College is in full swing for many first-time college students and many more students are back after summer break to continue their education. One thing we all know by now is that financial education is likely not on their course list, so when it comes to parenting a college-aged student, there are ways to help […]
Do you have college age kids? Do you remember being a college-aged kid yourself? Chances are likely that you can relate to how financially unsavvy college-aged kids can be. There are outliers, but most college-aged kids know very little about personal finance, and end up making expensive mistakes. Some of you may relate to the freebies […]
Our oldest is a junior in high school, so we’re having a lot of conversations and thinking a lot about what happens next. This is the year (or so his school tells us) that decisions about colleges need to be made, that he needs to make plans for his future, that he needs to figure […]
College is expensive. There’s no doubt about that fact. Costs of a college education are rising each year, and the costs in no way reflect the income gains and inflation in the US. This chart from Center for American Progress shows the grim picture. image via Center for American Progress Since students and parents can’t […]
I am back in my college town/hometown today for work. It’s a lovely place to walk around on a beautiful Spring day.
It’s an odd feeling though. It’s been awhile, and things have really changed.