#TrendingThursday 2.0 – Num. 4

Is Coffee Good for You? New Study Shows the Drink May Help People Live Longer—Even if It's DecafIf you know me, I'm a coffee drinker. I've cut back this year but I still do at least a cup per work day. But, there's always some study coming out saying "Decrease your coffee intake." Well, this one supports my habit so I decided I'd share it. It's probably the only one I'll see of its kind for a year. As Paperwork Goes Missing, Private Student Loan Debts May Be Wiped AwayI'm really praying that they lost my paperwork. I'm sure many … Continue reading #TrendingThursday 2.0 – Num. 4

Getting Rid of Debt

When you get money, you need to know what to do with it.  Following my father’s passing in my early twenties, I was not completely sure what to do with the insurance money that I received.  But now I know how to distribute my money so that I can make the best of blessings that come my way from now on. Today I stumbled across the graphics below on Pinterest.  It is a list of instructions on how to cut away at your debt.  Take it with a grain of salt and use what works for you but I definitely … Continue reading Getting Rid of Debt

How Rising Student Debt Is Preventing Millennials from Becoming Homeowners

An important read for those of us with student loan debt as well as those without.  It is a serious issue that our generation needs to figure out how to combat in order to help the future from falling into this same hole. Graph: How Rising Student Debt Is Preventing Millennials from Becoming Homeowners Blog Post by: Benjamin Landy, on April 18, 2013 Image via Shutterstock For policymakers worried about the effect of America’s trillion-dollar student debt on the economy, one of the biggest concerns is that borrowers are taking out such large loans—over $26,000 on average—that it may be … Continue reading How Rising Student Debt Is Preventing Millennials from Becoming Homeowners