Melisa Boutin

is head of curriculum at Clever Girl Finance, a Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI), author and student loan expert who paid off $37,000 in student loan debt, had a baby and bought a home, all at the same time. Take Melisa's student loans course series.

Melisa Boutin
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Maximize Your Earnings & Perks at Work with These Sneaky Tips

How much do you make and are you factoring in your perks at work? Don’t worry, you don’t actually have to answer that, but do consider it—how much do you really make at your job? If your answer consists of just the number that’s written on your check or deposited into your account every two …

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Creating a debt payoff strategy

How to Craft Your Debt Payoff Strategy in 3 Simple Steps

You’ve made the decision to get rid of debt, and you’re ready to fully commit to team #debtfree. But creating a solid debt payoff strategy can be a challenge. This is especially true if you have a mix of revolving and installment debt, including student loans. Should you use the snowball method or avalanche method? …

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4 Quick Money Management Tips For Busy People

Staying on top of your finances plays a major role in whether you achieve your money goals. When you have a life full of career, family and personal demands on your plate things can get busy fast. As a result, a regular review of your spendings, savings, and debts can fall by the wayside. If …

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5 Money Ratios Every Clever Girl Should Know

Let’s talk about money ratios! It can be difficult to gauge the health of your personal finances. Most especially when it comes to deciding how much to allocate towards wants versus needs, spending on credit and figuring out how much debt is just too much. One way to make quick determinations about your finances is …

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