pharmacist discusses the future of the pharmacist profession

April 9th, 2019

39:19

Tim Ulbrich graduated from the Ohio Northern University Doctor of Pharmacy program — which he decided on straight out of high school at age 18 — with …

Justin Harvey shares his passion for helping student loan borrowers

April 2nd, 2019

43:45

Justin Harvey is a brand new team member here at Student Loan Planner. As a student loan consultant, he’s hit nearly a hundred consults. He’s been in …

Moving to Dubai with massive dental school debt with David Donelson

March 26th, 2019

46:47

Dr. David Donelson graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine with $330,000 in student loan debt. After practicing in New York City …

Lauryn's path from Olympic gold medalist to student loan consultant

March 19th, 2019

52:44

Lauryn Williams isn’t just a student loan consultant here at Student Loan Planner. She’s also a four-time Olympian and three-time Olympic medalist …

How to deal with the tax bomb from vet school with Amanda Ensor

March 12th, 2019

46:30

Dr. Amanda Endsor graduated from vet school with $168,000 in debt. She worked through school to make ends meet while accruing fewer student loans, …

Can you work part time (or not at all) with more than $100,000 of student loans?

March 5th, 2019

44:10

If you have student loan debt and want to work either part time or not at all, this episode will blow your mind. Most people want to work less than they currently are, but they aren’t sure how they can afford to do so.

 

Law school in the most expensive city in America with Jessica Cox

February 26th, 2019

48:28

Jessica Cox found herself in $300,000 of student loan debt after attending law school in New York. She went through many trials like losing her …

Student Loan Hacks if you're over 50

February 19th, 2019

43:30

If you are over 50 years old with student loan debt or know someone who is, this episode is going to be life-changing. There are 1.9 million people …

Military careers to lower law school debt with Eric Meissner JD

February 12th, 2019

35:25

Eric Meissner is a Marine JAG who knew there would be financial benefits to joining the military. Eric had some good mentors and family members who …

Are Student Loans good debt or bad debt?

February 5th, 2019

41:45

Is student loan debt good or bad? This is a controversial topic because we hear all the time from colleges and universities that student loan debt is …

Our first client veterinarian Elaina Petrone shares how it all started

January 29th, 2019

51:30

Let's go back to the beginning when I landed my very first student loan consulting client. I’ve been very fortunate to have Elaina as a friend over …

How the FIRE movement could help you as a six figure student loan borrower

January 22nd, 2019

48:10

Financial independence is a goal that many people strive for. Two-thirds of Americans would rather be doing something else with their time than …

The Cost of Becoming a Naturopath with Katelyn Bailey

January 15th, 2019

50:30

Katelyn Bailey is a student at the National University of Natural Medicine studying Naturopathic and Chinese Medicine. She received her undergraduate …

The Breadwinner Loophole with pediatric dentist, Dr. Quinn Yost

January 8th, 2019

51:00

Dr. Quinn Yost graduated from dental school with around $510,000 in student loan debt. From a young age, Dr. Yost knew he wanted to live in …

Where do people lose most of their money? | Robert Bertman

January 1st, 2019

45:00

There are 40 million people currently carrying student loan debt and about 3 million have six figures of student loan debt. Rob is one of our senior …

Paying down debt from nursing school with Jenna

December 25th, 2018

40:00

Jenna is an RN who recently graduated with a masters and $150,000 in student loan debt. We're discussing the many different ways to pursue an RN …

Dealing with Dental School Debt | Samantha the Debtist

December 17th, 2018

48:00

Dental school debt is frequently $200,000 to over $600,000.

Even more for specialties like orthodontics, OMFS, endodontics, etc.

How do you do …

The PSLF Snowball Effect

December 16th, 2018

34:30

Why is Everyone Getting Rejected for PSLF Right Now? Recent stats for 2018 showed that only 96 borrowers out of more than 28,000 actually received loan forgiveness.

No one seems to understand the PSLF program. In fact, …

Introducing: The Student Loan Planner Podcast

December 11th, 2018

13:01

The student loan crisis is looming. CFA and Student Loan Expert, Travis Hornsby, shows why almost every professional you meet these days owes more in student debt than a brand new Mercedes.

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