To the Hard Worker Belongs the Spoils!

To the Hard Worker Belongs the Spoils!

Whether you like it or not, life isn’t fair. Eric Hoover lays this issue bare in a recent article in the NY Times, What Colleges Want in an Applicant (Everything). This same principal applies to many of the goals you set for yourself in life. If you want to “get in,”...
College Educates Your Taste Buds Too

College Educates Your Taste Buds Too

College is a hot topic. In recent years, pundits have debated whether students should attend college or skip it and start their own companies. The Thiel Fellowship, founded by tech entrepreneur Peter Thiel, offers students $100,000 to do just that. For students who...
Should You Go To College?

Should You Go To College?

HOW IMPORTANT IS A COLLEGE DEGREE? At the University of Baltimore 2016 Midyear Commencement, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen shared her thoughts about the importance of college: “Economists are not certain about many things. But we are quite certain that a college...
The Gift of College Savings

The Gift of College Savings

LOOKING FOR A GREAT GIFT? If you have friends or relations with young children, consider starting or contributing to a 529 College Savings Plan. It’s a great way to fund a future education and, let’s face it, really young children often enjoy the box and wrapping more...
College Savings 529 Plan

College Savings 529 Plan

How To Use A College Savings 529 Plan If you have a child or grandchild who will be heading to college soon, and you have set up and contributed to a 529 College Savings Plan, it’s almost time to tap into those funds. The reason many people start tucking money aside...
4 Money Tips for New Graduates

4 Money Tips for New Graduates

Money Tips For New Graduates (And Everyone) When I speak at a college or graduate school, my message is always the same: Today, this month, this year is your moment of maximum opportunity. Every day that ticks by is a day that is gone forever. If you have things you...
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