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
As a college student, finding ways to save money while in college poses a great challenge. It needs someone with self-control and discipline to achieve this. 11 Ways to Save Money while in College is a simple and elaborate guide to the success of saving money while in college. 11 Ways How to Easily Save Money in College One might be tempted along the way, but setting your sight on the ultimate gains must be the major goal. To achieve one's goal, 11 Ways to Save Money while in College must act as a guide. The 11 ways are as … [Read more...] about 11 Ways How to Easily Save Money in College
Here is the next installment in our the Reader’s Questions Series which highlight questions emailed to me by you, the readers of Money Q&A. Be sure to find out at the end of this article how you can receive a free copy of Dave Ramsey’s book, The Total Money Makeover if your money question is chosen to be featured on an upcoming week’s blog post. A reader recently wrote in with the following question about his student loans and forgiveness. Is there a way to have my federal Stafford Loan forgiven? There are several instances where you … [Read more...] about What Are Good Federal Stafford Student Loan Forgiveness Programs?