These Scholarship Directories Could Help Your Child Forego Student Loans

People with children understand the financial shock awaiting them when they become college bound. It costs an estimated $233,000 to raise a child from the moment of birth to 17. Keep in mind that this estimate doesn’t include medical care or tuition costs. A private college will cost you more than $35,000 annually in tuition costs. If you have multiple children, then those costs grow exponentially....

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Don’t Fall for These Retailer Tricks – Or It’ll Cost You

Every time I leave a supermarket, convenience store, or pharmacy, I buy a candy bar. I did that for many years, and I paid for it in lost money and gained weight. Impulse buys. Those items are placed by the register to tempt your impulsive tendencies. In fact, the average consumer spends over $5,400 every year on random impulse purchases. What could you do with an extra $5,400? Resist these retailer...

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4 Important Money Management Tips for College Students

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In 2017, the average student graduated already $40,000 in debt. That’s a large deficit to start your career with. Because of this, smart money management for college students is crucial. If you want to feel financially free, start working on it now. Here are 4 tips to help manage your money in college to avoid financial minefields. 1. Leverage Your Student Status Businesses and services alike often...

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The Highest and Lowest Paying College Majors: What Matters and What Doesn’t

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When you go to college, the big discussion is always about your field of study and ideal career field. All majors are not considered equal. There are certain majors that merit higher paying jobs and let’s face it, everyone would love to earn more money. Last year Entrepreneur.com generated a list of average income of the top 10 highest-paying majors. Their list included the following: 1. Petroleum...

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