A new Wall Street Journal article shows that Americans are losing faith in the value of a college degree. With the rising yearly costs of tuition and fees, many do not feel as if the cost is worth it. With government budget cuts and the burden that student loans can place on you, it is easy to feel like skipping out on college may be … Continue reading Is College Worth the Expense?
Financial education is not the most fun topic in the world, but it is important. Knowing how to effectively and efficiently do things like plan, budget and save, especially early on in life, can really set you up for financial success – or at least lessen the chances of you putting yourself in a not so desirable situation money wise. Ever heard the statement ‘When … Continue reading More Money, More Problems?
School has started and so have the new freedoms and responsibilities that come with it. Having a part-time job while in college is a great way to save up and build your resume, while gaining experience and creating connections. There is no magic formula for finding a job, but we do have some helpful tips to help you take control of the process and increase … Continue reading Becoming Part-Time in No Time!
Going off to college is expensive and many don’t have a huge budget for those dorm room decorations but we’re here to help. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best…and cheapest…DIY projects to make your dorm room feel like home this year! TIP #1: Before you even consider going out to buy items, take a look around your home for items that you can … Continue reading DIY – Dorm-It-Yourself
What’s more exciting, or scary, than going off to college! Your applications are over and your decision has been made. The next chapter of your life is about to begin but, we know that there are still a few you things you need to do before your off. We’ve put together a list of must do’s before you’re on your way this Fall. Check it … Continue reading Readying Yourself for College
When it comes to money, celebrities are just like the rest of us-they spend too much, save too little, and make a number of poor financial decisions. There are many celebrities that you would think would be financially well-off that are struggling. Some of them are better at saving, while others are spend-happy. Although their incomes may be large, their expensive lifestyles will oftentimes deplete … Continue reading Managing Finances Can Be Hard Just Look at These Celebrities Who Struggled!
If your car broke down today, would you have the funds to get it fixed quickly? If you couldn’t, you are not alone. In a recent survey conducted by the Federal Reserve, 47 percent of respondents stated that they would not be able to come up with $400 in the case of an emergency unless they borrowed or sold their belongings. As of 2016, 66 million Americans … Continue reading Paying Yourself First