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College Hacking: The Comprehensive Guide | Stereo Live Q&A | EP 309

Watch Listen Read What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Winter is over, spring is here, and Brad and Jonathan have hosted their fifth live event on Stereo! With the new season and sense of hope, people are beginning to think more about traveling and travel rewards points. Start thinking about a trip you want …

Refinance Your Student Loans With Credible

If you have student loans, paying less interest on them and getting the debt paid off faster is an important part of your overall FI strategy. Rates are exceedingly low right now and this could be a perfect time to refinance. Doing so can lower both your interest rate and your monthly payment. Freeing up …

Should You Go To College In 2021

Note: For a list of episodes of the ChooseFI Podcast discussing tips and tactics to optimize college costs, click here. Here at Choose FI, we’ve always hated student loans. Not the college education you receive, but the idea that you have to borrow so much money to get the degree. Many college students rack up …

Talent Stacker | EP 265

What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show What’s in your talent stack? Inspired by content discovered over the last four years while producing ChooseFI, Jonathan has spent the last couple of months hard at work on the side on a new passion project. As said many times here on the show, financial independence isn’t about …

How To Test Out of College While You’re Still In High School | Millionaire Educator | Ep 238

The Millionaire Educator Website:  The Millionaire Educator Twitter: Ed_Mills_ What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show When you understand and optimize the opportunities available, it’s possible to complete the first 2-3 years of college for less than $10,000. Higher education is going through a period of incredible disruption that has only been expedited due to …

College Hacks from the ChooseFI Community | Ep 230

What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show With the rising cost of college, what tips and tricks can help lower the cost of higher education? The community weighs in. Because Austin’s company paid up to $8,000 a year in tuition, he chose to attend Western Governor’s University, where tuition costs a little over $6,000 no …

The Ins And Outs Of DSST Exams: How To Test Out Of College Courses

According to a 2019 report on college trends by CollegeBoard, the average annual tuition cost in 2019-2020 for public in-state universities was $10,440. And the average tuition for private universities was a whopping $36,880 per year. So in order to get a four-year degree, your total cost of education will land somewhere between $41,000 to …

529 College Savings Plan: What You Need to Know

If you’re looking for an efficient account to save for you or your child’s college education, it’s hard to beat a 529 college savings plan. These plans offer unique tax advantages and they’re more flexible than other college savings tools. But while a good portion of the general public understands how retirement accounts work, the …

Student Loan Planner with Travis Hornsby | Ep 202

Travis Hornsby, the founder of Student Loan Planner, joins the show to talk about the impacts of the federal stimulus situation on student loan forgiveness policies. Travis has built a team at Student Loan Planner that helps individuals decide whether or not they should pay back their student loans. For many people, this single decision …

Paying Off Student Loans Vs Investing? 7 Questions To Ask

So you’ve worked hard to cut out unnecessary expenses from your life, and you’ve suddenly found yourself with a little extra money each month. What should you do with that money? The question is should you use it for paying off student loans vs investing for your retirement? People have strong opinions on both sides …