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How to Pay for College When You Haven’t Saved Enough

How to Pay for College When You Haven’t Saved Enough

November 26, 2018 • 0 comments

If college tuition bills are looming and you don’t have nearly enough saved, you have plenty of company. But you also have options for making it more affordable.

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How I Ditched Debt: Conquering College Credit Card Balances

How I Ditched Debt: Conquering College Credit Card Balances

November 21, 2018 • 0 comments

In college, Natalie Tomko racked up credit card debt worth $50,000 across eight cards. Despite never missing a payment, Tomko didn’t pay more than the minimums and avoided looking at her bills, afraid of the high balances.

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Ready to Apply for College Aid? A New App’s on Tap

Ready to Apply for College Aid? A New App’s on Tap

October 29, 2018 • 0 comments

Students can now apply for federal financial aid the same way they share snaps and stories: through an app on their phones.

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How to Choose a College Major With Loan Debt in Mind

How to Choose a College Major With Loan Debt in Mind

October 17, 2018 • 0 comments

Dan Brandt still has $32,000 in student loan debt, after earning his bachelor’s degree in marketing, but he’s not worried about paying it back. That’s because Brandt chose a major and a career with that debt in mind.

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Skip Student Loan Forbearance — Do This Instead

Skip Student Loan Forbearance — Do This Instead

October 8, 2018 • 0 comments

Forbearance is a way to stop making student loan payments temporarily. It is not a long-term affordability strategy, or a way to put off repayment indefinitely. And that means very few people should use it — probably far fewer than are doing so right now.

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Budgets 101: How to Make Your Spending Money Last in College

Budgets 101: How to Make Your Spending Money Last in College

September 5, 2018 • 0 comments

“Why am I running out of money?” No matter your source, you have to make your spending money last all semester. Here’s how to do it.

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It’s Not All About Money: Financial Wisdom for Young Adults

It’s Not All About Money: Financial Wisdom for Young Adults

July 30, 2018 • 0 comments

At 21, you’re a financial adult. But chances are you still don’t know what you don’t know. We asked personal finance experts and financial planners what newly minted adults need to know about money. Their bottom line: Be sure your balance sheet includes some joy, too.

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Why Your Teen Should Work This Summer

Why Your Teen Should Work This Summer

July 11, 2018 • 0 comments

Summer jobs for teens are an endangered species worth saving.These seasonal jobs offer more than a paycheck. Summer employment can:

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Money Advice for New Grads — and Some Old-School Wisdom

Money Advice for New Grads — and Some Old-School Wisdom

June 25, 2018 • 0 comments

Many basic principles about saving and investing don’t change. But plenty of other things do, including the economy, tax law and employment trends.

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Ask Brianna: 5 Money Mistakes 20-Somethings Make

Ask Brianna: 5 Money Mistakes 20-Somethings Make

June 18, 2018 • 0 comments

You’re not supposed to know everything. Those of us who survived our 20s tend to forget that when we’re anxiously peddling advice to young adults. Growing up is mostly about learning, and, yes, sometimes making mistakes along the way.

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