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College hardly seems like the optimal time to start paying off student loans. Between taking classes, balancing internships and trying to avoid accumulating additional debt — who would bother budgeting for student loan payments? Aren’t those supposed to be paid after graduation anyway? It’s a fair stance to take —…

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The big day has finally arrived. Your son or daughter applied to colleges, sifted through the acceptances, and decided where to spend the next four (or five or more) years. Now all you have to do is figure out how to pay for it. Luckily, Uncle Sam offers several ways…

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In researching my forthcoming book on why so many recent college graduates are struggling to launch into a career, one concern I heard repeatedly from employers is that too many of today’s college students lack basic work experience. Though plenty of students completed internships while in college — a critical…

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College students are making riskier financial choices than they used to, according to a recent study. EverFi, an education technology company, and student aid consulting firm Higher One conducted a study on more than 42,000 college students from 2012 to 2015. The study also reported that community college students have…

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Attending college is practically a rite of passage for many of us. It’s a time to explore and to live on your own. College comes with ideas of experiencing new things and managing your money without mom and dad looking over your shoulder. Living on your own can get expensive, though. What…

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