How Innovative Crowdfund Connects Student Debt with Volunteerism

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Hopelessness. Every college graduate with student loans experiences it. Although you have a solid debt repayment plan, live a modest life, and make every payment on time it still feels like the mountain of debt will never disappear. And it’s overwhelming. You calculate the years it will take to build a positive net worth and you begin to fear… The time spent on your education will go to...

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Ditching the College Fund for a Personal Growth Stipend

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Source: Free Digital Stock Photos Let’s face it, college is not for everyone. And it’s definitely not required for success in all careers. Still many young adults, including myself, seek higher education as the requirement without seriously considering the return on investment. Alarmingly almost one third of Generation Y believes they could be in a better situation if they had skipped...

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Four Mistakes I Made In College (I Hope My Kids Don’t Make)

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Live and learn… While this old adage is true, I hope my children’s financial future is brighter than mine.  I hope I teach them to make smart financial decisions. So if they do make poor financial decisions, it affects them only in the short term, rather than decades as some of my financial mistakes have affected me. Here are some things I hope my kids do differently than me: Eating Out I...

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4 month countdown

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I am back in classes for my final term in this program.  4 months from now I will be DONE with school for the second time in my life. There’s a few things to keep in mind if you are also graduating this year: Have you applied for graduation? Do you have enough credits to graduate? Is your resume up to date? Have you been preparing for interviews? Do you have a job lined up?  If not, are you...

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