Here’s Why Financial Literacy Is Important And Here Are Three Colleges That Are Doing It Right

Hey guys! We got a guest post today on the topic of financial literacy! Financial Literacy Month may have been last month, but it’s importance extends well beyond the thirty days of April. So I would like to introduce Laur Davidson, freelance writer and soon-to-be college grad. You find her over at laurdavidson.com. Laur, the […]

Should The Student Loan Industry Be Privatized?

What’s up, boys and girls? I’m a bit busy right now doing non-blogging stuff, so I’m going to hand the reigns over to my man Drew Cloud for a bit. Drew is the man to talk to when it comes to the student loan industry. His knowledge and expertise on the subject is extensive, and […]

Should You Use A HELOC To Pay Off Your Student Loans?

I guess that’s one question that has been on more than a few people’s minds: Should you use a HELOC to pay off your student loans? It popped into my mind during a recent monthly sales meeting for us licensed bankers. Somebody from our……private banking department? I don’t know, I was tired and hungry and […]

The Fed Funds Rate Increase And What This Means For You

As anyone who follows the financial news is aware, the Federal Reserve announced a Fed Funds Rate increase this past month, raising the rate by 0.25%. As the economy recovers from the 2008-2009 crash, strengthening jobs numbers and GDP has convinced Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen to commit to gradual increases in the interest rates each year. […]

How To Refinance Student Loans With Credit Unions And Community Banks

I know what you’re thinking right now. Your mind is racing trying to figure out how to refinance student loans. Did I get that right, or are you still stuck on Final Fantasy XV? That will be my first installment since X. For those who said yes and wondered how I gained such incredible psychic abilities, I […]