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R.J. Weiss

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R.J. Weiss is a certified financial planner and current CEO of the financial education company The Ways To Wealth. Weiss has worked with clients across a variety of fields, including insurance planning, investment planning, income tax planning, and retirement planning. The Ways To Wealth teaches the fundamentals of financial planning to hundreds of thousands of monthly readers.


R.J. is a paid member of the Red Ventures Education freelance review network.

Contributions

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529 Plan vs. Roth IRA for College Savings
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
September 9, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
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Should Your Student Be an Authorized User on Your Credit Card?
Danika Miller
September 7, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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What to Do When Your Parents Refuse to Fill Out the FAFSA
Lauren Ward
September 7, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Financial Aid for Trade School
Ellery Weil
August 26, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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What Is a Good Credit Score for a College Student?
Blake Weil
August 13, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource / Financial Planning / Paying for College
Should I Take Out a Home Equity Loan for College?
Lauren Ward
August 12, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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FAFSA Income Limits: How Much Income Is Too Much?
Lauren Ward
August 12, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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How Much Does it Cost to Study Abroad?
Kristen Grau
August 9, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
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Is Private Student Loan Forgiveness Possible?
Blake Weil
August 8, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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A Guide to Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Whitney Sandoval
July 15, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
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What to Know About Student Loan Disability Discharge
Emily Gillespie-Lord
July 8, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Financial Aid for International Students
Lauren Mack
July 7, 2022 • ~0 Min Read
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Should You Pay Off Student Loans in College?
Laura Bengs
July 1, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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What Is Tuition Insurance?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
June 30, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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How to Pay for College in Prison
Lauren Ward
June 28, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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Can You Get Financial Aid With a Felony?
Lauren Ward
June 23, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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How DACA Students Pay Federal Taxes
Lyss Welding
June 21, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
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What Is an Income-Driven Repayment Plan?
Sharon Wilfong
June 20, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Business
Best Online Associate in Finance Programs
Doug Wintemute
June 14, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
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Federal vs. Private Student Loans: What’s the Difference?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
June 13, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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A Complete Guide to the FAFSA for Parents
Kristen Grau
June 10, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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A Complete Guide to Parent PLUS Loans
Lyss Welding
June 9, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
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How to Pay for College Without Student Loans
Tessa Cooper
June 9, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Should You Cosign a Student Loan?
Emily Gillespie-Lord
June 9, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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9 Ways Dads Can Afford Going Back to School
Lyss Welding
June 7, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Best Online Finance Programs of 2022
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
June 6, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Resource
Can You Afford to Go Back to School?
Katy McWhirter
June 3, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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Financial Aid for LGBTQ+ College Students
Lyss Welding
May 10, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
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How to Pay Back Student Loans Once Payments Resume
Kristen Grau
May 4, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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8 Ways Moms Can Afford Going Back to School
Kristen Grau
April 27, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
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Scholarships for Asian American and Pacific Islander Students
Kathrine Yets
April 22, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
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Scholarships for International Students
Kathrine Yets
April 18, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
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2022 Tax Filing Guide: Filing Taxes as a Student
Lyss Welding
April 6, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
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The Student’s Guide to Saving for College
Kasia Kovacs
April 6, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
What Happens If You Don’t Pay Your Student Loans?
James Mielke
February 16, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
11 Helpful Grants to Pay Off Student Loans
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 11, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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Dependent vs. Independent Student: Which Are You?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 11, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
Are Loans Really That Bad? The Pros and Cons of Student Loans
James Mielke
February 10, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
How to Pay Off Student Loans Fast: 9 Useful Hacks
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 10, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Forbearance vs. Deferment: What’s the Difference?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 10, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
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Financial Literacy for Asian American and Pacific Islander Students
Vanesha McGee, M.Ed.
February 10, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
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A Complete Guide to Paying Off Student Loans
Marisa Upson
February 7, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
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A Complete Guide to Investing for College Students
Whitney Sandoval
February 5, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
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Student Loan Refinance and Consolidation Guide
Staff Writers
February 4, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
The Best Financial Literacy Tools for Students
Staff Writers
February 3, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
9 Common Misconceptions About Paying for College
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
January 28, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Should You Get a Student Credit Card?
Lindsay VanSomeren
January 13, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
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The Student’s Guide to Evaluating Financial Aid Award Letters
Staff Writers
September 28, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
How to Be Financially Secure as a College Student
Lindsay VanSomeren
January 22, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Can I Claim My College Student as a Dependent?
Stephen Gaffney
January 12, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
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How to Earn a Debt-Free Degree
Staff Writers
October 28, 2020 • ~6 Min Read
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A Guide to Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Whitney Sandoval
September 13, 2019 • ~6 Min Read