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College students: Prepare your credit for graduation

Sienna Kossman

Graduating from college can be an exciting, but scary milestone for young adults, especially for those still learning how to manage money and credit. I remember my pre- and post-graduation emotional highs and lows like it was yesterday. My “little”…
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My student loan repayment progress report: One year in

Sienna Kossman

I’ve successfully avoided adding ramen noodles to my diet while repaying my student loans, but I’m revisiting my initial plan to see how I can pay down even more debt this year.
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Student loan holders aren’t all drowning in credit misfortunes

Sienna Kossman

Despite rising student loan balances, student loans aren’t crippling young adults’ financial abilities like many believe, according to a TransUnion study.
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Study: Millennials struggle to find financial balance when saving for retirement

Sienna Kossman

A March 2015 study by Principal Financial Group found that 63 percent of millennials started saving for retirement at or before age 25, but less than one-third are saving enough to secure a strong retirement later on.
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CFPB calls for private student loan payment flexibility

Sienna Kossman

As the national student loan debt crisis continues, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is calling on private student loan industry leaders to do more to meet the repayment needs of struggling borrowers.
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