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Lowest Paying College Majors

Lowest Paying College Majors

Tweet With today’s economy down in the dumps, many people are attending college to guarantee financial security. The college students are looking to achieve a goal, to graduate with a degree and get a great job. Isn’t that the way the college fairy tale ends? Unfortunately, this could not be further from the truth for […]

No Student Loan Relief in Sight: Work on Getting a Free College Education

No Student Loan Relief in Sight: Work on Getting a Free College Education

Tweet The student loan debt situation has spiraled out of control, with many college students saddled with hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt. The costs of higher education are ever rising, and more students are questioning the decision to take on debt for their education. With no relief for the student loan crisis in […]

What New College Students Need to Know About Money

What New College Students Need to Know About Money

Tweet Most new college students enter into higher education with their eyes wide open. It’s a milestone in life and for most, it’s the first time to really set out on their own. Unfortunately, there isn’t much financial education to go along with this transition into adulthood and that can spell trouble. There are a […]

Five Things to Look for When Choosing Online Colleges

Five Things to Look for When Choosing Online Colleges

Tweet When it comes to online colleges, not all are created equally. Many schools and universities are unaccredited which means that their degrees and other qualifications are not accepted by some employers. If you want to find a civil service job, you will need to attend an accredited online college. Employers will look at the […]

Job Hunting Tips for the New College Graduate

Job Hunting Tips for the New College Graduate

Tweet If you’re a college student preparing to graduate, you may find that some job markets aren’t exactly hot right now. There are plenty of jobs out there, but finding your ideal job will be harder than it has been in the past. While many of these tips are helpful for someone seeking their first […]

College Perks Students Won’t Want to Miss

College Perks Students Won’t Want to Miss

Tweet From free bicycles to laptop computers, colleges around the country are sweetening their amenity packages in an attempt to lure new students to their campuses. State-of-the-art gyms, smoothie bars and luxury housing facilities are just a few services offered by schools looking to increase enrollment. Competitive scholarship packages, revamped dining plans and tickets to […]

Best Credit Cards for College Students

Best Credit Cards for College Students

Tweet When it comes to college, most experts tend to steer students away from credit cards. That’s because credit cards, when used improperly, can create a financial nightmare for young adults. Careless spending and little to no income may be a recipe for disaster, but so is graduating college and setting out on your own […]

Where You Can Go To College For Free

Where You Can Go To College For Free

Tweet College can be incredibly expensive, but some colleges offer free tuition as well as room and board to their students.  One of the most recent to jump on the bandwagon was Stanford University, located in Stanford, California.  In an article dated March 2nd, 2008, in the Sacramento Bee, Stanford announced its plan to offer […]

How to Find College Textbooks for Cheap or Free

How to Find College Textbooks for Cheap or Free

Tweet Let’s face it, financing an education is expensive.  In addition to tuition and fees, you have to factor in parking passes, extracurricular activities, and textbooks.  These items alone can cost you a hefty amount of change.  As a student or a parent of student, it won’t take you long to rack up a serious […]

529 Plan Benefits Are Not Just for Kids

529 Plan Benefits Are Not Just for Kids

Tweet Thanks to the Pension Protection Act, the 529 plan looks like it is here to stay. These plans were initially slated to end in 2010, but that’s no longer the case and they are here to stay. A 529 plan is clearly recognized as a college education savings plan, but the benefits don’t stop […]