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The Best Career Choices For Students

Children are commonly asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” They might dream of being astronauts, firefighters, doctors, teachers, etc. However, as they move into their teenage years, they often want to explore other career choices. Conventional wisdom claims a student’s choice of college and major will drive their occupation. However,…

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs – Summer, Intern & New Grad Guide

Summer has arrived! High school graduates are pondering their futures, college students are choosing next semester’s classes, and graduates are on the search for their first job out of college. With the break from studies, many students seek summer jobs or internships. Below I’m sharing 3 summer job benefits for students who help pay for their education. If you are…

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Summer Job Benefits and Why Your Student Needs One

For college and high school students, summers provide a welcomed respite from the rigors of the academic year. With a free schedule it is the perfect opportunity to find a summer job to earn some fun money for the upcoming year, and, most importantly, save for college. With the rising costs of college tuition, room…

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7 Financial Aid Planning Tips You Need To Know

College can be expensive, and with rising tuition costs parents and students need to be financially prepared to make sound decisions based on what they can afford. A good place to begin researching to prepare for your child’s education costs is with online resources like FinAid!, which offers financial aid planning tips every parent needs…

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Important Money Skills For Your Student & More!

With spring in full swing and the school year soon coming to an end, there is a sense of renewal and new beginnings as we move closer to the warmth and sunshine summer brings.  With the potential for earnings from summer jobs, now is a good time to begin teaching your student the value of…

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5 Practical Money Skills for College Students

Practical money skills are essential to creating lifelong good money habits. For students, developing proper financial habits right from the start puts them on a positive path to becoming financially independent. To help your student, take time to help them navigate financial waters before they are on their own; they’ll be more likely to avoid…