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August 28, 2017

Escape Student Debt, Build Wealth & Become Financially Independent – with Robert Farrington

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Reaching financial independence takes a whole lot of drive and determination. It definitely does not come to us overnight. There are difficult steps that we must take to earn the truly awesome rewards that come with owning our own time and choosing the direction of our day.

One of those major milestone steps is escaping the grips of student loan debt.

Recently in the US, Student Loan Debt exceeded credit card debt and surpassed the $1 Trillion mark for the first time. In our great state of Michigan, the average student loan total is around $35,000. When you’re barely making that much as your starting salary, eliminating those loans can seem like a constant uphill battle.


Related:  How We Paid Off $48,132 in Debt in One Year


Fear not my friends, there is a way to win this war. And we will all be victorious, happy and wealthy.  

Today, we’re speaking with Robert Farrington who’s taken his $42,000 of student loans and crushed them into nothing. Not only did he erase his debts from existence, he got so excited about his success that he wanted more financial victories in his life. 

Robert Farrington, The College Investor
Robert Farrington, America's Millennial Money Expert

Robert founded a business called The College Investor which focuses on escaping student loan debt and building real wealth. His ability to eliminate his student loans and grow that business has allowed him reach financial independence at the young age of 32. The beauty of Robert’s story is that he is now dedicating his life to coaching others to crush debt, save, invest for the future and build businesses just like he did.

What are we covering today?

Robert and I discuss:

  • His motivations for starting The College Investor
  • How others can eliminate student loan debt from their lives
  • Robert's strategies for building real wealth and achieving financial freedom

If you’re excited about reaching financial independence and you want to know the steps to get there, listen to today’s interview with Robert Farrington. He provides actionable advice that will get you and your family headed in the right financial direction.

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Andy Hill

Andy Hill is the award-winning writer, speaker and podcaster behind Marriage, Kids and Money - a platform dedicated to helping young families build wealth and thrive. Andy's advice and personal finance experience has been featured in major media outlets like Business Insider, MarketWatch, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and NBC News. Trusted as a personal finance influencer and corporate financial wellness speaker by global brands like JLL, Andy’s message of family financial empowerment has resonated with listeners, readers and viewers across the world. When he's not "talking money", Andy enjoys wrestling with his two kids, singing karaoke with his wife and watching Marvel movies.

2 Comments

  • Hello Andy Hill,
    Thanks for the reminder that financial independence is absolutely possible, only that it requires utmost drive and determination. I’m a long-time follower of Robert and I always pay keen interest to his business ‘The College Investor.’ Actually, he has been instrumental in helping many escape student loan debts and become wealthy. Crushing a student loan worth $32,000 by the age of 32 was remarkable. I think his zeal in coaching others crush debt, save and invest for their future is a heavenly deed. I’m whom I am now – renown finance guru, thanks to such insights, that’s why I can’t thank you enough.
    Best Regards,
    CreditFix.

    Reply
    • Thanks for the feedback! Robert has a very inspiring story that continues to be written. I’m thrilled to have interviewed him.

      Reply

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