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Worried About Paying For College? I Might Have Some Help...

With my kids ( a sophomore and a senior in high school), the reality of college funding has loomed on the horizon for us for some time. 2,374 more words

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Are Blue-Chip Companies Good Investments when Approaching Retirement?

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I am 59 years old and believe that I need to “catch” up some to have a comfortable retirement. I have been contributing $23,000/year to retirement account at work through AIG Valic(only option. 816 more words


5 scholarships with winners chosen at random

Not all scholarships require a lot of work to apply for — or even to win. In fact, some scholarships are so inclusive that everyone from business majors to English or… 781 more words


Choice of major is likely to be biggest determinant of student loan burden

The Undergraduate Student Loan Calculator offered by the Hamilton Project allows you to illustrate what percentage of your future earnings are likely to go toward paying off your student loan.   109 more words

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Playing Catch-Up With Retirement Investing

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Hi, thank you for this blog. I am 53 and have always “lived for today” and seriously regret it. The only debt I have is a mortgage which will be paid off in February of 2014. 716 more words


Five ways to cut down your college costs (ABC News)

Education pays. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2012, people with Bachelor’s degrees earned more than 60% higher than those with just a high school diploma.

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Paying For School

What is the Best Way to Invest Graduation Money

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My daughter – she is 18 has received about $2500 for graduation money. What is the best way to invest it? She is all set for college – have 529 and she works part-time making $7 an hour. 1,085 more words