5 ways to get out of debt faster this holiday season

November 11, 2013

5 ways to get out of debt faster this holiday season

If you haven’t signed up for SmarterBucks yet, you should. It’s a revolutionary rewards program that helps you earn extra student loan payments that automatically pay down any student loan. Plus signing up is free. That’s right, gratis. Complimentary. On the house. Earn rewards this holiday season by: Getting a head start on your holiday [...]

An on-campus Thanksgiving for those of you who aren’t going home

November 5, 2013

An on-campus Thanksgiving for those of you who aren’t going home

Fact: Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away. Theory: if you’re not going home, you probably still want to celebrate with your friends. The good news is you definitely can feast your way to fatness this holiday season even if you’re stuck at school. We call it “Friendsgiving”. Here’s what you do: Cook a turkey [...]

5 Halloween costumes for under $25

October 22, 2013

5 Halloween costumes for under $25

Like getting married, Halloween requires you to buy an outfit you’ll only wear once. The good news is that you can look good (or ridiculous) without breaking the bank. Here are five ideas: Mark Zuckerberg: You’ll need a Harvard t-shirt, a zip-up sweatshirt, jeans, flip flops, nametag, and giant ego. Write “CEO” on your nametag and [...]

When I crush my student debt, I will…

October 17, 2013

When I crush my student debt, I will…

SmarterBucks®, our sister-brand, asked 1,400 students and graduates what they were going to do first after paying off their student loans. Some said they would cry tears of joy, do a happy dance, or start a business. One person even said they wanted to ride a llama into the sunset. Check out this infographic to [...]

Real stories of getting student debt-free faster

October 8, 2013

Real stories of getting student debt-free faster

Our sister-brand, SmarterBucks®, a revolutionary rewards program that helps you get debt-free faster and for less, is challenging some of its members to tell their student debt story. Check out how these members are going above and beyond the call of duty to get debt-free even faster: Crystal Learns to Negotiate. Learn how one SmarterBucks [...]