My friend Andrew has the fattest wallet I’ve ever seen in my life. I don’t know how it’s possible to cram as much into a leather billfold as he manages to wedge in there. It’s…

If you’ve been listening to the How to Money podcast for a while, you know that Matt and I get pretty excited about investment properties. I just recently took out a fairly substantial home equity…

How much are you making on the money that’s sitting in your savings account?  Chances are not very much.  Interest rates for savers have been getting demolished in recent years – and even more so…

To refinance or not – that is the question. The arena of student loan refinancing can be a confusing one. Even if you can nab a lower interest rate by doing a refi, it still…

Buying a new car is typically frowned upon by money nerds. Personal finance experts everywhere will trumpet the error of buying a brand new ride so quickly and fiercely that it will leave your ears…

It’s everyone’s favorite time of year – tax time! Federal student loan debt is odd in the sense that tax filing status matters if you’re on an income-driven repayment plan. How you may ask? If…

If you want to get out of debt, you need to have a plan! Paying minimum payments isn’t the answer for achieving the goals you’ve prioritized for yourself. It’s time to escape the endless cycle…

Now that the winter doldrums have set in, you may find yourself daydreaming of a warm sunny beach. Or maybe you just wish you were able to sleep a little longer in your soft cozy…

We recently dove into the topic of refinancing your student loan. That can be a great way to reduce your monthly payments, lower your interest rate, or change your loan terms IF it makes sense…