Financial Checkup: Starting A Family With Big Student Loans


Balancing student loans with real life is tougher than you think it will be when you are still in school. Should you delay starting a family so you can pay back student loans? Here’s one family’s real life situation and our advice to them on starting a family, buying a house, and saving for retirement while dealing with student loans.

Financial Checkup: Why Julia Can’t Get Ahead on $35,000 a Year

About once a month, I answer one reader’s financial questions and give them a public financial checkup. If you want to be considered for a future checkup and are willing to share your finances with me, learn more here. Julia is a single, 26-year old account coordinator for an ad agency living in a suburb […]