College Life, Financial Responsibility | Friday, November 10th, 2017

How do we save for college?

Parents want the best for their children, which often includes a college education. Some new graduates leave campus with a diploma in one hand and a huge student loan bill in the other. Parents want their graduates to leave school with minimal debt. But how? There are about as many answers as there are families…. View Article

College Life, Income and Careers | Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Studying Abroad – After High School or College?

Living in foreign countries is one of the biggest wishes of most young people. Diving into an unknown culture and experiencing its people and customs firsthand is a unique opportunity. That is why many students wish to study abroad. However, the question remains: Is it better to leave your home country at an early age,… View Article

College Life, Planning & Money Management | Friday, October 6th, 2017

How to get a head start on saving for college

The average amount families paid for college in 2017 was $23,757, according to Sallie Mae’s recent How America Pays for College report. Their research shows that students and parents share nearly equal responsibility for covering college costs. While the good news is that scholarships and grants are covering the largest share of these costs in… View Article

College Life, Family Fun | Monday, September 25th, 2017

8 Easy Ways to Keep Your Dorm Room Clean

Leaving your home for a college is the event you will remember for the rest of your life. Give your best to remember it as something good since there will be some challenges down the road. The first of those challenges is cleaning and maintaining your dorm room. This can be hard since you will… View Article

College Life, Income and Careers | Friday, September 15th, 2017

10 Ways to Earn Money as a Teen

If you’re a teen who wants some extra pocket cash, you’re not alone. Many kids aged 14 and above are looking for some quick and easy money making techniques to cover the expenses for entertainment, gadgets, clothes, and parties. Listed below are the top ten ways you can do this: Paid Online Surveys There are… View Article

College Life, Parenting | Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Expanding Your Teen’s Horizons with International Travel

Travel is very important to a growing child and international travel doubly so. Exposing a child or teen to new cultures and experiences helps them learn and develop communication skills, critical thinking skills and more. Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker, encourages her children to travel abroad “not simply for fun, but to develop… View Article

College Life, Financial Responsibility | Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Tips for College Students Searching for Their First Apartment

Going to college for the first time and need an apartment? Perhaps you’re sick and tired of the dorms and you want to try a bit of the off-campus lifestyle. Getting your first apartment is a big deal, so make sure you dive in this venture cool-headed. When you start your search, you should make… View Article

College Life, Financial Responsibility, Money Saving Tips, Parenting | Thursday, July 6th, 2017

7 Ways to Make Your Child’s Overseas Education More Affordable

[image source: Pexel.com] No parent is able to dispute the importance of children’s education. A quality degree can ensure a head start in life and enable them to climb up the career ladder. Besides, studying overseas is a great way to grow personally and expand the horizons. Still, in this economic climate, spending money like… View Article

College Life, Income and Careers | Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Selecting a College Major

In high school, its extremely tough to decide your future career path. Unless you’re born with a distinct passion, picking a major can be very overwhelming. A lot of students rush into selecting a major because they feel pressured. This can lead to students taking classes they aren’t passionate about which results in wasting money… View Article

College Life, Financial Responsibility, Income and Careers | Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

3 Seasonal Jobs for Students During Holidays and Breaks

College costs a lot of money. As a parent, you can encourage your kids to look for seasonal jobs that can help pay for tuition, books and maybe, even a well-deserved vacation during the next break. In addition, working gives college students a valuable experience that will give them an edge over other job seekers… View Article

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