As a kid you think that your parents have been socking money away for your future college education. Then you grow up. And chances are that magical fund that you thought existed, doesn’t. When you head off to college you really aren’t worried about things like student loans. You don’t even grasp what debt can […]
Archives for July 2015
The following is guest post from Brian of www.TakeYourSuccess.com I’m a nerd for personal finance. Since around the age of 13, I’ve been invested in the stock market. I get excited when a new blog post shows up on The College Investor. And I have more fun receiving a paycheck and distributing the money strategically. […]
Our list of 15 different tactics that you can use to save an extra $500 or more each month and boost your savings.
If you have high interest rates on your student loans, refinancing them can be one of the best money-saving moves that you make. However, as we’ve discussed in recent months, the options for refinancing are so vast that the entire process becomes overwhelming. Today we want to show you another student loan refinancing company who’s […]
A few years ago I was struggling. I was dealing with massive student loan debt and cobbling together work on a part-time basis. It was one of the hardest times in my life and I scaled back everything. I have always lived on a pretty minimal budget, but this was the definition of a ‘bare […]
Determining the average cost of an education for a nurse is a bit more complicated than just looking up tuition costs. There are multiple pathways to becoming a nurse, and how much you pay will depend on which path you choose. Some nurses go to school for four years to receive a bachelor’s degree, while […]
I get a lot of questions about student loan forgiveness and taxes. The questions come in many forms: Will I owe taxes on the amount of my student loan debt forgiven? What will my student loan forgiveness tax burden be? Is the debt forgiven tax free for student loan forgiveness? So, will I pay taxes […]
In a tough economy it’s easy to argue that a college degree is more important than ever. In fact, it’s almost becoming a requirement for any decent paying job. And according to a recent survey conducted by Discover Student Loans, the vast majority of parents agree on the value of a college education. The odd […]
Whether you’re new to investing or are an investing buff, there’s a lot to keep up with when it comes to the stock market. Buying and selling can become cumbersome, and if you’re not careful to do your own research before investing, you could potentially lose a lot of money. What if there was an […]
Amazon Student is a game-changer for college students who are looking to glean the benefits of Amazon without having to pay the high yearly fee that comes with Amazon Prime. Amazon Student has roots from back in 2010 when the e-commerce giant realized that it had a lot of students who were looking to find an affordable means […]
Ever since I started writing about personal finance, all of my friends loved talking to me about their investments. Even though I’ve always had an interest in investing, saving and making money, it wasn’t until I started blogging and writing professionally that I became an authority on the subject. Nothing really changed about my knowledge […]
We put together an ultimate guide that lists every student loan forgiveness program by state, as well as who to contact and who is eligible.
Students at public four-year colleges spend about $1,225 a year on textbooks. It’s an unavoidable expense, but that doesn’t mean students can’t get their money back. Some savvy students have even found ways to make profits when reselling their textbooks. Try these five ways to make money from your textbooks so you’ll have extra cash […]
Looking for free college funding is no easy task. However, it’s something you should definitely do. Here’s how to find college scholarships and grants.
I’m a big believer in starting to invest early. It’s one of the smartest ways to build wealth. But when I talk to millennials, fear is holding them back from starting to investing. The #1 fear I hear almost every week is this: I’m afraid to start investing because I’m afraid of losing all my […]
Student loans come in many shapes and sizes. There are Stafford Loans, Perkins Loans, and a variety of private students loans available to students entering college. Choosing the best student loan heading into college is no easy task. After you graduate, your student loans may or may not fit your financial situation. Student loan refinancing is […]