How to (Unsuccessfully) Ignore Your Student Loans

August 26, 2013

If you can’t afford to pay your student loans, the temptation may be to take an “out of sight, out of mind” approach. Not only will this not make your student loans go away, it will make it worse. But, hey, when do we always do what’s best for us? Denial is more than just a river in Egypt and something we see with some borrowers. Here’s 10 ways you can (unsuccessfully) ignore your student loans:

#1 Drench Your Student Loan Threat Letters in Catnip and Let Your Kitty Go to Town!

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#2 Just Drink Until You Forget You Borrowed $45k to Pay for a Degree You’re Not Using!

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#3 Hide in Your Hamper and Hope It All Goes Away (Toss the Dirty Socks Out First)

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#4 Go Incognito – Take on a PseudoNym – Hint: The Name Carlos Danger is Taken!

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#5 Chuck Your Student Loan Late Payment Notices Into the Fires of Mount Doom

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#6 Student Loan Troubles? Just Run Forrest! Run!

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#7 Take a Philosophical Approach and Simply Deny the Existence of Your Student Loans

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#8 Perfect Jedi Mind Trickery: “I’m Not the Student Loan Debtor You’re Looking for”

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#9 Focus on the Impending and Inevitable Zombie Apocalypse and Hope It comes Before Your Student Loans Go Into Default

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#10 Give up, Quit Functioning. Wait for Death and the Inevitability of Being Eaten by Wild Dogs.

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Okay, seriously? Don’t do any of these things if you’re in over your head with your student loans. Instead – take these three mostly foolproof steps to get back on the right track:

#1 Sign up with Tuition.io┬áto track all your student loans – public and private. Get a grip on where you stand so you can figure out what you can do.

#2 Check out our blog and new Student Loan Help center for tons of great information on getting your debt under control, repayment options and more.

#3 Take action! Inaction is the enemy and will only make your situation worse. There are some great plans to rehab your loans and get affordable payments. Use our resources to get your student loans sorted ASAP!