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Fed Loans Messes Up Again

Another Student Loan Servicer Horror Story

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX $95,000-$20,000 = $0 (?!) This call that I just had with a FitBUX ...
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Public service loan forgiveness update

Public Service Loan Forgiveness: Will You Be Part Of The 0.3%?

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX One of the biggest fears of FitBUX Members pursuing Public Service Loan Forgiveness ...
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deferred student loan interest

Deferred Student Loan Interest: What You Need to Know

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX We often times hear from new grads who are astonished by how much ...
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Buying A House When Saddled With Crushing Student Loan Debt

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX The dream of many, as well as the most common way for Americans ...
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How you should make payments during your student loan grace period

Student Loan Grace Period: Clearing The Confusion

By Joseph Reinke, CFA CEO of FitBUX When it comes to your student loan grace period, having a plan will ...
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cost of living

Cost of Living And Your Student Loans

By Joseph Reinke, CFA CEO of FitBUX We all want to repay our student loans faster or save for the ...
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student loan confusion

Is Your Student Loan Servicer Confusing You?

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX At FitBUX, we often hear of stories from new Members who were either ...
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Student Loan interest rate

A Student Loan Strategy When Student Loan Interest Rates Increase

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX There is a lot of chatter among grad school students and new grads ...
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Should I refinance my student loans or get a mortgage first

Should You Refinance Your Student Loans Before Getting a Mortgage?

By Joseph Reinke, CFA Founder of FitBUX One of the goals we most often hear on our free FitBUX Coaching ...
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Student Loan Reviews

Beware of Student Loan Relief Scams

By Edmund Lau, CFA We’ve come across certain companies with questionable business practices and wanted to share our thoughts to ...
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PSLF Temporary Expansion (TEPSLF): Are You Eligible?

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, Founder of FitBUX On May 23, 2018, The U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced additional conditions under ...
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Student loan Refinancing

Understanding The Student Loan Refinancing Nuances with FitBUX

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, Founder of FitBUX Each student loan refinance company has their own nuances when deciding whether an ...
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Student Loan Servicer Complaints and the CFPB

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, Founder of FitBUX Many of our Members have asked us where they can go to file ...
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Perkins Student Loan

Perkins Student Loan Cancellation

By Edmund Lau, CFA Many of the individuals who have received help from FitBUX with their student loan repayment plan ...
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identity theft

The Cost of Identity Theft: A Real-life Example

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, Founder of FitBUX Over the past few months, we’ve seen more and more graduates looking to ...
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net worth

The impact of your education on your (future) net worth

Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX We came across an article titled "The net worth of college graduates with student ...
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Student Loan Refinancing

8 Student Loan Refinancing Myths Debunked

Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX We often get questions on the topic of student loan refinancing. Whether it is ...
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Public Service Loan Forgiveness Trump Spending Plan

PSLF Program Gets $350M Boost From Spending Bill

Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX Last week, President Trump signed a $3.1 trillion spending bill. The bill included a ...
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FOMC Interest Rate Hike and Student Loans

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX The FOMC (the Federal Open Market Committee, a.k.a “The Fed”) recently raised interest ...
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Saving Money In School

How To Save On Student Loans While In School

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX In the student loan workshops we do for university programs across the country, ...
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Paying Down Student Loans vs. Saving For Retirement

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX One of the most common questions we get at FitBUX is “Should I ...
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Trump Student Loan Bankruptcy (2)

Trump Administration Debating Bankruptcy and Student Loans

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX The Trump administration has announced that they are thinking of making it easier ...
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Donald Trump 2019 Budget and Student Loans

Trump’s Proposed 2019 Budget and Your Student Loans

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX A few weeks ago I wrote an article about the new Student Loan ...
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How Making Incorrect Payments At Great Lakes Can Cost You Thousands

By Joseph Reinke, CFA This article is a follow up to a recent Facebook post we published about Great Lakes ...
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Student Loan interest rate

Breaking Down The Student Loan PROSPER ACT

Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX We all most likely would agree, current student loan repayment options are complex and ...
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Public Service Loan Forgiveness

FitBUX As Told By A Member

FitBUX as told by a FitBUX member. We can help you too. The story below is from an existing FitBUX member, Landon ...
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Independent Contractor vs Employee (1)

One Way People Try To Make More Money: Become An Independent Contractor

By Joseph Reinke, CFA At FitBUX, we’ve been getting a lot of questions from students and new grads about being ...
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Student loan interest deduction

Student Loan Interest Deduction

By Joseph Reinke, CFA With the passage of the new tax bill, many Members of FitBUX have emailed me about the ...
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Public Service Loan Forgivess and IDR PROSPER Act

Proposed PSLF and IDR Changes

Proposed Changes to Federal Student Loan Repayment Programs The PROSPER Act The PROSPER Act (Promoting Real Opportunity, Success and Prosperity ...
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Student Loan repayment

Another Student Loan Servicer Horror Story

A Member of FitBUX had a terrible experience with her Federal student loan servicer which we've found happens way to often.  ...
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