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Modest Money’s Prosper Loans Review
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7 Ways College Students Can Make Money

By |November 10th, 2015|

Most students go through college scrounging for change or waiting for their refunds to drop. There are many other ways for students to make some cash. Today I will be discussing 7 ways that college students can make money.
Part Time Job
The first way that a college student can make money is to work a […]

Saving Money at College
  • Saving Money at College

Saving Money at College

By |July 29th, 2015|

College can be a difficult time for anyone to keep a stable financial base while investing the time and effort needed to succeed in a rigorous academic environment. Fortunately, however, there are a few ways to help you save money, whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student, and will allow you to exit your […]

Getting Through College with Money in your Pocket
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Getting Through College with Money in your Pocket

By |June 24th, 2015|

When a student starts thinking about college, most do not think about their expenses of making it through. Getting in was the easy part. The classes, while difficult, are easy when compared to the biggest reason people do not finish their degrees or even make it to the first day of classes: they cannot […]

How to Keep Your Bank Account in the Green During College
  • How to Keep Your Bank Account in the Green During College

How to Keep Your Bank Account in the Green During College

By |June 27th, 2014|

The following is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me.

Congratulations, you’ve graduated from high school and moved out of your parents house. You’re in college, which means you’re an adult now, right?
Well, yes and no. You’re living on your own, managing […]

Financial Independence and the College Lifestyle
  • Financial Independence and the College Lifestyle

Financial Independence and the College Lifestyle

By |June 5th, 2014|

The following is a guest post about financial independence. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me.

What does it mean to be financially independent in college? While being independent—being on your own, cooking your own meals, buying your own clothes—may mean not relying on parents […]

How to Manage College Tuition Sticker Shock
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How to Manage College Tuition Sticker Shock

By |May 8th, 2014|

The following is a guest post . If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me.

Golden Girl Can’t Afford College

Picture it – Sicily (Island, Louisiana). You are a young couple with a newborn baby. You are high on the joy of being new parents. You proudly […]

Expanding the Classroom to Reach Worldwide
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Expanding the Classroom to Reach Worldwide

By |May 7th, 2014|

Teachers and other classroom administrators have a new ally when it comes to helping students, of any age, succeed: technology. Gone are the days when students would learn using just a chalkboard and chalk.

Instead today’s classes now have an arsenal of technology based tools available to them. Some examples include apps that turn an […]

Is College Still a Wise Investment?
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Is College Still a Wise Investment?

By |April 24th, 2014|

The following is a guest post about investment. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me.

With prices of higher education skyrocketing by about 1000% since 1976 and greatly outpacing inflation rates, many are wondering whether higher education is actually a bubble.

While college degree holders typically […]

Choosing the Best Colleges in 2014
  • Choosing the Best Colleges in 2014

Choosing the Best Colleges in 2014

By |April 12th, 2014|

Have you heard? U.S. News & World Report has been compiling a list of the best colleges in the United States in their latest guidebook, Best Colleges 2014. That’s not all that’s in the book either! I had the opportunity to get my hands on a copy and read through it so that I […]

10 Things A parent Should Know About 529 Plans
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10 Things A parent Should Know About 529 Plans

By |January 30th, 2014|

The following is a guest post about 529 plans. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my guest post policy and then contact me.

Back in 1999, I started a 529 college savings plan for my daughter.  She was five at the time, and I was a single working mom.  College felt like […]