"Given the complexity of the rules around student loans, having CliffsNotes helps. Gobel gets you started with recommending that borrowers create a chart of their debt. From there her book covers a lot of territory, including defining loan terms, information on consolidating your loans, the difference between federal and private loans, various repayment options, budgeting, and strategies to pay your loans off early." - Michelle Singletary, nationally syndicated columnist in the The Washington Post
"Luckily, Reyna Gobel's CliffsNotes Graduation Debt: How to Manage Student Loans and Live Your Life covers all the details in a witty, readable style. Aside from plenty of actionable advice, the book includes case studies of real graduates who got out of debt or are making progress." - Matthew Amster-Burton, MintLife Blog.
"Student loans are a big issue for many of us, but thanks Reyna we have some help. She shares her story of facing a seemingly insurmountable student loan debt and her step-by-step approach to regaining control and having more money to spend on fun." - Carrie Smith, review published on Manilla.com and Yahoo!Finance
"Reyna makes navigating the student loans and post-collegiate life a breeze with her tips and budgeting advice. It's a complicated world, but Reyna breaks it down for us. With her guidance, you'll not only survive graduation and beyond, you'll thrive." - Kimberly Palmer, senior editor for US News & World Report and author of The Economy of You
About the Author
Reyna Gobel, M.B.A. and M.J., is a journalist, author and professional speaker who's been quoted by Money Magazine, Real Simple, and The Washington Post, where Michelle Singletary chose the first and second edition of CliffsNotes Graduation Debt as financial books of the month in June of 2010 and 2014. Her financial advice appears on Wise Bread's New Graduates Help Center, on Forbes.com, in her video course How to Repay Federal Student Loans, in CollegeWeekLive newsletters and keynotes speeches, and in her audiobook How Smart Students Pay for School, now in its second edition.