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A man who retired a millionaire at age 33 explains how to graduate from college with a positive net worth — even if you take out student loans

Despite taking on student loans to get him through college, Justin McCurry — who runs financial independence blog Root of Good — graduated college with a positive net worth. From undergrad, McCurry went straight on to law school. In 2004, he landed his first job out of law school, working at an engineering consulting firm for $48,000 a year. Frugal by nature, he and his wife began saving diligently and maxing out their retirement accounts each year.
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