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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 student loan tax deduction “controversy” and have asked for my opinion.  For those of you that need a quick update, you can write-off a certain portion of the interest you pay on your student loans.  Read More …

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 through Education Reform) was introduced on December 1, 2017. The overall goal of this act is to reduce the role of taxpayers in funding federal public education by eliminating forgiveness of student loans and reducing Read More …

FitBUX Sign-up Competition

Many have asked how to best spread the (good) word about FitBUX. We’ve got some great news (and money!) to share: We’re launching a “sign-up contest” starting today to give you and your fellow students and/or graduates a chance at free FitBUX tracking services as well as entries to our raffle for a $500 Amazon Read More …

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, discuss whether or not we are currently headed towards a student loan bubble with Will Boyd of the Breaking Student Debt Podcast. A few weeks ago Will was watching The Big Short, which is a Read More …