education

25 Ways to Make Yourself Smarter — Today!

It may take years to master a subject or skill, but that doesn't mean you can't learn something new in a hurry. Read on to learn more about... learning more!

10 Things You Didn’t Learn in College (but You Should Have)

It’s kind of ironic that most of us head to college hoping to get smarter and end up feeling so stupid. Here's what I wish I'd learned.

5 Ways to Make Money Selling to the Educational and Homeschool Markets

Do you posses a special talent, skill, or the ability to teach others? The homeschool and educational markets are booming, and there is money to be made!

9 Unexpected Benefits of Volunteering

When you help others, you help yourself, too — and often in unexpected ways. Discover ways to socialize, further your career, and more, all while giving back.

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.

6 Free Resources for Entrepreneurs to Watch and Learn

Watching videos online doesn't have to be a time waster.

Is Your Summer Internship Program Legal?

Unfortunately, summer interns aren't short-term, low-cost administrative assistants.

How to Succeed as an Online Student

If you’re considering online studies, don’t underestimate the workload, discipline, and communication skills needed to succeed. Here are tips on excelling as an online student.

Could Online Teaching Be For You?

It’s a new year and you need some supplementary income. Should you try online teaching? January 2010 makes the seventh year that I’ve been teaching online. It’s had its ups and dow

United World College: Study Abroad For Way Less Than You Think

Does your high school-aged child want something different? Are they smart, motivated, and looking for new challenges? They may find what they are looking for in the two-year United

Section 529 Plans

For parents interested in setting aside money towards college expenses for their children, a Section 529 account is one of the best ways to do so.

Federal Stafford Loans

The federal government has established a student loan program to enable more students to obtain a college education. They come in two forms: subsidized and unsubsidized.

Federal Perkins Loans

Where a Stafford Loan or Parent PLUS Loan is available to just about any college student, a Federal Perkins Loan is only available to students who can expect only a minimal level o

Parent PLUS Loans

Parents can take out low-interest loans in order to help their children pay for school. With a Parent PLUS loan, parents can borrow directly from the federal government and receive

Federal Student Loans

Depending on the type of help you need with paying for college, knowing the differences between government financial aid programs can make a big difference in finding a loan that r

40+ College Resources for Parents and Students

Preparing to send your child off to college is an exciting time, but can also be filled with stress and anxiety. Here are tips for parents and students.

College Financial Aid Options

By understanding the different types of financial aid available to college students, parents and students can determine the best types of aid for their situation.

UTMA/UGMA Custodial Accounts

Over the years, Uniform Transfers to Minors and Uniform Gifts to Minors custodial accounts (also known as UGMA and UTMA accounts) have become less popular than college savings opti

Series I and Series EE U.S. Savings Bonds

U.S. savings bonds can provide one of the simplest approaches to saving for college. When you cash them in to pay for your child's college expenses, you will be able to do so witho

Coverdell Education Savings Accounts

The Coverdell Education Savings Account (also known as the Coverdell ESA) is a college savings option that allows you to save money towards your child's college expenses with tax a