Category Archives for Education

How to Teach Your Children the Value of Money: Budgeting

Out of all of the things that I teach my children about money, this one is the most difficult one for me. The reason for this is because children are extremely impetuous creatures and want everything

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How to Teach Your Children the Value of Money: Wants vs. Needs

Children want things. Lots and lots of things! At least, I know that mine do. This has been an ongoing battle since I can remember. However, since it is an ongoing battle, I decided that it makes much

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Back to School Supplies Shopping Guide for Every Grade

  It’s back to school season my friends. If you have kids in school, then you know about this lovely time. The school lists are coming and you need to head out to get supplies. What happens

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Can You Manage a Job and Classes While in College?

I get a lot of questions from college students wondering how they can reduce their student debt. One of the main things I tell them is to get a job. While that may sound rude, that’s the quickest

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Tips on Saving Money in College: Textbooks, Food, and Entertainment

Saving money for college is a job in and of itself.  Not only do students have the responsibility to maintain good grades in their classes, but nowadays students are also expected to keep costs at a minimum

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Achieve Lending Review – The First Student Loan Search Engine and Comparison Tool

This review was written for Debt Roundup by the founder of Achieve Lending, Allen Kors. Student loan debt is one of the hottest topics of conversation right now. From the proposed student loan government

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A Problem Shared: University Bills are Hitting UK Parents in the Wallet

This is a post for my UK readers from Ruby Harris. I know I don’t add enough content for you, so here’s to hold you over for a little longer! 🙂 Any parent who receives news that their child

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4 Ways Going to School Online Can Help Manage Your Debt

No matter how you look at it, getting your college or post-graduate degree can be very expensive. In fact, according to the Wall Street Journal, the average college graduate in 2014 will leave school

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Why I Choose to Save for College Instead of Retirement

I wrote an article on DailyFinance which went live yesterday. It was talking about how I plan to save for college and pull back on my retirement. Now, this goes against all traditional advice. The main

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How to Pay for College A La Carte

Paying for college isn’t getting any easier, especially if you’ve been in out of high school and in the workforce for a few years. Finding ways to pay for college is no longer a matter of filling

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