88 episodes

Welcome to the Student Loan Podcast! Here you’ll find practical advice on tackling student loan debt, paying down your higher education expenses and inspiring stories about paying off student loans.

Join Daphné Vanessa and Shamil Rodriguez as they discuss student loans, tuition, and everything in between.

The Student Loan Podcast Daphné Vanessa and Shamil Rodriguez, Co-Founders for STARTNOO.com

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Welcome to the Student Loan Podcast! Here you’ll find practical advice on tackling student loan debt, paying down your higher education expenses and inspiring stories about paying off student loans.

Join Daphné Vanessa and Shamil Rodriguez as they discuss student loans, tuition, and everything in between.

    89. Brett Holzhauer | How to Pay Off Student Loans using Good Credit, Job Hopping, and the Right Attitude

    89. Brett Holzhauer | How to Pay Off Student Loans using Good Credit, Job Hopping, and the Right Attitude

    Today, Brett Holzhauer joins the Student Loan Podcast to share his personal student loan debt payoff story.
    Brett is a personal finance nerd who emerged from the depths of student loan hell. He paid off over $80,000 in student loans just over 7 years post-graduation through a myriad of strategies. Now, he is passionate about sharing his story and helping people build foundational wealth while still enjoying their life.
    Today's episode with Brett includes:
    The strategy and method that Brett used to pay off over $80,000 in student loan debt; Why job hopping is not a bad idea as long as you're transparent; Side hustles that you can take advantage of to help pay off your student loans; How good credit and loan consolidation can benefit you long term in your student loan payoff journey; and much, much, more... Visit the show notes for all the extra details:
    https://thestudentloanpodcast.com/episode89
    Visit our podcast sponsor at StartNoo.com to see if StartNoo is on your campus and learn how you can exchange service hours in the community for direct payments towards your student loans or tuition.

    • 48 min
    88. Alarice & Kevin Scott | How to Pay Off $100k+ in Student Loan Debt Selling Soap

    88. Alarice & Kevin Scott | How to Pay Off $100k+ in Student Loan Debt Selling Soap

    Alarice and Kevin Scott, founders of KountryScentz, share how they went from working four jobs and living paycheck-to-paycheck to creating a side hustle that helped them pay off over $100k in student loan debt and over $300k in total debt in 3 years. 
    If you find yourself looking for inspiration because you're struggling to figure out how you're going to pay off your student loans, then this episode is for you. Alarice and Kevin were gracious enough to share the details of how they achieved debt freedom. It was wasn't easy but it can be done.
    In today's episode with Alarice & Kevin we discuss:
    the importance of church and community as a support system as you work on organizing your finances; finding accountability partners to help you along your debt payoff journey; using side hustles to pay off student loans quickly; affordable ways to have date night without breaking the bank; and much, much, more... Visit the show notes for all the extra details:
    https://thestudentloanpodcast.com/episode88
    Visit our podcast sponsor at StartNoo.com to see if StartNoo is on your campus and learn how you can exchange service hours in the community for direct payments towards your student loans or tuition.

    • 48 min
    87. 5 Ways to Make College Worth It

    87. 5 Ways to Make College Worth It

    Today, Shamil Rodriguez shares 5 ways to make college worth it. Are currently in school and looking for ways to help pay for college? Are you looking to plan for the future after you graduate? This episode is for you.
    Grab a pen and paper and take notes so you can improve your odds of implementing some of the strategies discussed today.
    Visit the show notes for all the extra details: https://thestudentloanpodcast.com/episode87
    Visit our podcast sponsor at StartNoo to learn how you can exchange service hours in the community for direct payments towards your student loans or tuition. 

    • 19 min
    86. Will Sealy | Simplifying Student Debt with Summer App

    86. Will Sealy | Simplifying Student Debt with Summer App

    Today, Will Sealy, co-founder and CEO of the Summer joins The Student Loan Podcast to share how his company is helping simplify student loan debt. 
    Prior to Summer, Will served as one of the first student loan policy experts at the CFPB and was a special assistant and policy advisor to Senator Elizabeth Warren at both the CFPB and the U.S. Department of Treasury. In 2010, Will worked on the White House team tasked with implementing the Dodd-Frank Act.
    Visit the show notes for all the extra details:
    https://thestudentloanpodcast.com/episode86
    Visit our podcast sponsor at StartNoo.com to see if StartNoo is on your campus and learn how you can exchange service hours in the community for direct payments towards your student loans or tuition.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    85. Ann Garcia | How to Pay for College

    85. Ann Garcia | How to Pay for College

    Ann Garcia (@anngarciacfp), author of the book How to Pay for College, joins The Student Loan Podcast to share how parents and students can prepare financially to pay for college. Ann Garcia has helped thousands of families save millions of dollars on college. 
    A fee-only Certified Financial Planner and managing partner of Independent Progressive Advisors, Ann specializes in helping families balance the desire to support their children’s dreams with the reality of funding their own lives.
    Topics covered in today's episode with Ann include:
    Which colleges to choose based on your budget; Finding additional money to help fill in gaps in financial aid; Determining the "actual" cost of college versus the number included in your financial aid package; and much, much, more... Visit the show notes for all the extra details:
    https://thestudentloanpodcast.com/episode85
    Visit our podcast sponsor at StartNoo.com to see if StartNoo is on your campus and learn how you can exchange service hours in the community for direct payments towards your student loans or tuition.

    • 51 min
    84. Oliver Perry | Paid Off over 40K in Student Loans

    84. Oliver Perry | Paid Off over 40K in Student Loans

    Today, Oliver Perry (@theoliverperry), host of The Oliver Perry Show, shares how he paid off over $40,000 in student loans. Oliver has an interesting journey that many of you can relate to or may find inspiration in hearing. We take a dive into what his mindset was throughout the different periods of his life and his student loan debt payoff journey. It's not always sunshine and rainbows but the mindset that you have as you make your way through your debt payoff journey is what will set you up for success in paying off your student loans.
    Outside of hosting The Oliver Perry show, being a husband & father, and serving as a military officer, Oliver likes to spend his time investing in real estate, playing golf in foreign countries, cracking jokes, and spending way too much money on MTG.
    In today's episode with Oliver Perry we discuss:
    How he paid off over $40K in student loans; What his initial motivation was when he joined the US military and how it relates to college; The hustle mindset he had to adopt to meet the minimum student loan payments after graduation; and much, much more... Visit our podcast sponsor at StartNoo.com to see if StartNoo is on your campus and learn how you can exchange service hours in the community for direct payments towards your student loans or tuition.

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

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14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Money Mobilizer ,

Awesome Student Loan Podcast!

Be sure to check out this podcast! So much valuable information and many motivational stories to hear and learn from!

knicks.boy ,

Love the guests

I love the different types of guests that are on the show. They really cover different angles to keep things interesting. Such an important topic to discuss. #endStudentLoanDebt

iam.monalisa ,

Very informative

I like how the podcast covers different areas of student loan debt and how to pay them off. The co-hosts being a good energy to show.

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