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Amazon now renting digital textbooks
Amazon now renting digital textbooks Education August 24, 2011
With the cost of college textbooks sky high, Amazon has introduced a digital rental platform through its Kindle service. The…
Amazon now renting digital textbooks
Three-year degree programs not popular with students Education August 8, 2011
When we hit the Great Recession four years ago, I got all fired up about the many, many calls I…
Keep spending in check with this pre-paid card
Keep spending in check with this pre-paid card Money & Credit August 5, 2011
Looking for a good way to send a teen off to college with a predetermined amount of spending money? Here's…
Keep spending in check with this pre-paid card
State rules against charter schools Education July 13, 2011
I love school choice, but something just happened that's been a bitter pill for me to swallow. One of my…
Keep spending in check with this pre-paid card
Battle of the states over education Education July 6, 2011
We're in a donnybrook across America with how we educate our kidsand I want to step into the thicket!I recently…
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Finding money for college without getting ripped off Education June 10, 2011
RIP-OFF ALERT: There's a new warning from the Better Business Bureau about people who promise to have the inside track…
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529 plans remain better than pre-paid state school tuition plans Education June 9, 2011
There is a very good deal under the tax code for saving for college called a 529 plan. This is…
College students
Tuition prices to fall in the future? Education June 8, 2011
How much should parents of young kids panic about the future of college tuition? I hear so much anxiety and…
Comparing the earning power of different college degrees
Comparing the earning power of different college degrees Education May 31, 2011
A new study out of Georgetown University has named the top-earning bachelor's degrees and quantified their earning power, according to…
Comparing the earning power of different college degrees
Some community colleges offer 4-year degrees Education May 24, 2011
In an era where student loan debt has hit record levels, there are a number of unique ways that some…
Comparing the earning power of different college degrees
Third grader saves fellow student’s life, show “can do” spirit Life May 3, 2011
I want to share a story with you from The Boston Globe that I found quite inspiring. A 9-year-old boy…
Comparing the earning power of different college degrees
Put your savings on auto-pilot with the help of these free sites Education April 12, 2011
Saving money is great, but what if you could put saving on auto-pilot just from things you do every day?…
Comparing the earning power of different college degrees
Student loan debt skyrocketing Education January 12, 2011
A new report from The National Center for Education Statistics finds the average amount of debt that students graduate with…
Comparing the earning power of different college degrees
Education Resources Education November 10, 2010
Resources: Education / Student Loans / Financial Aid 529 plans and investments: Savingforcollege.com - compare 529 plans by state Savingforcollege.com/coverdell…
Comparing the earning power of different college degrees
Clark Howard: SAT Help Sites Education October 15, 2010
SAT Help Sites CollegeBoard.com - Hosted by the organization that sponsors the SAT. On the site, you'll find the "SAT…