101 Resources and Tips for College Freshmen includes advice on student loans, personal finance, dorm life, love life, and more!
Wondering if you should go back to school if you’re in debt? Here are a few things you should consider before making your decision.
Considering graduating college a year early? Here are some benefits and drawbacks of graduating college in 3 years.
Summers during college can be a lot of fun! They can also be great opportunities to setup your career for future success. However, for some students (myself included), it can be daunting to figure out the best college summer vacation ideas. There’s so much to choose from! But what’s the best thing to do? Is […]
It would be fair to say that where there are people, there is money to be made. But what’s important to remember is that it’s not as simple as declaring you’re going to make it as a small business owner in the Big Apple or the Windy City; you have to be in the right […]
I celebrated my first Father’s Day this past weekend. I had a great day celebrating with my family, but the entire day I was stuck thinking about the future and how my life has changed. Am I providing well enough for my family? Am I preparing well enough for the future? Are we saving enough for […]
While the thought of incurring student loan debt makes many prospective students reconsider pursuing post-secondary education, the impact of a degree still outpaces the pain of loan debt on future financial well-being. A college degree represents a sound investment in your future earnings. The financial return over a lifetime makes an undergraduate education a sound […]
The traditional college story is pretty well known. You go to a big public university, move into the dorms and start stressing about which major to choose. But is that really the story for most students these days? Is it even the right choice? More and more young people are choosing to start their higher […]
It’s graduation season. Many colleges have started graduation already, and the high schools will be graduating their seniors’ in a few weeks. Soon to be grads are now preparing for a new life, new career, and most likely, a new living situation. If you have a high school or college graduate to buy for but […]
It’s no secret that college isn’t cheap. It is, however, an investment in your future earning power. Whether you’re getting ready to head off to college or are a parent planning for your child’s future education, here are ten ways to save on the cost of college. Make sure you scroll down to the last […]
When looking at how to pay for college, most people look at scholarships, ask their parents, and then take out student loans. And that process typically takes about 10 minutes. While not much thought is given to the subject, there are several alternatives to student loans that anyone looking at how to pay for college […]
Did you know that 80% of employers will Google you before an interview according to a recent article by job search expert Susan Joyce? What are they going to find? Is this potential employer going to find a bunch of social media profiles with pics from your amazing Spring Break trip with friends, or are […]
Welcome to today’s edition of Better Know a Young Millionaire Investor. This week I’ll be chatting with Pejman Ghadimi, a self-made millionaire and now a consultant and entrepreneur. Pejman is the founder of Secret Entourage, a platform focused on providing support, motivation, and inspiration to Generation Y entrepreneurs. He is also the author of The Third […]
One semester, when I was teaching as an adjunct professor, a student came to class early, and while everyone was filtering into the classroom and getting comfortable, they asked me, “So, do you teach anywhere else?” I was startled, because freshmen so rarely ask personal questions – or take an interest in their professor’s lives. […]
When you are just starting out in college, it’s hard to think about what you want to be when you grow up. It seems like there are endless possibilities, which can seem both exhilarating and terrifying. When I first entered college, I thought I’d be a music major. I then realized I was terrible at […]
As a high school student, I was advised to apply to several colleges, to ensure that I would get into at least one school of my liking. My grades were good, and my SAT score was decent — but not great, though. I have never been good at standardized tests and my brain is much […]
Choosing which college to attend can be an exciting and difficult decision. After all, it’s where you will be spending the next four years of your life, where friendships will blossom, and where your formative adult years occur. But there are things to consider when making the decision to attend college, aside from where your […]
Last week, I discussed the mistakes I made in college and what I’d do differently. While I would do those things differently, they are part of my story now. I’ve become older and wiser and look back on my college years with fresh eyes. I made my fair share of mistakes, but I also did […]
Every college student should know how to be good at sales before they graduate college so that they can be successful after graduation.
College is a learning experience but it’s also a time to be thinking about the future. Here are six things every college student should know.
Today I have the pleasure of introducing Jeff Gawronski, the Founder and CEO of DormCo.com. Jeff has such an interesting story about starting a business in college, setting it aside for a few years, and then making it super successful after graduation. Jeff graduated from Xavier University in 2001 and actually started working in pharmaceutical sales with […]
Today I have the pleasure of sitting down with Travis Freeman, who is the President of Four Seasons Financial Education. He is also a Certified Financial Planner. But that’s Travis today. He didn’t grow up with money, and his role models for money were his parents who struggled to get by. But he didn’t let […]