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-- It's graduation season we -- give you some advice and not only are today's graduates walking all the stage with a diploma -- -- hand they're also leaving school in many cases with a mountain of debt.
For the average American student 24000.
Dollars worth and that's -- Makes Christian -- story so amazing she paid suffered double did you get in one year yes do loans out the window.
What is the trick -- the making this a reality.
I moved to beckon with my parents sacrificed a lot and I just kind of live like I was a broke college should or hasn't college -- when you hated that idea to write yeah of course I mean I love affairs but it did -- they hate the idea on the back in the back.
-- I just -- I was a broke college student and then I got a real job in the real world I can still look like a broke college student -- is the key was that you just didn't like the feeling of being dead.
I -- graduated with what how much debt.
121000 -- not as much as you know the average amount I paid about 160 a month.
And that's minimum the lender yet that that the minimum they have determined over twenty year period one -- as like I can't wait twenty years for the let's.
Speeded up -- I paid a lot more.
I 23 year old just graduating or you're 26 year old just leaving medical school -- graduate school.
I've never -- avoid a lavish lifestyle lot of your friends who go to vacations I -- -- before a.
Yes and I wanted to two but I want to beef completely -- I wanted to be free and not.
Be thinking about I'm -- and -- nice vacation but I also have this huge amount of debt that I house right so you -- no vacation then -- you went to Europe right after you paid off than one year.
-- don't have mad money we mean.
I'm not going -- get a bonus at work or even if you get like a pay increase -- rates like I actually got a job whereas I was getting paid double from my first up and I still kept the same lifestyle so any time I got that extra cash -- -- it all went to my students and pay attention to details -- respect.
Well I have to -- -- because.
They were whenever I would you know pay more than what they had determined that they would apply it to the contrast instead of applying it to the principal you know the the big loan amount.
-- -- Discovered you know this isn't getting paid off as quickly as I thought so I had to call them and figure -- was going on genius really have to note read the fine print it out to -- And -- show all this -- you said mom dad I'm gonna stay here see move vacuum the parents and you paid off that would be a one year from -- -- paid -- one here but I I also got lucky to -- able to find a job fairly quickly as -- able to find even better job and at the end my parents didn't charge rent when.
Wilson tells me would have time to a -- job you have the discipline to pay of -- two -- -- one year from the university used in.
Who has to be proud of you.
The -- one thanks so much for coming and hopefully we relieve some stress for some 23 year old just graduated great thinking thoughts all right --
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