• New Year’s Resolutions for a Successful Year at College

    A new year also means it is time for new resolutions to guide you towards better things. Looking to save for a spring break trip to Cancun or a security deposit for an off-campus apartment next fall?...

    • January 7, 2019
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  • Study Abroad: It May Cost You, But It Will Pay With Employers

    The benefits of doing a college semester abroad does not stop at the foreign experiences, new friendships or countless selfies in front of the Eiffel Tower. Students who study abroad gain useful exposure to different cultures as...

    • June 2, 2018
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  • Glossary of College Financial Aid Terms

    As we head into the winter semester, senior high school students and their parents are still looking for ways to pay for college. For those who filled out and submitted a Free Application for Federal Student Aid...

    • March 20, 2018
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  • A College Student’s Guide to Financial Literacy

    There are many new learning experiences for college students. One of those experiences includes how to manage money and budgets. Learning to live within a budget is a small part of financial literacy. Many schools do not...

    • April 1, 2014
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  • Understanding the Student Aid Report (SAR)

    It’s almost spring, you have submitted your college applications and applied for student loans, now comes the waiting game. For the next few months you will be checking the mail, anxiously awaiting acceptance letters. In the meantime,...

    • February 27, 2014
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  • The List – Top 6 Financial Events of 2013

    From new Popes to Bitcoins, Boston bombings, Government Shutdowns and Obamacare, 2013 has certainly been an eventful year. But it wasn’t such a bad year – in the end, investors, retirees, businesses and college students succeeded or...

    • December 30, 2013
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  • Pay for College – Prepare for Financial Aid (FAFSA) Enrollment in December

    It is that time of year again when college planning turns its focus on finances, scholarship and aid applications. For parents and students who are not lucky enough to have lots of extra cash or trust funds...

    • December 3, 2013
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  • All About Sequestration – Part 4

    How will the sequester affect higher education programs? During the 2011-2012 school year, the Department of education awarded $172 billion in grants, work-study opportunities and loan assistance to nearly 15 million higher education students at more than...

    • March 8, 2013
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