Posts by Vickie An

Here’s How You Know You’re Dealing With a Student Loan Scammer

If you have college debt, you’ve likely been approached by companies offering to help. But watch out for these red flags. More

Here’s What Happens When You Default on a Student Loan

There are some serious consequences that can affect everything from your credit report to your paycheck. More

Learn How to Love Your Budget — Yes, Really

Creating a spending plan doesn’t have to feel like homework. More

Got Student Loans? The 1 Trick You Should Know to Pay Them Down Faster

If it seems like you aren’t making a dent in your college debt, read this. More

Tempted to Move Abroad? 5 Things You Need to Know First

Is election drama making you wonder if you should fast track your expat dreams? Here’s what a move could mean for your money. More

Student Loans 101: What You Need to Know About Refinancing Your Debt

There’s often confusion about what it entails to refinance college debt. Here’s what you should know. More

Things You’re Doing to Boost Your Credit Score May Be Hurting You

Your 750 may not be a good reflection of how you’re managing money. More

It’s FAFSA Time: 5 Tips to Get the College Financial Aid Process Rolling

Come October 1, 2016, you and your student can apply for federal financial aid earlier than ever. Here’s what you need to know. More

Realistic Ways to Stay Motivated When Paying Off Your Credit Cards

Digging out of the red can be a long journey. Keep the fire to be debt-free alive with these motivational boosters. More

Why Retirement Planning Can’t Wait: A Q&A With the Treasury Department’s Melissa Koide

Melissa Koide talks about the retirement savings crisis, the real impact of waiting, myRA and key tax savings to consider. More