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More than 40 million Americans have student loan debt. Of those borrowers, 5.6 million owe more than $50,000. That kind of crushing five-figure debt can take a real financial and mental toll.
If you fantasize about running off to a foreign country or faking your own death just so you won’t have to pay back your student loans, know that there’s a real way out.
Actually, there are eight ways, and they’re all perfectly legal.
1. Enroll in income-driven repayment.
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Although that might not seem like a big deal, especially if you don’t plan to borrow money anytime soon, it can still present problems in other areas.
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Anyone who has planned a wedding knows that endless hours and a good chunk of change can go into it. So, leading up to the big day, one of the last things you want is for something unexpected to derail your wedding — leaving you stuck with the bill.
Jason Butler, a 36-year-old higher education professional in Atlanta, Georgia, loves helping students navigate the world of registration, financial aid and more. But that doesn’t mean he always had it figured out when it came to his own student loans.
After several years of struggling to manage his student loan debt, Butler recently refinanced some of his loans. In doing so, he was able to free up more cash to pay them down aggressively.
A Rude Awakening
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