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Your Guide to Paying Off Student Loan Debt

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Accumulating student debt is easy. Paying it off can seem very hard. However, using the tips in this article, you can start paying your student debt off now.

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College Earning: How to Make Money at School

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While you’re at college or university, studying and earning your degree should be your top priority. However, if you have some extra time and would like to make some extra cash, there are a few ways you can make money while you’re at school. Plus, if you’re making a little extra money and putting it directly toward your student loans, you’ll graduate with less debt to worry about.

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4 Myths About Your Credit Score and Credit Report

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Having good or bad credit affects how you can spend money and what you can buy. Building your credit up opens a lot of doors like having the ability to buy a house or car or open a credit card. However, there’s a lot of confusion about which things truly affect your credit positively and negatively. Below, there are four credit myths that are commonly perceived to be true. 

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Your Guide to the August 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

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On Monday, August 21, 2017, a very exciting cosmic event can be viewed across the United States. A total solar eclipse will cross the U.S.A. from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. In a total solar eclipse, the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, blocking the sun and its corona, or atmosphere, completely from the Earth’s view. 
 

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Back to School: Buying Textbooks on a Budget

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College tuition and housing are expensive on their own, but going back to school has lots of costs that aren’t always apparent up front. Thinking and planning for these hidden expenses beforehand will help you stay on track with your budget and graduate with less student debt. One of the hidden expenses of going back to school is buying textbooks. Textbooks are much more expensive than regular books, and if each of your classes requires multiple books, the cost can add up before you know it. In this article, we have four tips on saving money on textbooks. 

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5 Books for the Financially Savvy

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Summer is the perfect time to catch up on your reading. If you’re traveling, sitting by the pool, or just relaxing at home, reading is a great alternative to staring at a phone or tablet screen. You can even listen to audiobooks while you drive to work or on a long road trip. Plus, you can read all kinds of books that help you improve your life. We’ve added these five books to our AmeriCash Loans summer reading list because they’re sure to make you more financially savvy.

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The Art of Learning: How to Take College Courses on the Cheap

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Learning is addictive and can be one of the best things you can do to further your career. However, sometimes getting a college degree or graduate degree is out of reach financially. You can still take your education into your own hands and gain valuable skills for cheap or free. 

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Budget Hack: Last Minute Ways to Make Ends Meet

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The first of the month is just around the corner and you don’t have enough money to pay all of your bills. You need cash now. There’s nothing to be ashamed of; We’ve all been there at one time or another. Don’t panic yet – there are still a few tricks you can use to make some extra cash before your due dates are here. Some of these methods can even get you cash today.

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The Truth About Bankruptcy

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If you feel completely overwhelmed by debt, you may think personal bankruptcy is your only option. However, declaring bankruptcy is a big, life-altering step with long-lasting consequences. Before you declare bankruptcy, make sure you know all of the facts to ensure it’s the right option for your financial situation.

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4 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score This Week

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Bad credit happens to everyone now and then, but now is the perfect time to start turning it around. The fight for good credit can be an intimidating uphill battle if you’re not sure where to begin. When you take it one step at a time, you’ll be on the way to an excellent credit score in no time. There are several simple steps you can take this week to get your credit score on the right track. 

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