Category Archives: Independence Day

Reflecting on my mortgage

So I’ll be completely honest with you: Closing on my house was very anticlimactic. It wasn’t an event loaded with great excitement—certainly no balloons or party horns. And it didn’t leave me with a feeling of deep responsibility while a… Continue reading

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Autograph, get key, move, enjoy

I am happy to share my big news with you, Student LoanDown readers—I’ve officially put the label "apartment dweller" behind me! That’s right: I’m a homeowner. And as proof, I’m sharing some pictures of the steps I took to get… Continue reading