Today on the show we’re joined by gold medal winning, Certified Financial Planner, Lauryn Williams. And we’re not even joking with you- Lauryn was an Olympic athlete and was the first American woman to medal in both the summer and winter Olympic games which is an incredible feat. So not only is she a CFP with her own business, not only has she won gold as an Olympic athlete, but Lauryn is also a Certified Student Loan Professional, a CSLP, so she also has a high level of expertise when it comes to all things student loans. We’re going to hear Lauryn’s Olympic story but we’re also going to dig into some important details that student loan borrowers need to keep in mind when it comes to things like forbearance, student loan forgiveness, and the different income-driven repayment plans.

You can learn more about the athletic side of Lauryn at her site, where you can check out her book about becoming a professional track and field athlete. And for more student loan resources, head over to Student Loan Planner!

Also, check out our Pros and Cons of Consolidating Student Loans post! Or, if you’re still in college, try avoiding student loan debt altogether!

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2 comments on “How to Tackle Your Student Loans with Lauryn Williams – Episode 397

  1. Exquisite Podcast boys. Thank you as always.

    God Bless.

    • Thanks, Michael! Lauryn has mad skills and it was great having her on the show.