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Robert Farrington is regularly featured across a variety of media - from mainstream television and radio, newspapers, magazines, podcasts, and more.

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About Robert Farrington

Robert Farrington is a Millennial Money Expert and Founder of TheCollegeInvestor.com.

He is on a mission to help millennials get out of student loan debt and start building wealth for their future. He also helps parents make smart choices about college financing options and navigating the complex world of paying for school.

Through his work at TheCollegeInvestor.com, Robert Farrington has emerged as one of the nation's leading student loan debt experts.

Farrington launched TheCollegeInvestor.com from his home in 2009, while finishing his MBA at the UC San Diego Rady School of Management. Being passionate about investing and personal finance, he wanted to connect with others who shared his passion. Not finding what he was looking for on campus, he created TheCollegeInvestor.com as a resource for young adults about money, covering topics from paying for college and escaping student loan debt, to investing their first dollars after graduation.

He currently serves as editor-in-chief of The College Investor, as is always looking for opportunities at the intersection of personal finance, marketing, fintech, and education.

Topics Robert Speaks About

Robert Farrington is happy to speak on a variety of personal finance and investing topics, including student loan debt, millennial money issues, and investing. You can expect him to be prompt, courteous, and respond to you and your audience. He also promotes his own media appearances through his social channels, so what’s helpful for you is also helpful for him.

Robert is a dynamic and entertaining millennial money expert who talks about building wealth by escaping student loan debt, with a focus on showing folks how to get more by building multiple income streams.

Robert typically speaks about:

  • Student Loan Debt
  • Millennial Money Issues
  • Financial Aid
  • Paying For College
  • How To Get Started Investing
  • Creating Side Incomes To Achieve Money Goals
  • Building A Side Hustle To Leave Your Day Job

Listen To Robert

Robert is regularly a guest on a variety of podcasts. Check out this curated playlist of his podcast interviews: 

Media Mention Highlights

AZ Family

On September 27, 2023, Robert spoke with the AZ Family about what student loan borrowers need to know as payments resume. Check out the clip here.

WKTR Virginia

On August 15, 2023, Robert discussed about how college students can save money on textbooks. Check out the clip here.

8 News Now Las Vegas

On April 18, 2023, Robert spoke about the rise of student loan scams impacting student loan borrowers. Check out the clip here.

Today Show

On May 14, 2022, Robert spoke with the Today Show and NBC News about impact of student loans and loan forgiveness. Check out the clip here.

ABC 7 New York

On May 19, 2022, Robert discussed how to save for college and the importance of 529 plans. Check out the clip here.

Spectrum 1 Los Angeles

On October 31, 2021, Robert was interviewed about the recent changes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. Check out the clip here.

NBC 10 Boston

On January 18, 2021, Robert spoke with NBC LX which aired on NBC 10 Boston on Joe Biden's student loan forgiveness proposals. Check out the clip here.

ABC 13 News Houston

On September 11, 2020, Robert discussed student loan forgiveness programs with Jeff Ehling for ABC 13 News in Houston, TX. Check out the clip here.


On February 15, 2021, Robert was interviewed by CNN about how student loan borrowers can make the most of the student loan forbearance.

Fox 2 News St.Louis

On May 16, 2017, Robert discussed student loan consolidation scams with Mike Columbo for Fox 2 News in St. Louis. Check out the clip here.

CBS 2 Pittsburg

On February 6, 2017, Robert discussed student loan scams with Jon Delano for CBS 2 News in Pittsburg. Check out the clip here.

ABC News

On June 3, 2019, ABC News covered Robert's article about how to negotiate your financial aid package.

NBC News

On March 20, 2018, NBC News covered Robert's article on the best free tax filing software options for consumers in their consumer reports segment.

USA Today

On March 7, 2018, Robert was cited in a story about why it's never a good idea to lend out your credit card to friends (even though 50% of people do it).


On April 24, 2017, Robert discussed why a blog is better than an MBA and why graduate students need to consider the ROI of their college degree with Entrepreneur.