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Month: November 2017

Should you refinance your student loan?

Should you refinance your student loan?

Interest rates go up and down. In the real estate market, you may have seen some folks scrambling to go buy while interest rates are low. Before 2008, mortgage interest rates were about 6%. Now they are about 4%. Well, kind of like that, interest rates for student loans can go up and down too. It also depends on your income and credit score; the more income and higher your credit score, the lower your interest rate. So if rates…

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$6000 Investments Update- Nov 2017

$6000 Investments Update- Nov 2017

Back when I was looking into investing in one of these Silicon Valley financial company startups, I was reading reviews based on offers, fees, investment minimum, etc., but I didn’t find anything on how well they performed. Therefore, I conducted my own $1000 investment experiment where I invest $1000 through each of the companies listed in the charts below. I made a few $1000 investments back on 5/30/2017. And then a couple more $1000 investments in August. In total I’ve invested $5,962, and…

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