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Nov
18
2014

5 Things to Never Buy on Credit

Using a credit card is a little bit like playing with fire. Stick your hand too close to the flame and you will get burned. Credit cards can be a useful tool in your financial toolbox. If managed carefully, a credit card offers freedom to make necessary purchases when you lack sufficient cash on hand. [&hellip…

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Nov
12
2014

5 Free Tools to Help you Ace the SAT

Even if you are not a fun of pumpkin spice lattes, there’s one thing you can’t avoid this fall if you’re a high school student: the SAT. Tis the season for taking that almighty college admission test—and if you’re a high school senior, this test score will be the one that you send to colleges. [&hellip…

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Nov
4
2014

Financial Planning for College Students

College life brings with it excitement, adventure and independence. It also offers the first glimpse into the world of adulthood. You’ll be faced with several financial decisions, and the choices you make now may impact your future for years to come. Yet, many college students aren’t equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to make [&hellip…

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Oct
28
2014

Early decisions: What to consider before you pull the trigger

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Early decision time sits just around the corner, and the quandary college hopefuls face resembles an entrance exam with a stumper question. Get in, and you’re off to what could be your dream school. But if another school comes along with a much better financial aid package, how do you honor the original early decision [&hellip…

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Oct
21
2014

Top 5 Ways to Reduce Your Debt Burden While in College

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CNN reports that 70 percent of college graduates leave school with debt in addition to degrees. In the best of circumstances, repaying student loans after college can take years. In the worst, monthly loan payments prove financially crippling. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to lighten your student debt load while you’re still in [&hellip…

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