Is a college degree worth it? With outstanding student loan debt nearing $1.4 trillion, we dig into the numbers to find if a degree still pays off.
Choosing a major isn’t easy, and it’s one of the most important financial decisions you’ll make. Here are 9 things I wish I’d known before I picked a major.
With the cost of college and student loan debt at record levels, your kids need more from you than “follow your dreams.” Here’s the best college advice you can give them.
Moving to college means all kinds of new expenses. But, saving money at college doesn’t have to be difficult. You just have to know where to look.
So, you’ve made it through college. Congratulations! Now what? Graduating from college is an exciting and scary time. For most of your life, all you have known is the structured environment of the educational system. Get up, go to class, come home, study, go to sleep. You’ve likely never had to spend much time in […]
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.
Are you dreading the day that your kids leave home for college? Would you prefer that they live in your basement for eternity? When they’re looking for ways to help pay for their college education, make sure to give them some sage advice for ensuring college scholarship success. Here are some scholarship tips that can help your […]
Ah, college. I may be an old geezer now – well pushing middle age anyway – but I was once a young whippersnapper myself. Yes, there was a time in my life where all I worried about was going to class, partying, and girls – and not necessarily in that order. But, alas, I’m all grown-up […]
Normally, we here at Club Thrifty try to stay out of your political grill. However, with the third and final Presidential Debate of the 2012 election taking place tonight, we couldn’t pass up on this guest post by Jon Haver of paymystudentloans.com! So, we hope you enjoy our debate before the debate. If you are interested […]
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 […]