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Posted May 06, 2014 by

Did Your College Recruiter Tell You This? Advice to Keep in Mind for College

As a prospective student, your college recruiter might not tell you everything to expect during your time in school.  So, check out some advice to keep in mind for college in the following post.

There are more benefits in getting a college degree. The increased earning potential, as well as the social and intellectual stimulation, is worthwhile. Continue reading this article for advice on succeeding at college.

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Posted November 26, 2013 by

What Business Owners Can Do to Plan Their Financial Outlook for 2014?

Kris Miller

Kris Miller, ChFEBS, CSA, LDA

Many small business owners lament that the past few years have been difficult financially. Yes, the recession hit hard and the recovery is going slowly. However, with the proper planning, any business can thrive no matter what the economic landscape.

Unfortunately, many small business owners are so busy putting out daily fires and just trying to stay afloat that they never take the time to plan. That’s a mistake! So if you’re ready to make 2014 your best year yet, here are the key financial planning items to focus on for both the short- and long-term. (more…)

Posted November 22, 2013 by

What Career and Degree Should You Choose?

With so many career opportunities available to choose from, it might be hard to decide on one if you don’t exactly know what your passion is.  In the following infographic, explore some potential career paths and some top graduate degrees. (more…)

Posted July 18, 2013 by

5 Sources for Paying Off Student Debt Once You Land an Entry Level Job

Once you have graduated from college, you may wondering how to pay off student debt once you land that entry level job.  The following post suggests five sources that may get you on the right track to becoming debt free.

Debt is everywhere. With the price of college rising, students and parents alike are forced to make hard choices about how to deal with effects of a college education. The price of college is not going down, and students everywhere are feeling the burden. Debt affects your personal finances, confidence and overall

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Crush College Debt: 5 Tools to Help You Find Financial Freedom

Posted June 24, 2013 by

Going Back to School? Consider an Online Degree

Ashley Dunlap

Ashley Dunlap

If you are considering going back to school, you should definitely take into consideration the benefits of earning a degree online. For those of you with children, as well as those of you who are already working professionals, online courses could be a smooth transition for you and fit in your lifestyle.

There are benefits on both sides of the table, but an online degree for returning students can outweigh traditional, on-campus education in certain circumstances. Continue reading for my top 4 list of benefits of an online degree. (more…)

Posted June 20, 2013 by

Top 4 Money Management Skills Every College Student Should Know

College is difficult financially for students, which is why you need basic money management skills to get through it with the least amount of debt possible. This includes learning how to budget, getting financial aid and loans, and understanding how interest works. Take a closer look at these top money management skills every college student should know. (more…)

Posted May 24, 2013 by

How to Pay for College and Avoid Expensive Loans

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Bag of money for college plan. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Most college students enter the workplace in debt, according to a report published by the Institute for College Access & Success. The report states that the average college student graduates owing $26,600. This debt can really put a damper on a person’s after-college plans. It means hitting the job marketplace right away and often accepting the first job, as opposed to your dream job. In order to keep costs down, it’s recommended that students find ways to pay for college as they’re taking classes. (more…)

Posted April 04, 2013 by

Veterans: How to Increase Your Chances of Landing a Civilian Job

The following post has tips for transitioning veterans in their searches for civilian jobs.

Recently discharged veterans often experience confusion and worry stemming from adjusting to family life and finding a job. Transitioning isn’t easy, and landing a career in the process can add to the stress. In the military, you can kick ass and take names, but putting that and your MOS on an application is not

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Posted January 04, 2013 by

3 Things to Do During Your Student Loan Grace Period

CollegeRecruiter.comHow can you prepare to pay back your student loans before they are due?  Here is some advice in the following post.

Your student loan grace period is a set amount of time after you graduate, leave school, or drop below half-time enrollment, but before you must begin repayment on your loan. The grace period gives you time to get financially settled and to select your repayment plan. Not all federal student loans have a grace period. Note that for many loans, interest will accrue during your grace period.

Here are three things you can do during your grace period to prepare for repayment:

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3 Things to Do During Your Student Loan Grace Period

Posted December 19, 2012 by

Top 50 Best Small And Medium Workplaces For Job Seekers

CollegeRecruiter.comIf you are looking for a place to work that is not overcrowded with people, check out the following post featuring a list of companies you might be interested in.

For some job seekers and professionals, a large corporate environment just isn’t what they’re looking for when it comes to company culture. Many job seekers and employees prefer small and medium workplaces, where they enjoy a more intimate company culture. For job seekers looking for this type of office environment, a new list provides the best small

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Top 50 Best Small And Medium Workplaces For Job Seekers