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Episode 07 Getting an Affordable Education in the Culinary Arts with Betharoni Bird

Today we welcome our first guest to the podcast, Betharoni Bird, a 2012 college graduate now working in the culinary arts. Learn how Beth paid her way through college with only modest debt that she repaid within two years of graduating. Learn how your local college may be much less expensive than that dream private…

Episode 06: IDR, IBR, PAYE, REPAYE, Deferment, and Forbearance All Mean One Thing

Minute 00-1:00 All of these acronyms are used to describe Income-Based Repayment programs for federal student loans. And the one thing they all have in common is that they stretch out loan repayments for decades. Minute 2-3: I am a lawyer, but I am not providing legal advice here just general information about student loans.…

Episode 05 Why Your Student Loan Probably Won’t Be Forgiven

Episode 05 Why Your Student Loan Probably Won’t Be Forgiven Minute 1:30 We need to talk about Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) because so many people go into debt believing they will not have to repay their debt in full. This is not correct. Creditors expect to be repaid. Minute 2:30:  There are some loans that…

Episode 03 You Need a Plan and a Budget Not a Loan and a Credit Card

Hello and welcome to Episode 03: You Need a Plan and a Budget Not a Loan and a Credit Card. Many people begin college because they don’t know what to do instead of beginning college. That’s OK if you have the money in the world and money is a matter of indifference. Remember this video…