Episode Number: 135

Episode 135- Your Student Loan Questions Answered: Refinancing, PSLF, Common Misconceptions, & More w/ David Carlson

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David Carlson is answering all your student loan questions on this week’s episode of the Journey to Launch podcast. Previously featured in The Washington Post, The New York Times, Forbes, Slate, and NBC’s KARE 11, David is a personal finance author and speaker. 

In this week’s episode, David is discussing the truth and misconceptions about student loan debt, loan forgiveness programs, debt consolidation and more. 

In 2012, David launched his website Young Adult Money with a mission to help millennials earn more, save more, and live better lives. He recently started focusing on student loan debt because he and his wife had a combined balance of $100,000 after graduating college. David is on the path to becoming debt-free and is sharing his story and student loan debt advice with others along the way. 

In this episode you will learn:

  • Several misconceptions about student loans
  • The truth about student loan refinancing 
  • The good, bad, and ugly about the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • How taxes and forgiveness of loan debt are related
  • The pros and cons to Parent Plus Loans, and more

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Want to know the status of your loans? Check out your student loan information at the National Student Loan Data website.

If you are saddled with student loan debt, curious about loan forgiveness programs, or want to help someone else making decisions about their finances and paying off their loans–check out David’s book, Student Loan Solution.

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