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7 Creative Ways to Pay for Private School Education

In 2013, my family was contemplating whether or not to send our oldest son (going into 4th grade) to private school. At the time, tuition for sending our only son in school would cost our family a good chunk of money. Fast forward to today, and at the start of next school year, we will

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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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Why Personal Finance Isn’t Being Taught in Schools

This one has been bugging me for awhile. And, I know that others have raised the question too – of why personal finance isn’t being taught in high schools and/or colleges for that matter (heck, it’d even be interesting to see it being taught in grade schools!). I know Charlie has talked about some of

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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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What is an ACCA Qualification?

ACCA is an acronym that stands for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants who are the international body that oversees professional accountants. They offer the Chartered Certified Accountant qualification, often referred to as the ACCA qualification, to accountants all over the world. With over 150,000 members and nearly half a million students, the ACCA qualification

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3 Reasons to Try Trading School

While to some it may seem risky or impractical, day trading done right can be an extremely lucrative profession. There are numerous benefits to day trading beyond the income, including flexibility and personal accountability, but the odds of making it in this field are slim. Research shows less than 10% of those who trade turn

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How to Hire a Research Assistant – Free of Charge!

Ever have a difficult topic you need researching assistance on? Need an obscure figure or statistic unearthed for a project for work or paper for school? The Web of little help and you keep spinning your wheels? You may need to hire a research assistant. But, there is no need to shell out the mega-bucks that big

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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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