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I paid off $40,000 of student loans in 2 years thanks to 3 smart habits

By putting every spare dollar toward his student loan debt, he was able to pay back his student loans about two years after graduation day.

How to pay back student loans: 7 tips to help you reach your debt payoff goals faster

It's possible to pay back student loans fast with some effort and creativity. Making extra payments when you can, for example, can save you thousands.
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I used my stimulus check to make my last student loan payment, and I know I’m in a uniquely privileged position

"The $3,400 stimulus check we received from the government allowed us to make our last student loan payment of $1,969."
Unlike unsubsidized loans, you must demonstrate a financial need to receive any subsidized loan distributions.

A direct subsidized loan is the best kind of student loan you can get

A subsidized loan is a federal student loan that is available to undergraduate students who have a financial need.

Student loans in default? The federal government won’t garnish your wages for 6 months under the coronavirus relief bill

In response to the coronavirus, the Department of Education has temporarily paused all actions against student loan defaulters until September 30.

6 ways to lower your monthly student loan payment

There are multiple ways to lower your student loan payments so you don't need to choose between paying your rent and bills and potentially defaulting.

How to apply for an income-driven repayment plan if your student loans are crushing you

If you've lost some or all of your income recently, you may be eligible for a reduced monthly payment using an income-driven repayment plan.
It's easy to underestimate the power of compound interest when it comes to student loans.

More than a quarter of indebted millennials said they didn’t know what they were signing up for with their student loans

The average student-loan borrower owes $33,654, but will end up paying $41,913 in principal loan payments and interest over 10 years.
Student debt can be a dealbreaker for some millennials.

Forget good looks and humor — 27% of millennials said they’d consider a partner’s student-loan debt before dating them

Men were more likely than women to consider a potential romantic partner's student-loan debt, according to a Business Insider Intelligence survey.
Millennials are racking up debt.

Top 25 US cities where millennials are racking up debt

While increases in debt may signal financial struggles, it may also be a sign that millennials are finally increasing their earning power.