Category: Education

Apr 09

Is Your Debt, Your Fault?

The other day I overheard two women talking about debt on the train. Because I’m ridiculously nosy acutely attuned to conversations about money and debt, I couldn’t help but listen in on their conversation. The women appeared to be in their mid to late-twenties and were talking about student loan debt (something I knew all …

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Apr 04

Good things come to people who work hard

Everyone has heard that old saying, “good things come to those who wait.” I’d like to add my own twist to the saying. My saying would be “good things come to those who work hard?” Sometimes waiting makes sense, and there’s certainly value in, “putting in your dues” and waiting for the right opportunity to …

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Feb 24

Hey High Schools! Where’s My Financial Education?

Two weeks ago I wrote a post titled: Credit Cards, the good, the bad, the ugly. In the comments, I got a lot of feedback that schools (particularly colleges and universities) aren’t offering any sort of financial education for their students. While I completely agree that there really isn’t nearly enough financial literacy in our …

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Feb 12

Students & Credit Cards: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Some people say that credit cards are, “bad” and college administrators shouldn’t allow credit card companies to come on campus. Credit card companies are predatory and college students aren’t capable of making financially sound decisions at such a young age. After all, many college students are just 18-years-old, should they really be given access to …

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Jan 21

Online Courses That Can Give Your Resume a Facelift

The following post was written by guest author Rachel MacDonald. Rachel is an Edinburgh-based freelance writer who has worked as a copywriter for businesses from Lima to San Francisco. She specializes in travel, design, and education. I spent the summer after senior year of college sending out resume after resume, eventually feeling like I might …

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