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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


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

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 frustration and stress for many college graduates in America. Why is that? Who benefits from student loan complexity? Join me as I discuss why you need to know the complexity behind student loans and who are the biggest beneficiaries.

In today’s episode, you'll find out:

  • Why you need to know the complexity behind student loans
  • How student loan complexity can benefit borrowers
  • Why student loans are as complex as they are
  • When the student loan interest rate is irrelevant
  • How borrowers overestimate the accumulated interest
  • Why student loan interest isn’t the real problem - and what is
  • How knowing the rules can give you control over your student debt
  • The myth that says you can’t control your own future
  • How your student loan balance grows with capitalized interest
  • How forbearance can double your student loan balance every 10 years
  • The one-step plan to making sure your debt doesn’t stress you out anymore
  • Why student loan debt cancellation will never happen
  • How dental service organizations profit off the high cost of education
  • The way banks profit off the system by offering private student loans
  • The role of loan servicers in student loan complexity
  • Why student loans don’t have to be scary or frustrating and what to do about it


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