Archive for 'College'
Jul 28, 2011 - A new college school year is right around the corner, and so are new tuition hikes and budget cutbacks. Here's how one senior suggests stretching your higher-education dollar.
Jun 28, 2011 - In the past, Apple offered college students a free iPod Touch when they bought a computer. Not this year - but you have other options.
Jun 16, 2011 - If you're a recent grad or know someone who is, here's a checklist that will help start life on the right financial foot.
Jun 03, 2011 - The CARD Act made it tougher for college students to get credit cards. But some banks - and students - are finding ways around the rules.
May 03, 2011 - Graduation Day is almost here, and you're ready to conquer the world. But be careful: Rather than finding you work, that first resume may end up working against you.
Apr 26, 2011 - This high-school senior is confronted with a choice: lose out on the opportunity to attend a prestigious college, or borrow 80 grand. But are those really the only options?
Apr 18, 2011 - Many students go into debt for college, even though philanthropists give away billions every year. Think there aren't any scholarships for you? Think again - even making a peanut butter sandwich could be worth 25 grand.
Apr 15, 2011 - The cost of college strikes fear into all but the wealthiest students and parents. But there's plenty of financial assistance out there, if you plan ahead and know where to look. Here's some advice from an admissions expert.
Apr 13, 2011 - Where you go to college can influence the rest of your life. So as you embark on the application process, use every trick in the book and avoid common mistakes. We talk to an expert who offers some great advice.
Apr 06, 2011 - As the recession lingers, more high schoolers are considering the economy when looking at colleges. Find out how a new congressionally mandated calculator may help them - and how you can save on tuition.
Mar 21, 2011 - Now that you're back from spring break, it's time to stop being broke. Here are the 15 best ways to save money on campus.
Mar 14, 2011 - Finish those exams and pack your bags: It's time for Spring Break! Haven't planned yours yet? We've got lots of ways to save.
Jan 27, 2011 - A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the web. This week? Networking Techniques, Easy Home Improvements, Measured Savings, Advantages of Taking Longer to Graduate, and Investing vs Gambling...
Jan 07, 2011 - The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is the way the government measures rising prices. But what's your personal inflation rate?
Dec 28, 2010 - As the year winds down, we catch up on our readers' questions – especially the short ones.