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Robert Farrington
Attended University of California, San Diego
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TradeKing is offering $200 for funding a new account with just $3k until 5/31. Check out the deal!
TradeKing offers online a great online trading platform that we rate 3 out of 5 stars, and we've also provided promo codes for cash bonuses if you sign up.
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Have you shared your thoughts yet?
Frugal living is a great idea, but it won't make you rich and wealthy. It can save you money, but to build real wealth you need to earn more money as well.
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Check out our interview with Carl Richards and enter for your chance to win one of three copies of the book!
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Do you know about these "secret" ways to get student loan forgiveness?
There are several "secret" ways to get student loan forgiveness that are different than the typical student loan forgiveness programs. Are you using them?
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There are some amazing tips on this list!
Here's a list of the 22 best money tips for young adults and college students as they make the money transition from living at home to living at school.
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Are your student loans in default? Here are the steps you need to take to move forward with your debt.
Student loan default can be challenging due to wage garnishments and tax offsets, but you can rehabilitate your student loan debt by taking certain steps.
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Are you ready to start saving more money?
If you're struggling to save more money, you can use these money hacks to trick yourself into saving and see more wealth building in your bank account.
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Frugal living does not build wealth and is NOT the answer to getting rich. Don't believe me. I break it down below:
Frugal living is a great idea, but it won't make you rich and wealthy. It can save you money, but to build real wealth you need to earn more money as well.
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Check out these 7 ways to get out of student loan debt on the +ReadyForZero blog!
Whether you took out thousands of dollars in student loans to finance a high earning degree or mistakenly looked at student loans as “free” money, we can all agree on one thing: student loan debt is no joke.
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Check out this great list of ways to earn a passive income!
Looking to start earning some passive income? Here are twenty passive income ideas to choose from. Some require a monetary investment and others need time.
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Have you seen if your state has a student loan forgiveness program you may qualify for?
The complete guide to every student loan forgiveness program offered in the United States, including specialty programs for education, nursing, and more.
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Just finished re-vamping my first article ever - now it's worth!
How college students can save with a Costco Membership, and deals that they can find inside Costco that are worthwhile for millennials and young adults.
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  • 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
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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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