Monthly Archives: December 2012

Happy New Year!!!!

As we say goodbye to 2012 and hello to 2013, it is time to set the goals we will try to achieve in the New Year. The dreaded New Year’s Resolution! I say dreaded because most people never stick to… Continue reading

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How was your semester, financially speaking?

When you look back on this past semester, you’re probably assessing how you did in your classes. Maybe you’re reevaluating your living situation. But have you given any thought to how you handled your money? With a few weeks of… Continue reading

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Living with the parents….again.

Fall semester is over; it’s time for many college students to head back back home for the holidays. This also means, living under your parents’ roof again. For many of us, this is not easy because we are used to… Continue reading

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One million dollars

It’s not just for Dr. Evil; almost everyone would gladly have a million dollars—just ask the person next to you. According to a recent study at Georgetown University, though, it’s also about how much a college degree is worth over… Continue reading

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….because it’s FASTA…

January kicks off the start of the financial aid application season for the 2013/2014 academic year. Students and families across the country will be asked to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or as more commonly known, the… Continue reading

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It’s the small things that count

As we move steadily towards 2030—the year in which economist John Maynard Keynes predicted that our work week would have shrunk down to 15 hours because we were becoming so much more efficient—I am sitting in front of my computer… Continue reading

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AP courses, or not?

An interesting discussion about Advanced Placement courses has evolved in my local newspaper over the past month. It seems there’s some disagreement as to whether AP courses are the best way to earn college credit during high school. As more… Continue reading

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Holiday Spending Tips

The holidays are a fun and exciting time, but can also be expensive. For students and recent graduates who are on a budget, I found this great article on how to watch your pennies during the sales rush. Here are… Continue reading

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Stay healthy for finals week!

By this point in the semester, you may be feeling a little tired and run-down. But with finals week just around the corner, you want to do everything you can to stay healthy. Here are a few tips to help… Continue reading

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