Refinance Student Loans The Ultimate Guide

Refinance Student Loans: The Ultimate Guide By FitBUX

Joseph Reinke, CFA, Founder of FitBUX Student Loan refinancing has exploded over the past few years. I feel like I’m bombarded constantly with “Refinance Student Loan” advertisements. We’ve helped ...
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Have high student loan debt and buying a house? Here is one tip to help qualify

High Student Loan Debt and Buying A House: One Idea To Help Qualify

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX The dream of many, as well as the most common way for Americans to build wealth, is buying a home. That is ...
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2 Costly Mistakes Of IDR

2 Costly Mistakes Of Income Driven Repayment Plans To Avoid

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX When it comes to Federal income driven repayment ("IDR") plans for student loans, everyone from ‘Financial experts’ to your peers have differing opinions.  At ...
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Student Loans and Mortgages: Should Refinancing Student Loans Come First?

Student Loans and Mortgages: Should Refinancing Student Loans Come First?

By Joseph Reinke, CFA Founder of FitBUX Student loans and mortgages are top of mind for many new grads.  One of the goals we most often hear on our ...
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Student loan interest deduction

Student Loan Interest Deduction

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, Founder of FitBUX With the passage of Trump's tax bill and tax season on the horizon, many Members of FitBUX have emailed me about the student ...
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Pay Off Student Loans or Invest

Pay Off Student Loans Or Invest

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX One of the most common questions we get at FitBUX is “Should I pay off student loans or invest?” This is a complex question because ...
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Good Debt vs Bad Debt

Good Debt vs Bad Debt – Not All Debt Is Created Equal

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX Young adults are being advised that higher education is a must for their futures. Statistics show this advice is indisputable. However, there ...
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Student Loan Refinancing: 8 Myths Debunked

Student Loan Refinancing: 8 Myths Debunked

Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX We often get questions about student loan refinancing in our student loan workshops or from FitBUX members who use our student loan refinance solution.  ...
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4 Things To Know About Student Loan Consolidation

Student Loan Consolidation: 4 Things To Know

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX Two of the top questions we get at FitBUX are: “What is student loan consolidation?” and "Should I consolidate my student loans?"  We ...
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PSLF

Public Service Loan Forgiveness – The Complete Guide By FitBUX

By: Edmund Lau, CFA This guide is about public service loan forgiveness, or PSLF for short. We speak to many individuals who aren’t familiar with the program, do not ...
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Dave Ramsey Snowball Method

Student Loan Repayment: Dave Ramsey or High Interest Rate?

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX Many that use FitBUX’s Student Loan Solution and have asked us about implementing Dave Ramsey’s Snowball Method for repaying student loans. This article ...
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Student Loan Grace Period

Student Loan Grace Period: What You Need To Know

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, Founder of FitBUX When I speak to recent graduates about their student loan grace period,  I often hear two very different comments.  The first, "I ...
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Great Lakes Student Loans

Great Lakes Student Loans – What You Don’t Know Can Cost You Thousands

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, Founder of FitBUX This article is for those implementing your student loan repayment strategy and have Great Lakes as your student loan servicer.  You’ll definitely ...
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Public service loan forgiveness update

PSLF Update: Will You Be Part Of The 0.3%?

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX This article discusses new data that was released for PSLF. It also discusses how to protect yourself just in case you don't ...
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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 Member (we’ll call him Jim) and his loan servicer ...
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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 student debt they have to “deal with”. One of ...
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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 down payment on our dream house. While these are ...
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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 provided incorrect information by their student loan servicer or are ...
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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 about the high-interest rate the Federal government charges on ...
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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 make sure our readers don’t fall victim to these ...
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