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Robert Farrington
Attended University of California, San Diego
Lived in San Diego, CA
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Do you know for sure if you qualify for student loan forgiveness?
We put together an ultimate guide that lists every student loan forgiveness program by state, as well as who to contact and who is eligible.
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Do you use credit cards? Are they costing you more than you save?
Think credit card rewards are worth it? The truth is you actually might be spending more money with credit cards. Here's why.
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Can you help a reader out with this question?
A reader shares his story about a family divorce, Parent PLUS Loans, and how to help out his parents. What should he do?
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Everything you could want to know about getting a college internship, from interviewing to resumes, to following up after the internship.
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Did you know these facts about student loans?
Here are five facts about student loan debt that you didn't know, including student loan refinancing options, cosigners, and collateral for the debt.
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Want to earn some extra money in the next hour? Check out these great ideas.
Looking to make money fast? These five quick money making ideas are relatively easy to do and you can do in an hour or less very easily.
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Just refreshed these amazing interviews featuring +Pat Flynn, +Sam Dogen, +David Risley, +Corbett Barr, and +Leo Babauta.
A look at how to become self employed like these five top bloggers: Pat Flynn, David Risley, Leo Babauta, Sam the Financial Samurai, and Corbett Barr.
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Do you think you can make an extra $10,000 per year freelancing?
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Weddings can be expensive if you let them be. However, if you're willing to look for deals and use some imagination you can have your dream day for less. Here's how.
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Ready to diversify your income? Here are six simple ideas to do it!
Do you want to build multiple streams of income? Here are six ideas to diversify your income. There is something on this list for everyone.
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Did you know April is financial literacy month? Make sure you take these five actions!
April is Financial Literacy Month, and here are five things that Americans need to do during April to tune up their finances and set up their futures.
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Ready for the end of Tax Season? You would be ready to #BeatTheDeadline  if you used this simple #tax  time trick:
Looking for a better tax organization method? See how you can save hours of time by putting together a simple income tax binder.
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Education
  • University of California, San Diego
    Political Science, 2003 - 2007
  • University of California, San Diego
    MBA, 2007 - 2009
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Investing 101 Teacher, Student Loan Hater, College Investor, Married, Father of 1, Loves Great Food
Introduction
Robert Farrington is the founder of The College Investor, a personal finance blog devoted to helping college students and young adults get out of student loan debt and get started investing.  He is also the creator of the Investing 101 Course, and is working on launching the Premier Investing Forums

Robert has a passion for investing and personal finance, and has been blogging about the subject since 2009.  He also has websites on kids and family finances, entrepreneurship, and more!
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He has been mentioned in places like USA Today, CBS MoneyWatch, Yahoo Finance, The Franklin Prosperity Report, and The Huffington Post.
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San Diego, CA
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