How to pay down your student loans and maintain your sanity

first_img 51SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr If you have student loans, you’ve probably heard the numbers: There is $1.3 trillion in outstanding student debt in the U.S. More than 40 million Americans have at least one student loan. Seventy percent of bachelor degree recipients will graduate with student debt; on average, their balances are north of $30,000 apiece.But if you have or will soon have student debt, you also probably care more about your own numbers than the aggregate ones. If you’re in high school, you want to how much debt you’ll have to take on in order to go to college. If you’re in college, you want to know how much interest you’re accruing. If you’re out of school and in repayment, you want to know how many extra payments it’ll take you to pay off the loans faster; you might also want to know how much money you could save if you refinanced your debt to better terms.With these questions in mind, I’ve compiled a guide to help you get better-acquainted with your student debt. If it’s been awhile since you’ve checked in on your loans — or if you’re preparing to go to college and it’s been awhile since you’ve thought about how you’ll pay for it — use the below information to check in on your student loans and even, perhaps, take an extra step towards a debt-free life. continue reading »last_img read more

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Katherine “Cody” Holt, 83, Versailles

first_imgKatherine “Cody” Holt, 83, of Versailles passed away at 11:30pm, Monday, October 1, 2018 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg. She was born near Milan on July 20, 1935 the daughter of Charles and Thresa Beach Kemker. She was married to Ray Holt and he preceded her in death. Survivors include two daughters Connie Rohrig of Milan, and Bonnie (David) McCabe of Moores Hill; one son Leo (Bud) Ward of Cross Plains; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; one sister Pat (Claude) Morris of Moores Hill. She was also preceded in death by her parents, her son Chris Ward, her brothers Lee, Bine, and Butch Kemker, and her sisters Theresa Jane Adams, Norma Suttman, Daisy Linzy, and Doris Smith. Mrs. Holt was a 1953 graduate of Versailles High School. She was a former employee of the Delaney Wood Heel Factory, and also the Regal Supermarket, both in Versailles. She retired from Federal Mogul in Greensburg and in her retirement years she served as custodian at the Tyson Library in Versailles. Cody enjoyed watching sports on TV, baking pies, gardening, and attending her grandchildren’s sports events. She attended the Moores Hill Church of Christ. Funeral services for Cody will be held on Monday, October 8th at 2pm at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Pastor Tito Pel of the Moores Hill Church of Christ officiating. Burial will be in the Cliff Hill Cemetery in Versailles. Visitation will be on Sunday from 4pm to 7pm. Memorials may be given to the Moores Hill Church of Christ or the Cliff Hill Cemetery in care of the funeral home.last_img read more

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Women’s World Cup 2019: Jill Ellis says Alex Ferguson’s influence evident in Phil Neville

first_imgBorn in England, Ellis grew up a fan of Premier League giants United and said it was natural a great like Ferguson would also influence her. “[He was] super gracious, charming, nice,” she added. “It was a brief interaction but I’ve read his books and being a young Man United fan back in the day, I was all in!”I think for me I’ve had a lot of different influences in my life. I’m a sum of all the parts. I think I’m authentic in who I am but I definitely think you grow and you learn from watching and speaking to other people in terms of the experiences you have.” Two to go @lionessesA post shared by Philip Neville (@philipneville18) on Jun 27, 2019 at 3:07pm PDT”I’m not surprised [by Neville’s success]. In terms of managing a team, I think the team has made strides, you can see they’re playing hard, brought into what he wants them to do, I think he’s done a really good job.”I haven’t seen Phil on the inside so I can’t speak to what he’s like in front of his team. My interactions have been purely professional, he conducts himself in a great way. I enjoyed our sideline conversations – he seems like a really genuine person.”As it relates to Sir Alex, I grew up a Man United fan so I can’t speak enough about him as a manager, [he] brought the best out of his players, was ruthless at times.”In that regard, having probably been around Sir Alex at an internal level… everybody affects us, everybody influences us, you take a little bit of that away.”Some things you like, some things you don’t. In our lives we’re all affected by people we come in contact with so I’m sure that’s had the same effect.”Ellis can also list Ferguson as an inspiration, albeit her meeting with the Scot at an awards ceremony was far briefer. United States coach Jill Ellis believes playing under Manchester United great Alex Ferguson has rubbed off on her England counterpart Phil Neville.The Lionesses are one step away from reaching their first Women’s World Cup Final in France having advanced to a semi-final date with USA in Neville’s maiden major tournament in charge. View this post on Instagram Neville had never managed a senior male or female team prior to landing the England job in January 2018, but he is quickly earning admirers thanks to the Lionesses’ run.Ellis is not surprised by the success Neville has enjoyed in the past, pointing to a decorated playing career where he won 10 major trophies at Manchester United with Ferguson in charge.”A lot of us are products of our environments and obviously he had a pretty good mentor there for a while,” Ellis said at a news conference to preview Tuesday’s last-four clash with England in Lyon.last_img read more

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