How to Get Student Loans Without Parental Help

While some parents can foot their children’s college education, many of them aren’t able to pay for tuition costs or provide their financial details when applying for financial aid.  This leaves soon-to-be college students wondering if they can get student loans without parental help. The good news is that, although it is difficult to get … Read more How to Get Student Loans Without Parental Help

6 Best Part-Time Jobs for College Students

College students are often broke.  It’s not a secret. Whether you’re paying your college expenses yourself or you have student loans to help you foot the bills, there’s a good chance that you don’t have enough money to make use of.  Getting a part-time job while in school is a great way to make an … Read more 6 Best Part-Time Jobs for College Students

How to crowdfund your college degree

College costs climb steadily as the years pass.  There is financial aid and there are loans, but college students have found another way to fund their tuition and expenses throughout school—crowdfunding.  Crowdfunding is majorly used for inventions and big projects, but college students are now tapping into its potential to help them graduate without debt. … Read more How to crowdfund your college degree

6 Common Financial Mistakes College Students Make and How to Avoid Them

College students face a lot of difficult financial decisions when it comes to managing money.  As young people, they have to pay for college, pay rent, earn some pocket change, and get an education all at the same time. That’s a herculean task, so it’s not surprising that many college students end up making some … Read more 6 Common Financial Mistakes College Students Make and How to Avoid Them

4 Reasons Why Students Borrow Private Student Loans

Going to college is a very exciting journey that can expose one to career opportunities they might not be able to get otherwise.  Paying for college costs, however, can be challenging, and students might need to borrow money to fill their financial gaps.  That’s why federal student loans and Income Share Agreements exist. But these … Read more 4 Reasons Why Students Borrow Private Student Loans

Best Posts of College and Finance

Here’s a list of some of the “best” posts College and Finance has to offer. Many contain very useful information, and some are just plain entertaining. 1. 18 Overlooked Things Everyone Should Bring to College Find out what not to forget, or what you should have remembered. 2. 32 Weird Scholarships Almost Anyone Can Get … Read more Best Posts of College and Finance

Fourth Carnival of College and Finance

Welcome to the Fourth Edition of The Carnival of College and Finance! There were many great submissions this time around. Unfortunately, some had to be denied because we here at College and Finance can’t accept more than one post from one web site. Some people tried to spam, and failed miserably. So, here you have … Read more Fourth Carnival of College and Finance

16 Most Popular Video Games on College Campuses

College students seem to really love their video games. I remember being surprised when I first arrived at college to see how many people had video game systems, computer games, and more. So, I figured I’d undertake a huge task. I wanted to find out what video games were most popular on college campuses. It … Read more 16 Most Popular Video Games on College Campuses

Go to Class Your Wallet and GPA Will Thank You

It’s 8:10AM on a Monday morning. Class starts in 20 minutes and I just don’t want to get out of bed and go, so I decide to roll over and catch a few extra hours of sleep. Little do I know that not only could I miss something potentially important in class, but also my … Read more Go to Class Your Wallet and GPA Will Thank You

Harry Potters Guide to The People You Meet in College

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is full of some interesting characters, as is the rest of the Harry Potter world. If you’re going to college, you’ll meet a lot of new people. If you’re in college, you’ll know exactly the people I’m talking about. If Harry Potter were giving you advice about the people … Read more Harry Potters Guide to The People You Meet in College