68 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 • 13 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.

    69. Charles Chadwick | Turn Your Experiences Into Opportunities

    69. Charles Chadwick | Turn Your Experiences Into Opportunities

    Charles is a former college student who experienced the challenge of paying for his college education alone without any external financial assistance. He cut down his college costs by 40%!
    Charles is the author of two books Chadwick’s College Checklist 2 Steps W/Tips On How To Cut College Costs and Chadwick’s Cultivated Circumstances: Experience Is Sometimes Priceless.
    Charles aims to encourage people to not compromise on their education or overlook the importance of learning a trade. Through his books, he wishes to help people earn college degrees while staying financially afloat to build a brighter future!
    Visit the show notes for all the extra details:
    https://thestudentloanpodcast.com/episode69
    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.
     

    • 54 min
    Jennifer J. Hammond | How 1 Flip Paid Off Her Student Loans

    Jennifer J. Hammond | How 1 Flip Paid Off Her Student Loans

    Jennifer J. "Yay" Hammond joins the Student Loan podcast to share her inspiring story. Not only did Jennifer pay off all of her student loans with one real estate flip, that wasn't even her original gameplan after graduating from college. 
    If you've ever been unsure if you are heading on the right path and if you'll ever pay off your student student loans, then this episode is for you. Jennifer J. Hammond shares how a rough start in life didn't prevent her from pursuing her goals and dreams. 
    In today's episode we discuss: 
    How exactly Jeniffer J. Hammond paid off her student loans with 1 real estate flip; How Jennifer overcame adversity at home to achieve her goal of attending college; The importance of financial advice and associating yourself with others that can teach you; How to stand for something, so you don't fall for anything; and much, much, more... Visit the show notes for all the extra details:
    https://thestudentloanpodcast.com/episode68
    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.

    • 26 min
    Dee-1 | How He Finished Paying Sallie Mae Back

    Dee-1 | How He Finished Paying Sallie Mae Back

    Rapper Dee-1 (@dee1music), David Augustine Jr., is a socially conscious rapper, entrepreneur, and podcaster inspiring millions on a journey to empowerment.  His commitment to spreading positivity and financial inclusion led him to become the first rapper in Louisiana history to be appointed by the governor. In 2016, Dee-1 released a hit song, "I Finished Paying Sallie Mae Back," describing how he used his record deal proceeds as an artist to pay off his student loans instead of buying luxury items.  The song exploded and since then, David has made so much impact in the community and showed that you don't have to rap about life’s vices to be successful in music.  
    Visit the show notes for all the extra details:
    https://thestudentloanpodcast.com/episode67
    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 3 min
    Student Loans and StartNoo | Radio Interview on 88.9 FM

    Student Loans and StartNoo | Radio Interview on 88.9 FM

    Daphné Vanessa and Shamil Rodriguez were invited to join "KMOJ's Community Viewpoint" and share the vast reality of the student loan debt crises and how StartNoo can help in its own way. KMOJ 88.9 FM has been on air since 1976 and continues its legacy as a community-oriented station located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This segment on KMOJ is the station's way of achieving its mission of engaging, supporting and empowering Communities of Color. Visit the show notes for all the extra details:
    https://thestudentloanpodcast.com/episode65 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.

    • 11 min
    64. Interviewed by Leah Guy | A Social Enterprise that Tackles Student Loan Debt

    64. Interviewed by Leah Guy | A Social Enterprise that Tackles Student Loan Debt

    Leah Guy, author, inspirational speaker and podcaster, invited us to join her show, The Modern Sage Podcast.
    We discussed the power of giving and receiving. The importance of community and connection. We shared our story about StartNoo and why we decided to start a social enterprise to tackle student loan debt.
    Visit the show notes for all the extra details:
    https://thestudentloanpodcast.com/episode64
    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.

    • 31 min
    63. David Russak | Paying Off $350k of Student Loan Debt

    63. David Russak | Paying Off $350k of Student Loan Debt

    Dr. David Russak, creator of MoneyMobilizer.com, joins the student loan podcast to share how he paid off more than $350k in student loan debt.  David is a full-time practicing physical therapist who personally understands the hard word and discpline it takes to pay off student loans. David doesn't just gloss over his experience but shares what he wishes he would have done differently if he were to do it again. 
    In today's episode we discuss: 
    How exactly David paid off over $350k in student loans; What David would have done differently if he were to do it all over again; The importance of the often overlooked expenses that add to your student loan debt total; and much, much, more... Visit the show notes for all the extra details:
    https://thestudentloanpodcast.com/episode63
    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.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 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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