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Tallie Beaconsfield

Tallie Beaconsfield is a young blogger and professional with a passion for finance. She graduated from Stanford University. She is an avid rock climber and you can always find her adventuring on the weekends.

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Moving to College Dorm: College Freshman Checklist

By Tallie / August 4, 2019

As summer comes to an end, I bet you’re starting to think about finally moving to college! And that means one thing: packing. Odds are your first year of college involves moving into a dorm, a big move to a smaller space, and though you don’t want to forget to pack anything, you also don’t…

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Finding The Right Student Loan Repayment Plan

By Tallie / July 17, 2019

There are a ton of student loan repayment plans out there. How do you know which one is best for you? Well, that ultimately depends on your goals and your student loans. If you are dealing with federal student loans then you are likely to choose between standard repayment plans and income-driven repayment plans. If…

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How Do Private Student Loans and Federal Student Loans Differ?

By Tallie / July 15, 2019

Over 44 million Americans deal with student loan debt. With America’s rising tuition costs, it feels nearly impossible to pay for college without taking out a student loan. Despite the growing costs and debt size, we continue to see degree holders thrive in the job market. Therefore, the need to attend college is not going…

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Loan Forgiveness For Teachers

By Tallie / May 31, 2019

If you teach full time in a low-income or educational service agency for five complete and consecutive academic years, while meeting other qualifications, you may be eligible for loan forgiveness for teachers on your Direct and Unsubsidized Loans, or your Subsidized and Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans.  What qualifies someone as a teacher? A teacher provides…

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No Scholarship? How To Pay For College

By Tallie / May 1, 2019

Paying for college is not an easy feat. That’s why millennials aged 18-29 find themselves drowning in a sea of debt equaling approximately $1 trillion dollars. If you don’t have a scholarship that pays for tuition, there’s no need to fret — not yet, anyway. There are plenty of options when it comes to paying…

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The 5 Best iPhone Apps to Avoid the Freshman 15

By Tallie / February 25, 2019

We’ve all heard about it, and many of us have lived it: the dreaded FRESHMAN 15. Starting college can be exciting and anxiety-ridden all at once. If you’re not careful, it’s very possible to let the weight of academic and social pressures affect your actual weight. How the Freshman 15 Happens We know that weight…

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Student Loans: Different From Other Types of Debt

By Tallie / February 11, 2019

While we’d all love to simply ignore the debt from student loans, we know that this doesn’t make it go away. Like all consumer debt, your creditors are expecting all of those funds back… and then some. Student loan debt and all consumer debt is broken into funnels: secured or unsecured. For those who don’t…

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