Tag: college

3 Ways to Save on Textbooks This School Year

Shopping around for a good deal is textbook money management. But when it comes to actual textbooks, too many students (especially freshmen!!) pay for overpriced books at university bookstores. As I finished college and my wife and I both began perusing graduate degrees, saving money each semester on textbooks became extremely helpful with offsetting the …

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Money Management Tips for College Freshmen

**The following article is a guest post from my college freshman brother, Ryan. He provides some great insight into how to manage your money on your own during your college years.** When I was ready to start my freshman year of college this year, there were so many things that I was worried about. Where …

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How and Where to Get Free CEUs

Do you work in an industry where you have to have special certification or licensure? Are you required to renew your certification/licensure to be able to continue working in your profession on an annual or biennial basis? Do you also have to figure out how to come up with a required amount of Continuing Education …

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4 Modest Solutions to Solve the High Cost of College Tuition

It’s obvious the cost to attend college these days is out of hand. Sure – the investment in higher education is a good one, but at what cost? Most students today are graduating with tons of loan debt that has a crippling affect on their long-term financial future. Something must be done. The other day …

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How to Go to College for Free

Let’s face it – the cost to attend college has gotten out of hand. I think it’s utterly criminal the amount of money students are owing after they receive their degree. Something has got to give. Fortunately – due to the digital age and a desire for change – we are seeing alternative ways to …

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5 Ways to Save Money in College

College was one of the best growing and learning experiences that I’ve had. It was there I first discovered that laundry doesn’t just clean itself, it’s helpful to keep a list of emergency contact numbers in your wallet (in case you lock yourself out of your dorm room OR car) and Iowa has more to …

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