Monthly Archives: November 2010

Thankful for tradeoffs and trade-ins

At Thanksgiving time, I have all the big things to be thankful for: health, happiness, friends, and family. But this year I have something a little more money-oriented and specific to be thankful for — I’m sure most college students… Continue reading

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Recipe for successful student loan repayment

I’m starting to think about the turkey, stuffing and mountains of gravy that I’ll encounter next week. Yum! Also trying not to think about the treadmill and elliptical machine I will encounter in two weeks to compensate for Thanksgiving… Continue reading

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A tour of my campus

Over the past four years of blogging for The Student LoanDown, I’ve talked frequently about my years at Iowa State University. So after all this time, I thought it might be nice to actually show you my campus. This is… Continue reading

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A Veteran’s education

Editor’s note: This Veteran’s Day we wanted to take some time to thank the men and women who serve our country in the military. We enlisted some help from NCIRE – The Veterans Health Research Institute, the leading nonprofit medical… Continue reading

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Jump$tart your financial literacy

One thing I truly believe is that it’s never too early or too late to take steps to get a better grasp on personal finance. (Even if you already think you know what you’re doing! J) There are tons of… Continue reading

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