Depending on who you speak to, you’ll probably hear that college is going to be one of the best times in your entire life. While this may be true for a number of reasons, one of the most under appreciated reasons is that college is also the perfect time to start a business. For example, […]
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.
Receiving graduation money can be exciting and you can save or invest your graduation money to improve your finances.
If your child wants to study abroad but you’re worried about paying for college overseas, a 529 may help cover qualified expenses.
Let’s face it – college is expensive. Here are four of the smartest ways to save money as a student.
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 […]
So, you worked all summer and now you have some extra cash on hand, maybe $1,000 or more. If so, nice job! Now, do you take that $1,000 and spent it on beer all year? Or do you take that money and invest it? Well, if you spent it on beer, you will drink fine […]
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. Pele Educationists and psychologists have discovered several methods which are scientifically proven to help students prepare their material effortlessly and preserve for long time. Here are a few tried […]
The most common student loan scams involve paying fees to consolidate or to get forgiveness, law firms and lawsuits, and trying to eliminate your loan debt.
Imagine this: you graduate from your dream school, land your dream job, move into a posh new apartment with a nice view of the city, get your first ‘real’ paycheck, and buy that new suit you’ve had your eye on. Life is good. Then this arrives in the mail: Your student loan account statement. There are a […]
September marks a month of new beginnings for many. Students head back to school and many enter college for the first time. It’s no surprise that along with these new beginnings students and parents are concerned with paying tuition and other college costs. This is why September is National College Savings Month. In an effort […]
A buddy and I recently decided we wanted to move to Washington state (coming from Florida). We’re looking at well over 3,000 miles which makes it significantly terrifying in terms of how far removed we would be from friends, family, and what we’ve been generally used to. The trick to all of it is to […]
Once heralded as the next step in the evolution of education, for-profit universities are dropping like flies. Recent rules and regulations have limited their federal funding and current lawsuits allege misconduct that’s causing enrollment to drop and suspicions to increase. So what does the future hold for these oft-criticized institutions? The Numbers Between 2011 and […]
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The following is a guest post from Martin of Studenomics, where he shows you how to save money in your 20s without missing out on the fun. “Nobody ever told me that in college.” I wish that I could attribute this quote to one person. I’ve heard this from so many readers and friends. There’s […]
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 […]
A breakdown of the best cell phone plans for college students, comparing Sprint, Republic Wireless, Verizon, AT&T, and more.
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 […]
Finding a summer job as a student can be a real bummer. Whether you’re filling out an application at Wal-Mart or begging a relative to let you work for his landscaping crew that starts at 5 a.m., the prospects are usually as bleak as the pay. Not to mention the fact that summer plans can […]
If you are thinking funds are going to be your friends while studying abroad, you may want to reconsider. Although living in a foreign country can be very expensive, there are certain hacks that can get you through your ‘student years’ cost-effectively. Especially, if you come from a country whose currency exchange rates significantly reduce […]
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 […]