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

How Cosmo Kramer Would Make Money in College

Getting a regular job in college is great, but not every student wants to work at their cafeteria. In fact, I’d be willing to bet a sizeable amount of cash that most students would rather not have to work at a cafeteria, or a library, or have any normal college job. Kramer from Seinfeld is … Read more How Cosmo Kramer Would Make Money in College

Interview With The myUsearch Founder

Every year, perspective students are faced with the daunting task of selecting the place in which they will spend the next 2-4 years (sometimes more) of their lives. One’s college choice is also important because of the financial implications from an investment standpoint. Unfortunately, sometimes students find that they may have not made the right … Read more Interview With The myUsearch Founder

The Ugly Truths About College and Finances In America

A Rant – 30 Ugly Truths Sometimes you just have to tell the truth. With this in mind, and as a college student paying his way through to get a degree, I’ve come up with several college “truths.” My assertion is that college has become necessary for success in almost all of the work force … Read more The Ugly Truths About College and Finances In America

Seven Important Things to Consider When You Apply for a Credit Card

College is a great time to get your first credit card. It’s relatively easy to get a credit card while you’re in school, even if you have little or no prior credit history. If you manage your card wisely and keep your spending under control, you can learn the basics of finance while avoiding debt … Read more Seven Important Things to Consider When You Apply for a Credit Card

How to Save Thousands of Dollars on the Cost of College

What you need to know about financial aid BEFORE choosing a college College and Finance is all about giving students and families the best information. With this in mind, Todd Johnson, who is the principal college admission consultant for College Admissions Partners, has written a two-part guest post on saving money via financial aid and … Read more How to Save Thousands of Dollars on the Cost of College

Water — It’s Free So Students Should Drink It

Our Earth is made up of about 71% of this (according to my favorite encyclopedia), and it’s very useful, as well as cheap. Unfortunately, too many people pay money for it, when in fact it can be obtained for free. Yes, you’ve guessed it; I’m talking about water. Drinking it can be a fantastic financial … Read more Water — It’s Free So Students Should Drink It

Use the University Resources You Pay For

This is just a bit of advice that I feel all college students would do well to follow. Use the resources you pay for. When you are paying college tuition, it’s not just the professor’s salary you’re paying for. When you pay for your housing, it’s not just the electricity and cost of upkeep you’re … Read more Use the University Resources You Pay For

10 Economic and Business Pro Tips from World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft. WoW. If you aren’t one of the 12 million subscribers, you’ve probably at least heard of it, or know someone who plays. Thousands of college students have played or are currently playing this game. While everyone freaks out about the economic and business climate IRL (that’s “in real life” for you n00bs … Read more 10 Economic and Business Pro Tips from World of Warcraft

The dos and donts of selecting a major in college

I received an interesting e-mail yesterday from a reader asking about what they should major in. The advice I gave was pretty simple. I suggested considering the options, and talking with an academic advisor. However, choosing a major is a big step, and one should consider financial implications when deciding what you are going to … Read more The dos and donts of selecting a major in college