June 4, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The job market for fresh college graduates may be strengthening, with 50 percent of U.S. employers say they plan to look among them to hire, according to CareerBuilder...
May 20, 2013
When the job market stinks, many college students take refuge in graduate school, figuring the time and money spent getting a master’s degree will boost their career prospects. But with the interest rate on student loans doubling to 6.8 percent...
May 14, 2013
It’s decision time for new college applicants, and the choice can be hard. Which school should your child accept, if there’s a choice, and will you live — financially — to tell the tale?
Too many students pay too little attention to a...
March 27, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — It’s decision time for high school seniors thinking about college, and that presents a whole host of challenges and deadlines.
March 14, 2013
If you’re paying for higher education, the government is actually here to help you. You can write off part of the cost on your tax...
February 7, 2013
Much of this year’s political news will center on arguing about and preparing for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as the ACA or...
January 30, 2013
Unlike a lot of young people, I've had a decent financial education. I've always been interested in business and finance, so it fit that I sought out financial blogs when I was in high school and opened a Roth IRA when I turned 18. Overall, I got...
January 29, 2013
Time is money, so good for you for wanting to be done quickly. Planning to earn a four-year degree in less than four years actually should start while you’re still in high school by taking advantage of opportunities to get some credits under your...
January 14, 2013
In the coming year, my family will be going to three college graduations. My daughter and two stepsons will all finally be graduating college,...
January 10, 2013
Here are two ways.
First, keep your child in-state. Public colleges and universities offer their lowest tuition to state residents.
There might be special state...