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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.

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About The Student Loan Podcast brings The Student Loan Podcast to listeners as its source for the latest news on the rising cost of higher education, tips and tricks for tacking student loans and paying for school, and inspirational stories from listeners like you.

Even though student loan debt and tuition costs continue to rise we, we don’t believe that should impact your ability to make life decisions for your family, career and community. We are working together to change the landscape and narrative surrounding student loans and the cost of higher education.


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89. Brett Holzhauer |

How to Pay Off Student Loans using Good Credit, Job Hopping, and the Right Attitude

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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.

Season 1, Episode 89 | Show Notes

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Daphné Vanessa

Daphné Vanessa

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Shamil and Daphné started the Student Loan Podcast in 2017 to address the exploding need to have conversations about a major issue impacting youth in today’s generation – student loan debt.  Join us on a journey to unpack student loan debt, and find solutions to get everyone closer to being student loan-debt free!

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