With student loans becoming a hot topic of discussion this week, I figured I would remind everyone that I solved this crisis five years ago with this airtight list of pointers. You’re welcome.
All of my student loans are paid in full as of this month. Therefore, as a newly minted AMERICAN HERO, I thought I would share my wisdom with folks who haven’t yet crossed that sacred threshold. I thought these pointers would be particularly helpful to people under 40 (like me) who are facing, or are projected to face, major financial hurdles as a result of their crippling debt.
Here are some tips, courtesy of a Real American:
1. Study Hard: Do well at your current level of schooling, and the next level will be cheaper. There is a lot of scholarship money out there. People will trip over themselves to give it to you. Filling out paperwork is a pain in the ass, especially when you’re 17 (or even 21 or 35), but the fact that you’re simply willing to fill it out puts you ahead of most of…
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