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May
1
2015

Best Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

If last year was any indication of what to expect come tax time, you are probably preparing to receive a sizable tax refund. The IRS reported that in 2014 the average tax filer received a refund of $3,034. That is a lot of money to instantly get, but it can be put to good use if you […]

Posted by David Barak

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Apr
29
2015

Choosing Where to Live

  Choosing your first home after graduating from college is both exciting and challenging. As you think about different options, remember the four tips below. 1. Make Your Move Forward Ideally, you will be leaving college with the resources and savings you need to transition smoothly into living independently. At this point in your life, […]

Posted by Mary Grace Leal

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Apr
27
2015

The Impact of Defaulting on your Student Loans

Many people don’t realize the seriousness of defaulting on their student loans. The consequences of student loan default can be far reaching and the impact can be devastating. Defaulting on a student loan does a lot more than negatively impact your credit. It can keep you from getting a job, renting an apartment, or even […]

Posted by Shoum Chakravarti

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Apr
24
2015

Graduating College and Demolishing Your Student Loan Debt

The transition from college to the “real world” can be tough. It’s probably tougher than the transition was from high school to college. You now have to work full time, start saving for your own future, and you’re truly independent. Before you graduate, there are several things that you can do to prepare for launch […]

Posted by David Barak

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Apr
22
2015

Three Tips For Your First Salary Negotiation

Salary negotiation – it’s hard. There is no simple, easy way to do it. Even when you’re prepared, it can be a tough conversation to have. And in your lifetime, you may only do it a handful of times. But negotiating your salary is also extremely important. That first salary sets the tone for the […]

Posted by David Barak

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