How Parents Can Help Their Teens Learn to Manage Money

Parenting a teenager is largely an exercise in transitioning your child into adulthood. This is not an overnight development, but rather an ongoing process. Unfortunately, the public school system today favors theoretical knowledge over practical skills.

5 Ways to Finally Break Free of Student Loans

Student loans left over after earning the degree can amount to a lot of debt, and you may be stuck paying it off for years. When you’re trying to organize your finances and eliminate debt, focus on paying student loans first.

5 Financial Tips For New College Students

Going to college can be both frustrating and exciting at the same time. For many people, college is a learning experience that teaches many of the essentials of life. But in addition to just learning from books you are also learning how to live int he adult world. And a big part of that is managing your financial life. Here are five financial tips to help new students adjust to college life.

Money Saving Tips for Students

It’s daunting for a parent when they wave their child off as they begin the next chapter of their life as a college student… it only seems like a short while since they were starting kindergarten. Parents do as much as possible to educate their children with life skills: necessities like how to separate the whites and the […]

The Savings Associated With College Athletic Scholarships

Scholarships can help to take the stress out of paying for college. College athletic scholarships can enable students to attend school while playing one of their favorite sports, drastically reduce the cost of the education and provide the student with other ‘perks’ while attending the college. Free Education The #1 perk of an Athletic Scholarship is […]

Money Management For U.K. Students

If you’re a student,  it can be a difficult time when it comes to handling money. Students often have to juggle financial matters with academic concerns, all the while learning the ropes of how to live away from home. While learning to manage money for the first time can be an awkward process of trial-and-error plus […]

Understanding New Student Loans

It’s no secret that the United States has some of the largest amounts of students who attend a college or university. According to NationMaster almost 73% of American High School students go on to college within 5 years of graduation.  However, it is becoming increasingly difficult to finance a four year degree or beyond. In 2011, two-thirds of […]

The Financial Benefits of Student Athletics

Sports have a way of unifying the community and promoting school pride, which is one reason why every major university invests in a comprehensive athletics program. Student athletes are viewed as local heroes who bring prestige to the school through their achievements on the field. However, being one is no walk in the park. Competition […]