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If it was me, I'd trade both of those cars in for something like a four-year-old Hyundai.

Even if the trade-ins do nothing but pay off the two car-loans, a late-model fuel-efficient commuter car can be had for under $15K. That drops the debt and the payments almost in half.

Is a subcompact as "fun" as a Jeep? Probably not, but when you're making $41K a year, some choices have to be made. If a Jeep makes her life worth living, then I'd use "Buying another Jeep" as my reward when I pay off the student loan.

Don't forget the savings on insurance, registration, maintenance, etc. if she only owns one car. That could easily be several hundred dollars a year.
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