10 Grown-Up Things You Can Do While Paying Off Student Loans

If you feel overwhelmed by your current level of debt, it can often feel incredibly isolating. And while “misery loves company,” it’s not always helpful to hear about others in the same situation. But when it comes to student loan debt, the problem is just so systematic that it’s hard to ignore. In fact, over 44 million Americans are currently paying off student loan debts. That may not make you feel relieved about your own situation, but it may be helpful in showing that this problem is much bigger than your own individual choices.

We do need to put the onus on universities and governing bodies to help stop the ever-snowballing issue of student loan debt in this country. But in the meantime, you also have to make the best choices for yourself — and if you have debt, that does, unfortunately, mean figuring out how to pay it off. You have more in your own control than you may think. And in the most recent episode of The Lifestyle Fix, Tasha dives deep into the things that are completely under your control even if you’re paying off a massive amount of student loans. For instance, if you focus on ways to increase your overall income, you can lessen the burden of debt in your life. Mileage may vary, of course, but many of these tips can apply to any student debt situation — head over to the TFD YouTube channel to hear more!

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