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Pros and Cons of Living at Home During College

Staying at home during college provides numerous costs and benefits

When people describe the typical college experience, it usually involves living on campus in a dorm. 606 more words

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Food Insecurity and the Costs of College

Today, more than 500 colleges and universities belong to the College and University Food Bank Alliance (CUFBA).  When I spoke at the annual Food Pantry Conference, hosted by U-Michigan-Dearborn this year, I met an amazing group of people from a diverse group of colleges (two-year, four-year, commuter, residential) around the region who were dedicated to ensuring that students on their campuses had enough food to eat. 1,294 more words


Whoops! There Goes My Money

We’ve all made financial mistakes, whether we realize them or not. Many financial bloggers only detail their successes so I wanted to just put it all out there and tell everyone about the times that I truly screwed up financially. 637 more words


Before, During, and After College: You Need a Plan!

About 4 million babies will be born in the U.S. this year. Naturally, their parents want each of them to enjoy the American dream. Now, more than ever, that dream includes, even depends on a good education beyond high school. 366 more words

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Before and During College: A Car on Campus Can Create Colossally Causeless Costs

Most colleges and universities have vast student parking lots, sometimes unpaved areas on the outskirts of campus, generally poorly patrolled and supervised. Apartments near campus may also feature parking lots or nearby on-the-street parking. 385 more words

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Is the college bubble leaking?

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College costs – is the bubble slowly leaking?

This Is the Way the College ‘Bubble’ Ends

I am pinning my hopes on state school, or college costs coming down in the next 10 years!

9 Companies That Will Pay Most Of Your College Costs

Starbucks isn’t the only company to offer to pay for most, if not all, of the tuition costs to send its employees to college. Here’s a look at some other companies that offer to pay anywhere from $5,000 per year to 90% of tuition costs for their employees. 6 more words