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Student Loan Refinancing

8 Student Loan Refinancing Myths Debunked

Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX We often get questions on the topic of student loan refinancing. Whether it is ...
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Public Service Loan Forgiveness Trump Spending Plan

PSLF Program Gets $350M Boost From Spending Bill

Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX Last week, President Trump signed a $3.1 trillion spending bill. The bill included a ...
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FOMC Interest Rate Hike and Student Loans

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX The FOMC (the Federal Open Market Committee, a.k.a “The Fed”) recently raised interest ...
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Saving Money In School

How To Save On Student Loans While In School

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX In the student loan workshops we do for university programs across the country, ...
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Paying Down Student Loans vs. Saving For Retirement

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX One of the most common questions we get at FitBUX is “Should I ...
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Trump Student Loan Bankruptcy (2)

Trump Administration Debating Bankruptcy and Student Loans

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX The Trump administration has announced that they are thinking of making it easier ...
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Donald Trump 2019 Budget and Student Loans

Trump’s Proposed 2019 Budget and Your Student Loans

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX A few weeks ago I wrote an article about the new Student Loan ...
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How Making Incorrect Payments At Great Lakes Can Cost You Thousands

By Joseph Reinke, CFA This article is a follow up to a recent Facebook post we published about Great Lakes ...
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Student Loan Repayment

Breaking Down The Student Loan PROSPER ACT

Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX We all most likely would agree, current student loan repayment options are complex and ...
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Public Service Loan Forgiveness

FitBUX As Told By A Member

FitBUX as told by a FitBUX member. We can help you too. The story below is from an existing FitBUX member, Landon ...
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Independent Contractor vs Employee (1)

One Way People Try To Make More Money: Become An Independent Contractor

By Joseph Reinke, CFA At FitBUX, we’ve been getting a lot of questions from students and new grads about being ...
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Student loan interest deduction

Student Loan Interest Deduction

By Joseph Reinke, CFA With the passage of the new tax bill, many Members of FitBUX have emailed me about the ...
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Public Service Loan Forgivess and IDR PROSPER Act

Proposed PSLF and IDR Changes

Proposed Changes to Federal Student Loan Repayment Programs The PROSPER Act The PROSPER Act (Promoting Real Opportunity, Success and Prosperity ...
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Student Loan repayment

Another Student Loan Servicer Horror Story

A Member of FitBUX had a terrible experience with her Federal student loan servicer which we've found happens way to often.  ...
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Dave Ramsey Snowball Method

Student Loan Repayment: Dave Ramsey or High Interest Rate?

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX Many have used FitBUX’s MyFit Student Loan Solution and have asked us about ...
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student Loan payment

How Student Loan Servicers Can Cost You Thousands

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX Student loan servicers work for the Federal government not you!  The CFPB receives ...
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One Way To Increase Your Credit Score

One Way To Increase Your Credit Score

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX I've had the honor of doing our student loan workshop for 50+ DPT ...
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Student Loans vs. Mortgage Crisis

Student Loans Vs. The Mortgage Crisis

Are we headed for a student loan bubble? With Joe Reinke, CEO of FitBUX Joseph Reinke, the CEO of FitBUX, ...
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Direct Grad Plus Student loans Private Student Loans

Direct Grad Plus or Private Student Loans, a Must Read for Grad School Students

By Edmund Lau, CFA We’ve had the fortune of helping thousands of graduate students sort out their student loans and ...
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4 Things To Know About Student Loan Consolidation

4 Things To Know About Student Loan Consolidation

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX Two of the top questions we get when doing student loan presentations and ...
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Money Reserve Account

FitBUX Case Study: IDR & A Reserve Account

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX “It’s not just about student loans, it’s about your entire life!” This is ...
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income driven repayment plan misuse

#1 Misuse Of Income Driven Student Loan Repayment Plans

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX I often tell others, “Every financial product has its purpose and if used ...
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Student Loan Repayment

#2 Misuse Of Income Driven Student Loan Repayment Plans

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX Every financial product has its purpose and if used correctly can be an ...
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student loan income driven repayment plan

Government Taking Social Security For Student Loan Payments

By Joseph Reinke, CEO of FitBUX The Wall St. Journal recently published an article that highlights the need to plan ...
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Investing Money Management

Investing vs. Money Management

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX Business Insider recently published an article detailing an interview with one of the ...
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Psychology Biases Money

3 Psychological Biases and Your Money

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX Many of you have heard me say during a presentation or a podcast ...
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Using An Income Driven Student Loan Repayment Plan? Avoid This Costly Mistake

By Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX When it comes to Federal income driven repayment ("IDR") plans for student loans, ...
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Variable rate student loan refinance

4 Easy Steps In Deciding To Refinance With A Variable Rate Student Loan

By Joseph Reinke, CFA Often times when we refinance our student loans, we ask ourselves one simple question: Does refinancing ...
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Income Driven Repayment

Prepaying Student Loans? Federal Income Driven Repayments Plans May Still Benefit You

By: Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO of FitBUX Federal income driven repayment (“IDR”) student loan plans are often discussed by many ...
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Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Public Service Loan Forgiveness – Getting the Most out of PSLF (Part 3 of 3)

By: Edmund Lau, CFA If you are new to Public Service Loan Forgiveness (“PSLF”), please be sure to read our ...
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