Articles on Education & Training

Back to School: Saving on College Textbooks

Fancy meals. A weekend away. A new wardrobe. These are some of the things that can cost LESS than new college textbooks. Save with these tips.

Best Money Tips: The College Edition

Today, we are highlighting some awesome articles about finances in college!

Should You Wait to Go to College?

For many people, college is the immediate next step after high school. But sometimes, that's not the best decision to make.

3 Reasons Not to Save for Your Child's College Fund

It goes against common advice, but you might be better off not saving for your child's college education. Here's why.

10 Classes That Can Pay for Themselves

Want to learn something new — and invest in your future? From crafting to business, these great classes have the potential to pay for themselves.

Best Money Tips: Pay Off Student Loans Now

Today we found some fantastic articles on paying off student loans, personalizing your office space, and questions to ask before you quit your job.

Cancel Student Loans to Save — and Receive an Interest-Free 120-Day Loan

What's an easy way to have less debt? Return money you don't need. In federal loan lingo, it's called "canceling" your loan, and it can save you a lot.

Frugal Ways to Help Your Child Get the Best Education

Making sure your kids get the best education possible isn't always easy, but these resources can help you create a challenging curriculum on the cheap.

Best Money Tips: Best Gifts for College Grads

Today we found some awesome articles on the best gifts for college grads, budget-friendly room revamps, and financial rules that work and don't work.

How to Use a Computer More Efficiently

It may seem like there’s no way to reduce the amount of time you spend in front of the computer, but these tricks can speed things up.

Best Money Tips: Secrets to Paying for College

Today we found some awesome articles on secrets to paying for college, working from home do's and don'ts, and savings for every day of the week.

How to Save Money on College Applications

Everyone knows that college can be expensive — but just applying can be pricey as well. Learn how to cut down on costs.

Getting the Most Out of Free College-Planning Resources

Applying for colleges can be daunting for students and parents alike, but these free resources make the process much easier.

The Senior Resume for High School Students

Resumes aren't just useful for job seekers — they're also great for college-bound students. Learn (and why!) to build a resume for a high schooler.

Great Ways to Invest in Yourself

The best investment you can make has nothing to do with the stock market — learn how to increase your earning power by investing in yourself.

Is Taking Classes Online Right for You?

From one-off classes to certifications to full degrees, online classes can offer a lot of great flexibility...and a lot of headaches. Find out if they're right for you.

6 Ways to Get Paid to Learn

Lifelong learning is important, but you don't need to go back to school. Choose one of these six methods, and you can actually earn money while you learn.

Best Money Tips: 12 Things College Students Don't Need

Today we found some great articles on 12 things college students don't need, things to do when you retire, and how to get free flights.

The College Freshman Budget

College can be where you get your first taste of independence...including financial independence. Make sure you enjoy it without blowing all your cash.

Stay in School until the Job Market Improves?

For decades it's been a common strategy that's worked out pretty well. This time, it's not looking like such a good idea.