During the President’s recent State of the Union address this week, he proposed sweeping reforms of nearly everything from government spending to the tax code to higher education. Not surprisingly, he also released details on a program that would offer free community college for all – or at least some of us. Here’s what he said:
Hello, Thriftaholics! As you probably know, Holly and I went to New Orleans last weekend for the nerd convention that we call FinCon. It was freakin’ AMAZING! Not only did we get to hang out with a bunch of our best friends from all around the internet, we actually learned a lot too.
Please enjoy this post from Shannon at Financially Blonde. I will be back in full force tomorrow, I promise! Three years ago, I decided to finally make a commitment to losing the 50 pounds I had gained after having my son. I figured that once he turned five, I couldn’t call it “baby weight” anymore, […]
Yesterday, I shared on Get Rich Slowly about how Greg and I plan to pay for the majority of our children’s college education. In case you don’t want to read the whole post, I’ll share the gist of here: Basically, we’re saving small amounts monthly and lumping all of their birthday and Christmas money into their respective […]
My daughter started kindergarten last week and we’re still getting settled into our new routine. Before school started, everyone was out the door at 7:30 and I didn’t pick everyone up until 5:15. Now Greg takes Vivian to daycare at around 7:30 and Lydia stays behind to catch the bus at 8:15. And instead of me picking […]
Earlier this week, Greg wrote a post asking how much input parents should have in their child’s choice of major if they are paying for their college education. Should a parent push toward programs that are in high demand, such as a degree in information systems? Or, should parents simply let their children follow their […]