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Who is still paying off college loans?

Post by Jim » Sun Jun 20, 2010 4:58 am

After being out of school for 5 years now, I have finally paid 1/3 of my loans down, and I'm just under 10,000$. While I plan to up my payments, it's still gonna be another few years.

Any of you folks out of school still working on your loan payments? How about some of you going into college, what does your debt amounts look to be?

Bah, I need to hit the lotto.

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Post by Sades » Sun Jun 20, 2010 5:21 am

I have no idea yet- going to see a man (or a lady!) about a loan soonish, whenever I get word that the application forms are in.
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Post by Jetfire » Sun Jun 20, 2010 9:54 am

7 years and still going.....
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Post by Notabot » Sun Jun 20, 2010 12:54 pm

Four years after my Master of Divinity degree, I'm down to about 3/4 of my undergrad and grad loans. My wife's loans are down to about 1/8 of what they were. We've been pretty aggressive with repayment, though, thanks in part to Dave Ramsey.

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Post by Cliffjumper » Sun Jun 20, 2010 1:12 pm

I paid back something like £18 one month last year when I did something like 120 hours of overtime in 4 weeks.

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Post by Shrapnel Clone » Sun Jun 20, 2010 6:55 pm

Me, unfortunately.

I hope this is not of influence for my application for a TFA creditcard?
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Post by Sades » Sun Jun 20, 2010 7:19 pm

Shrapnel Clone wrote: I hope this is not of influence for my application for a TFA creditcard?
My main complaint about these cards is that no one will accept them. I don't care if it looks like laminated cardboard scribbled on with crayons, it's a ****ing credit card, dammit!
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Post by Wildrider » Sun Jun 20, 2010 9:44 pm

Still owe about £400 in student loans, me mam keeps forwarding their letetr severy so often, I should pay it off I guess. last time they collared me, they just took it out of my pay every month, i was none the wiser.

In other news I'm still paying off the loan I took out for my wedding and honeymoon and will be due to make the final payment in March 2011. problem is I got divorced October 2009!

I do see the funny side of it....sort off.:lol:

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Post by Skidmark » Wed Jun 23, 2010 5:52 am

Notabot wrote:thanks in part to Dave Ramsey.
Thank God for Dave Ramsey. He made finances not so complicated.:sweatdrop
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Post by Civ » Mon Jul 05, 2010 12:46 am

I'm still working on paying my loans back and I finally got under the damnable $10,000 mark.

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Post by Catalyst Dragon » Mon Jul 05, 2010 3:25 am

My loans still arn't due for another 3 years.

But I'm already sweating them...
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Post by Sir Auros » Mon Jul 05, 2010 3:37 am

I'm still at least 25k+ in on mine. Three semesters of a master's degree more than doubled what I borrowed for 3.5 years for a bachelor's. Probably should be making higher payments, but we opted to pay way more on our mortgage instead.

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