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student debt

Millennials are Paying for College With Less Student Debt

With the average cost of a four year degree at a public college approaching $19,000 per year, paying for college without taking on crippling levels of student debt is a high priority for today’s millennial.  Here are some strategies for reducing the amount of student loans required to pay for a college degree.   Start […]

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5 Things To Consider When Applying for a Student Loan

Each year, 20 million students attend college in the United States. Approximately sixty percent borrow money to cover the expenses of tuition, textbooks and fees, yet most still feel uneducated when it comes to making a decision about which student loans to apply for and use to pay for a college education. Here are 5 […]

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What are the Benefits of a College Financial Education?

Choosing a degree is always difficult for students; there are so many courses on offer at college that it can be daunting. For those students interested in business, the choice doesn’t necessarily get easier, especially as it is understood that a business degree actually covers a variety of courses which you can specialize in. These […]

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How to Be a Frugal Spender While Getting Your MBA

  College may be expensive, but it’s also an investment in your future.  Education opens up doors that might well remain closed without a degree. The paradox of obtaining a higher degree without starving to death is simply to learn to live frugally. Many rich people live very frugal lives, and that is one of […]

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Deciphering Your Financial Award Letter [INFOGRAPHIC]

The financial aid process can be overwhelming before starting your first year of college, especially if you aren’t aware of how it works. After filling out the FAFSA and being accepted into a school, you will be presented with an award letter from your chosen school(s) with details around the different types of federal, state, […]

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Price of the American Dream: Cost of Living in the U.S. [infographic]

Cost of Living in the U.S. – Is the American Dream Still Attainable? I don’t have to tell you that the cost of living in the United States has risen substantially over the last several decades, all one needs to do is look at a bank statement for a reality check. What may be surprising […]

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