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A Visual Guide to Navigating the World of Financial Aid

September 8, 2014 | posted by College Money Insider.

Terrific infographic from the team at Mint.com.  Expecting the unexpected,  a visual guide to navigating the world of financial aid.

 

 

6 frugal tips for college kids

August 30, 2014 | posted by College Money Insider.

Unfortunately the ‘poor college kid’ stereotype is far from a fictional character and chances are you are (or will be) finding it difficult to keep enough cash around to actually live while you go to school. Here are some frugal tips to boost your money management skills.

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The Student-Parent Connection: Graduation!

June 19, 2014 | posted by College Money Insider.

The Student-Parent Connection is a monthly feature here on College Money Insider. During the school year, we have a student and parent share their thoughts and experiences as they save up for college and go through the college application/decision process. Today’s post is by Christina Avery!
If you have any tips to…

The Student-Parent Connection: Choosing a College!

March 21, 2014 | posted by College Money Insider.

The Student-Parent Connection is a monthly feature here on College Money Insider. During the school year, we have a student and parent share their thoughts and experiences as they save up for college and prepare to go through the college application process. Today’s post is by Jessica Avery!
If you have any tips to help students…

College Grads Taking Low-Wage Jobs Displace Less Educated

March 6, 2014 | posted by College Money Insider.

 

“The underemployment of college graduates affects lesser educated parts of the labor force,” said economist Richard Vedder, director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, a not-for-profit research organization in Washington. “Those with high-school diplomas that normally would have no problem getting jobs as bartenders or taxi drivers are…