Tag Archives: college financing

Should You Get Your Degree in Three Years?

The tight economy has some schools offering a short-cut to a bachelor’s degree

The pinch of tuition has some students balking at the idea of a traditional four-year…

By Renita Burns

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Kids & Money: Paying for College and The Myth of Financial Independence

Money lessons we need to teach to our kids from K-12

Whether you have a child that’s prepping for college or your young one has finally…

By Renita Burns

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Economista: How to Pay for Grad School

A money guide for 20-somethings

While some students are fortunate enough to attend grad school for free through various programs,…

By Renita Burns

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Economista: Alternative Ways to Pay For College

Can�t get enough scholarship money and balking at students loans? Look no further.

Even after exhausting all the well-known avenues to help pay for college – scholarships, grants,…

By Renita Burns

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Millions Available to Pay for School

College scholarships for single mothers�and fathers, too

Women Who Rule the World, a one-day networking and dinner event sponsored by eLearners.com, a…

By Dale Coachman

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College Aid 101

How to save the most money and still remain eligible for the best financial aid package

Although inflation is relatively dormant in most areas of the economy, it’s running wild on…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Money Matters: College Savings Vehicles

Sending a nephew to college

Last December, I became the primary caregiver of my late sister’s 5-year-old son. I’m currently…

By John Simons

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Getting the Most Out of Your College Tour

Tap into a vital resource in choosing the right school

Here are one guidance counselor’s recommendations to assist students of color to choose schools that…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Private Lenders Up in Arms Over Student Loan Bill

Legislation would benefit those who need relief most

While private lenders may lose a portion of funds from the federally backed loans in…

By Renita Burns

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Relief for Student Loan Borrowers

Income-Based Repayment plan reduces monthly minimum payments

College graduates facing mounting student loan debt may find relief in the new Income-Based Repayment…

By Renita Burns

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Navigating Financial Aid

Tips for understanding the financial aid process

Navigating the financial aid process can be just as daunting and perplexing as choosing…

By Renita Burns

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Investing as a College Student

Jumpstart your financial future, secure funds for your golden years

Investing as a college student is a surefire way to jumpstart your financial future and…

By LaToya M. Smith

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The Cutting Edge: Back to School

Tips to help cut back on school spending

As you head back to school here a few additional resources to help you be…

By Renita Burns

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High School Summer Programs

Getting a head start on getting into college

For some students, summer is more about books than the beach

By Maya Yette

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