According to a 2014 study on the value of college from the Pew Research Center, college graduates are outpacing their peers in “virtually every measure of economic well-being and career attainment.” This includes average annual income for full-time employment, poverty and unemployment rates, and job satisfaction. For example, when study participants were asked if they were “very satisfied with their current job,” 53% of college graduates with bachelor’s degrees answered favorably, compared to 36-37% of high school graduates and people who … [Read more...] about Is Going to College Worth It Anymore?
School graduations are celebrated at many different levels (even kindergarten nowadays). But, there’s only one thing many people tend to rely on for graduation gift giving: money. Sure, most kids and college students love seeing cash flutter out of their congratulatory cards. But, cash is not a great gift, especially when there are more ideas for exciting and practical graduation gifts out there. Cool Alternatives to Giving Money As Graduation Gifts Here are a few exciting and practical ideas for graduation gifts that you can use to … [Read more...] about Top 7 Practical Alternatives to Giving Grads Monetary Gifts
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If you could go back to your former self and give advice, what would you tell yourself? Have you ever wished that you could go back to yourself as a college freshman and change your ways or tell you how to behave differently? I sometimes think back to what I would have told myself about the financial mistakes college students when I was in college. I should have cooled it with credit cards. I should have had a budget. I would definitely have done a few things differently. Find out about the best financial tips that college students need to … [Read more...] about Three Financial Mistakes College Students Make – Radio Interview
If you could go back and tell your “past” self one thing, what would you tell him? Would you tell yourself to go a little easier with the credit cards? Do you wish that you had started investing at a young age? Has your parents tried to give you advice and money tips for college freshmen? With college students about the flood our nation’s colleges and universities in the coming weeks, there are several money tips for college freshmen and the rest of the student body should take heed. Three Money Tips For College Freshmen And Students Go … [Read more...] about Three Top Money Tips For College Freshmen