Tag: personal finance

5 Financial Strategies Students Should Learn Before Starting College

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English Tutor, TutorNerd

Many students don't have a lot of experience with managing money and finances in general, but they should understand these five financial topics before they head off to college. read more

Get Books Without Spending A Fortune

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DJ and News Commentator, WTBU; Blogger and Journalist

Before you type in your credit card or debit card number to pay for the cart full of new books at your college bookstore, there are other ways to get the books you need for less. read more

Why Go To Grad School?

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So you have made it through four years of college and have earned your degree. Now what? read more

Find the Right Fit

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The suit you wear to a job interview needs to fit perfectly, and so does the graduate school that prepares you for what comes after that interview. read more

Pay Off Graduate School Debt

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Unfortunately for most graduate students, the debt they have after earning their degree is a simple fact of life. What is not so simple for many is how to repay it. read more

Private Loans for Grad School

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Finding private loans for grad school can be complicated. But you can learn all the ins and outs of private loans right here. read more

What Are Work-Study Programs?

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AKA, getting the federal government to work for you. Through the federal work-study program, campus and nonprofit jobs are subsidized just for students. read more

Your Financial Health

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Former Assistant Editor, Carnegie Communications

You've graduated and are now a member of the real world. Congratulations! Welcome to the land of credit, debt, and personal financial responsibility. But what exactly is credit? How do you earn it? Is it even that important? read more