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tonie1911
Is it worth dealing with Sallie Mae? I have heard some horror stories..... Any advice?
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dianemelville
Happy New Year, Everyone!   As you may know, my main goal in the Salt Community is to help you all to find and win free money to pay for college. To do this, I’m trying something a bit different this year—and launching a monthly scholarship challenge series!   Instead of writing blogs, I’m going to work with you each month to develop a new… (Show more)
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shanemcnichol
Since last September, I’ve been on a marathon of unhealthiness: my wedding, a week-long honeymoon, my birthday, Halloween candy, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s—with football season running through it all until Super Bowl Sunday. Eventually, enough was enough, and I looked for a solution.   Two friends of mine found themselves in a… (Show more)
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amate
Please help me with scholarship search for my missing payment of spring semeste!
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michaelrestiano
I’ve officially decided that I pay too damn much in rent. I knew when I moved to San Francisco that rent would eat up the biggest portion of my budget (and choosing to live alone would only worsen that effect), but I saw it as just another life advancement: A big-boy apartment meant big-boy costs.   What I didn’t realize at the time was that… (Show more)
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michaelrestiano
Most days, I’m happy when I can pay my San Francisco rent, meet my savings goals, and have some money leftover to travel at the end of the month. That changed a few days ago when I heard some great news from a friend: He had just bought a condo in downtown San Francisco!   Truthfully, I was happy for him. But I’d be lying if I didn’t say that… (Show more)
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mh_admin
Help the Salt® Community get to know you! Filling out your personal profile provides an easy way for other members to learn about your experience, skills, and interests.   To set up your profile:   1. Select your avatar in the upper right corner and under Personal select Edit profile.   2. Fill out your biography as much or as little as you'd…
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cassandrag
I’ve had my Discover Student Credit Card for almost 2 years now, and so far I’m in good standing (yay!), I've made responsible decisions that boosted my credit score, and I’ve also made some irresponsible decisions that set me back a bit financially too. Now, I am in a place where I think I have the hang of it, and that I might even be able to… (Show more)
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aaronw
Author: Betsy Mayotte (betsym)   A few weeks ago, the IRS quietly removed access to its IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) that students and student loan borrowers use to apply for federal aid and lower payment options. The DRT is used by millions of students each year to make filling out the FAFSA easier and less error prone by allowing them to… (Show more)
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