Ways to Pay for College

Ways to Pay for College

Debt, Saving & Investing
There is no question that college costs have become an outrage. College costs increase at an average of 5% per year. This has resulted in a 4-year degree from a private institution averaging $134,600 and a 4-year degree from a public institution running $39,400. These costs only cover tuition and fees. Add in thousands for living costs each semester, and the average college education is reaching the point where years of loan payback are to be expected in pursuing any degree. Even though we have no reason to expect a European, free college model any time soon, there are some clever ways to fund college.One unconventional approach is by working for Starbucks. This is not merely a recommendation to work while going to college, Starbucks has a joint venture with Arizona…
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Mujeres y Dinero – Cuidado con los fraudes

Mujeres y Dinero – Cuidado con los fraudes

Credit, Debt, Entrepreneurship / Making Money, Saving & Investing, Take Action
We are HONORED AND THRILLED to announce Miriam Lira-Hickerson, Ombudsman of Minority Affairs for the State of Nevada, will be speaking on August 13 at the La Conference de Mujeres y Dinero. She will sharing information on "Cuidado con los fraudes".   Keep your hard earned money safe with the tips and resources Miriam shares!  Don't miss her. Register today for the conference. http://www.womensmoney.org/2016-rnomydAbout Miriam - OMBUDSMAN OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS FOR MINORITIES Miriam Lira-Hickerson is the Ombudsman of Consumer Affairs for Minorities at the Nevada Department of Business and Industry. She is responsible for implementation of the Department’s education and outreach activities within the State’s minority communities.  As the Ombudsman, Ms. Lira-Hickerson provides consumer education, helps resolve consumer issues involving fraud or deceptive trade practices and assists with business outreach and development.Ms. Lira-Hickerson…
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