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How I Increased My Student Loan Payment Over 500% …

A version of this post first appeared on The Huffington Post.  Let me warn you ahead of time. This is not an I paid off six-figures of debt within a year post. It’s a play-by-play of how I was able to transition from someone who felt like I couldn’t possibly make more than the minimum payment on my student loan to someone who paid it off relatively quickly. A transformation from, “Help me, I’m poor.”

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How to Repay Massive Amounts of Debt With a Zero S…

A few years ago, I was successful at budgeting for the first time, and it helped me pay off my student loan. I had tried budgeting before with things like Mint.com but was never able to stick to the process. So, I created my own budget method with pen and paper that helped me control my money instead of having it control me. The budget I ended up creating was a unique take on the zero-sum