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First Generation, the Starting Point of College Dreams

On December 10th, Miami Lakes Educational Center (MLEC) was recently visited by guests bringing gifts of college advice and planning, of those gifts was a documentary called First Generation that was hoping to inspire recently immigrated students to take the leap and apply for their dream colleges. 429 more words


The Most Completely Depressing Stat About Americans' Debt

Consumer confidence may be up, but the picture changes when Americans think about their debt load and the likelihood they’ll ever dig out from it. 405 more words

Resources to Teach the New Financial Literacy TEKS

If you’re an elementary school teacher in Texas, then you may already know that you have another heavy subject on your agenda. Just like we may have looked the other way with a piece of broccoli on our plate, you may see Financial Literacy as the new subject that you want pushed off the menu. 282 more words

Money Management

Young Adults Living With Parents Will Fly The Nest In 2015

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - In 2012, 35% of Americans 18-31 were living at their parents’ homes, an increase from 32% in 2007. Several things will help them pack their bags and move out in 2015. 105 more words

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College debt increasing as institutional strategies change

Federal student loans, debt awareness and repayment plans possible solutions, study suggests

By Max Garland

A report released by the Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS) found that 69 percent of seniors who graduated from public and nonprofit colleges in 2013 had an average debt of $28,400 in student loans, an increase of two percent from the 2012 average. 552 more words


November Report Card: Total Paid: $10,337.03 Total Student Debt: $56,472.56

November Report Card: Total Paid: $10,337.03 Total Student Debt: $56,472.56

December 2, 2014

Total Paid: $10,337.03

Total Student Debt: $56,472.56

November Report Card: A… 86 more words


You'll Never Guess College Students' Biggest Regret

You might think that when people look back on their college years, their biggest regret would be not being more involved socially, choosing the wrong major or partying too much. 442 more words