How Much Tuition Can You Really Afford?

Forbes – Robert Farrington “It’s almost time to make the final decisions about where to go to college. That means writing the first check for tuition as well. It can be tough to spend a lot of money up front for education, but statistically college...

College Students Fail When It Comes to Financial Literacy

Main Street – Chris Metinko “If learning how to save and master financial literacy is something people should learn young — the future may be bleak. A new study looking at what first-year college students know about finances shows most can only answer...

Why Financial Literacy Courses Often Flunk

Nerdwallet – Emily Starbuck Crone “As April – National Financial Literacy Month – comes to a close, some may puzzle over why so many Americans struggle when it comes to managing their money. After all, there are countless programs available to help them...

Proof That State-Mandated Financial Education Programs Work

The Huffington Post – Chris Mettler “There has been a long dispute over whether or not state-mandated financial education programs in high schools actually help improve financial literacy and overall financial health in adulthood. However, new research has...

Teach Your Child to Invest — At Seven Years Old

The Huffington Post – Miranda Marquit “One of the most important lessons you can teach your children is to invest. Last year, when my son was 11, I opened a custodial IRA on his behalf. A portion of my son’s earnings from working in my home business,...

Turning Diplomas Into Good Jobs: A Leading Site Just Got Bigger

Forbes – George Anders “Roberto Angulo founded AfterCollege in 1999, with the goal of helping recent graduates create online profiles that could help turn diplomas into good jobs. Breaking into the big time hasn’t been fast or easy — but his site just took...