Monthly Archives: November 2009

Thankful for a bargain

I’m getting my game face on. This Friday I will join the masses in search of good deals at their favorite retailers. You all know I love a bargain. It’s my second year partaking in Black Friday.  Last year was… Continue reading

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What’s the most stressful thing about college?

Student LoanDown readers, you’ve been back at school for a few months now. So far, what’s the most stressful thing about college? Moms and dads, what are you hearing from your kids?   What’s the most stressful thing about college?… Continue reading

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Studying up for standardized tests

PSAT, ACT, SAT…those acronyms can be pretty intimidating when you know that they’re a factor to college admission and, in some cases, scholarship opportunities. With so much on the line, it’s important to know the basics of each test and… Continue reading

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Saving for college: 529 plans, part 3

Editor’s note: This is part three of our three-part series on 529 plans — Caroline’s interview with Sarah Henriksen, a vice president with Wells Fargo Funds Management. You can read part one here and part two right here. CH: How… Continue reading

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Saving for college: 529 plans, part 2

Editor’s note: This is part two in our three-part series on 529 plans — Caroline’s interview with Sarah Henriksen, a vice president with Wells Fargo Funds Management. You can read part one here. CH: What are the tax advantages involved?… Continue reading

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Saving for college: 529 plans

Editor’s note: This week we’re featuring a three-part series on 529 plans. To bring you details about how 529 plans work, we interviewed Sarah Henriksen, a vice president with Wells Fargo Funds Management. First, let me give some background. A… Continue reading

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How are you paying for college?

Student LoanDown readers, we’re taking a quick pulse check using our new poll feature. We hope you like it, and you should be seeing more of it! So, our very first question is: How are you paying — or did… Continue reading

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