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Miranda has been a financial journalist for more than 11 years and currently writes for Student Loan Hero. She has contributed to Forbes, NPR, U.S. News & World Report, Yahoo! Finance, Entrepreneur, Investopedia, AllBusiness.com, and Huffington Post. She has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, Inc., Fast Company, and other local and national publications. Miranda has also appeared on TV, radio, and podcasts to talk about money and investing issues. She regularly speaks at conferences and workshops and is an ambassador for Women’s Money Week.

Buying a House? You May Want to Avoid the 30% Rule

Mortgages

Buying a House? You May Want to Avoid the 30% Rule

Buying a House? You May Want to Avoid the 30% Rule

Ask someone the question, “How much should I spend on a house?” and there’s a good chance that they will respond with the 30% rule. The 30% rule, which says not to spend more than 30% of your income on housing, is a good place to start, but it’s not always the best gauge of... Read More

5 Things Every Student Loan Borrower Needs to Know

Students

5 Things Every Student Loan Borrower Needs to Know

5 Things Every Student Loan Borrower Needs to Know

Have you looked at the cost of attending college recently? The price of tuition and fees has increased, on average, $280 per year for the last decade, according to College Board. That adds up over time, so it’s no wonder many turn to student loans to afford their education. But now that you’re approaching the... Read More

Will Trump’s Big Health Care Plan Give You Money Trouble?

Personal Finance

Will Trump’s Big Health Care Plan Give You Money Trouble?

Will Trump’s Big Health Care Plan Give You Money Trouble?

On Monday, President Donald Trump addressed a joint session of Congress (and the nation). In his speech, he shared his blueprint for the country’s future. Many of his remarks centered on national security, jobs and taxes, but the item on many minds was health care. Following a spate of town hall meetings in which angry constituents confronted their... Read More

Here’s How Your Student Loans Can Get You a Tax Break

Students

Here’s How Your Student Loans Can Get You a Tax Break

Here’s How Your Student Loans Can Get You a Tax Break

Paying interest is no fun. But if you have student loan debt, you don’t have much choice. Wouldn’t it be great if the government gave you a break on that student loan interest you pay each year? Well, here’s some good news: You might be able to deduct a portion of student loan interest from... Read More

Most Borrowers Don’t Think Trump Will Be So Bad for Their Student Loans

Students

Most Borrowers Don’t Think Trump Will Be So Bad for Their Student Loans

Most Borrowers Don’t Think Trump Will Be So Bad for Their Student Loans

Nearly 40% of student loan borrowers are concerned that Donald Trump’s administration will negatively impact their student loans, according to a new survey from Student Loan Hero. As the country moves into a new era of governance, some graduates are concerned that an already-difficult student debt situation will get worse. In fact, more than one-fourth... Read More

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