In tough times, the thought of paying your children’s way through college can sound daunting, but it’s something most of us hope to be able to do for our kids.
Students spend four (or more) years paying tuition to their school. Upon graduation, many students find that the requests for donations begin with zeal. Whether or not to donate is entirely up to the individual.
Today's college graduates are facing a difficult job market, one that is flooded with unemployed professionals but few job openings. As a result, many college juniors, seniors and even recent graduates are considering the pursuit of an advanced degree. When researching different graduate programs, prospective applicants should take the following under consideration.
Adults are going back to school for a variety of reasons these days. Whether it be that they have personal accomplishment goals, a purely financial motivation, or have become unemployed for some reason, continuing education is becoming an ever-popular option.
In this article, we'll look at better ways to finance an education for the mid-career or adult student looking at options to finance a new career or career advancement. However, the ideas and comments can apply to anyone seeking college. In general, investing 10% of your lifetime earnings into education is a good rule of thumb that I have seen applied many times.
Pursuing an advanced degree has long been considered a good career move. While the decision often depends on an individual's field of work, most employers are impressed by applicants with advanced degrees.
In the past weeks, there has been some great news about the nation's economic recovery based on a decreasing unemployment rate. However, one key issue we're still seeing has to do with the lack of skilled employees to fill the open jobs.
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