Emily Guy Birken

Emily Guy Birken is a personal finance writer and commentator who has been quoted as an expert source in Woman’s Day, Redbook, Reader’s Digest, and NBC News. She’s won a Plutus Award for personal finance writing and is the author of “The Five Years Before You Retire”

Articles by Emily Guy Birken

Guide to Income-Contingent Repayment and Whether It’s Right for You

If you’re struggling to make payments on your federal student loans, the income-contingent repayment (ICR) plan could help make them more affordable. However, you could... read more