Could a mid- to late-career return to college make sense for you? It’s essential to evaluate whether this is a financially risky move. In recent years, older Americans have been heading back to school part-time and during evenings in greater numbers than students of typical college age. According to the National Center for Education Statistics,
At my fifth and last child’s high school graduation, I settled into a seat next to a gentleman who was the father of another graduate. When the ceremony ended, most of the parents excitedly rushed forward to take photos of their sons and daughters. But this fellow just sat there in a classic dejected pose,
Does your college-bound freshman know how to handle money at school? Campus life can test even the most disciplined young adults on money matters. In the final weeks before you help your student pack up for the dorm, it’s a good time to pack in some money lessons as well. Start with what college will
If you’re worried about your new college student’s ability to manage money on his or her own, you’re not alone. Here, I spotlight seven specific things you and your student need to consider before freshman move-in day. By Donna Skeels Cygan : Your years of encouragement and supervision have paid off, and your teenager will
Not all degrees are created equal. The average college graduate now carries roughly $25,000 in student loan debt, but many families rack up far more, especially if they have several children. Students should follow their passions – in education and in life
My journey began one year ago when I decided to go to a developing country to discover the culture of that land and how people live who don’t live in a country which has got so many materialistic values like the western world.