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Like many millennials, Jordan Arnold graduated from college five figures deep in student debt. Unlike most of his peers, he paid off all of his loans less than a year after graduation.
This is his story, as told to Money reporter Kara Brandeisky.
Jordan Arnold, 22
Occupation: credit analyst
Initial debt: $23,150
Amount left: $0
When he started paying it down: May 2013
When he became debt-free: March 2014
How I started building debt
Getting to $23,000
My uh-oh moment
My first step out of the hole
Kicking it into gear
How I celebrated being debt-free
What I’d tell someone else in my place
My plan for the future
Staying true to myself
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