Five Part-time Business Ideas for College Students

October 26, 2015

Part-time jobs are the traditional route for college students to take when they need to make money. But a viable alternative might be to start your own part-time business instead. Part-time businesses can offer a number of advantages over part-time jobs: Since it’s a business and not a job, you can have more control over […]

The Good and the Bad of Taking Online Courses

March 16, 2015

Technology has come to the classroom, or – maybe more to the point – technology is moving people out of the classroom. There is an explosion of online courses, whether included in a college degree program, or as part of continuing education. There’s good and bad in taking online courses, but either way, they offer […]

3 Ways to Teach Your Kids About Investing

January 2, 2014

When I was growing up, my parents didn’t spend any time teaching me about investing. They talked about saving, minimizing debt, and making wise spending choices, but investing didn’t come up in conversation. I didn’t realize that investing was something I could actually get involved in until I was in college. I’m determined to make […]

4 Types of Online Degree Scams to Avoid

December 9, 2013

Getting an education – and a degree to prove your expertise – can be a worthy way to improve your mind and increase your marketability in the workplace. In today’s business world, it’s possible to get an online degree at a reasonable cost. If you work hard, it’s also possible to get an online degree […]

5 Winning Money Habits for Recent College Graduates

October 28, 2013

It’s unfortunate but true, that out of all the things that college teaches you, winning money habits are not among them. If you are a recent college graduate, it’s almost certain that you’ll have to learn money management for the first time in your life. Sure, you learned a few things about money during your […]

How to Pay for Graduate School

October 9, 2013

Graduate school presents the opportunity for many to advance in a particular skill or specialize in a specific area of knowledge. In some cases, a master’s degree is a career move, landing you a better job, or a raise at your current job. Depending on what you want to do, there are situations in which […]

5 Part-Time Business Ideas for College Students

September 18, 2013

You’re a college student, and money is tight, so how do you earn the money that you need in the very limited amount of time you have available? While it’s common to think about getting a part-time job, having a part-time business can actually work better for you as a college student, both in regard […]

How to Cut College Costs With Community College

September 12, 2013

The cost of attending college has exploded in recent years, and so has the level of student loan debt being used to pay for it. On top of that, graduates are learning the hard way that not all college degrees are equal. While jobs are plentiful for certain majors, they’re close to nonexistent for others. […]

The Bad News on Unpaid Internships

July 5, 2013

College students are often anxious to get internships, especially as graduation approaches. A short stint working for an employer in some capacity that is related to your major can be a be an advantage when it comes time to look for a permanent job after graduation. But there is bad news on unpaid internships. Many […]

Student Loan Options – Comparing Types of Student Loans

June 6, 2013

The cost of college tuition and living expenses like room and board continues to rise. The increasing costs of college do not appear to be slowing down any time soon. Over the last 10 years private non-profit college tuition has increased 65% while their public school counterparts increased 104%. Last year alone public school tuition, […]

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