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NerdWallet: New college grads: do these 9 things before your first paycheck comes

Welcome to financial adulthood. To celebrate, put down the beer and follow these tips to kick off the milestone......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2019

NerdWallet: Before heading to college, learn these 6 things about student loans

Don’t just take student loans blindly. Here are some facts and advice for freshmen......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 18th, 2019

College grads: Here"s how to set yourself up for financial success

What you do with that first paycheck can set you up for lifelong financial success or put you on a path of money troubles......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 20th, 2018

7 things to know today and Orlando among best cities for college grads

Good morning, Orlando! A recent analysis of major U.S. cities found Orlando ranked high as a good place for college graduates. A SmartAsset study released this week put Orlando at No. 15 out of 108 based on affordability, access to jobs and fun,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 4th, 2018

New grads: Here are the top 5 places to invest

Ideally, your first paycheck will sprout your first investment account. Because while investing may not be top of mind right out of college, it should be: Even small amounts add up big over time.      &nb.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 9th, 2018

NerdWallet: The 10 best cities for new grads starting out

Not every city offers the same opportunities for newly-minted college grads who need to get a foothold in the working world......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2018

NerdWallet: 5 places for new grads to invest

If you can find money from your new paycheck to save and invest, here are 5 options, in a very particular order......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2018

Bill Gates is giving away free copies of one of the most important books he"s read to all college graduates — here"s how to get yours

AP Photo/Miguel Villagran Bill Gates is gifting all college grads one of his favorite books of the year, Hans Rosling's "Factfulness: Ten Reasons we're wrong about the world — and why things are better than you .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 5th, 2018

NerdWallet: How to retire in your 30s or 40s—even if you have kids

Meet two guys who did it, and how they handle things like health insurance and college savings......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 20th, 2018

The most bizarre things you can find at 10 colleges and universities

Lane Turner/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Some college campuses feature unusual sculptures and wacky traditions. Brown University's campus features a 23-foot sculpture of a blue teddy bear combined with a lamp shade. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2019

College planning recommendations to put on your agenda

Like many things in today’s world, the college admissions process has become a higher-stakes game, with students building their activity lists earlier, families starting college visits sooner, and some universities placing more emphasis on early-adm.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 15th, 2019

Livability: The top 10 college towns in the U.S. in 2019

From academics to job opportunities to fun things to do, these college towns come out on top......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 14th, 2019

Amazon Renewed sells refurbished, pre-owned, and open-box products that look and work like new — here are 13 standout deals for college students

Sony Managing your budget as a college student isn't easy. From laptops to office supplies, there are many things you have to buy in order to succeed in school.  Amazon Renewed sell.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 7th, 2019

NerdWallet: 4 ways to supplement your college financial aid

If your financial aid won’t cut it, here are some ways to get more money for school......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 1st, 2019

I loved college but don"t regret dropping out. Here are the 5 things I learned from not getting a degree.

Dotshock/Shutterstock I went to my dream colle.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 27th, 2019

NerdWallet: How to decipher the fine print on your credit card terms

There’s a few key things to watch for when scanning the terms of a credit card offer......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 26th, 2019

NerdWallet: This couple paid off $310,000 in 3 years, with a little help from sticky notes

They paid off mortgages and student loans by selling things, picking up side jobs and adding a roommate......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 24th, 2019

Billionaire Robert F. Smith"s $34 million gift to Morehouse grads includes parent loans

Billionaire Robert F. Smith and his family have donated $34 million to Morehouse College to pay off 2019 graduates' student loans .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 20th, 2019

NerdWallet: Relax—here’s 8 things that won’t hurt your credit

Experts put your fears to rest on the things consumers mistakenly think can hurt their credit scores......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 18th, 2019

NerdWallet: Forget gas and groceries—streaming services are the new trend in credit card rewards

More credit cards are offering cash back and points for things like Hulu, Netflix and Spotify......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 5th, 2019

NerdWallet: 3 things millennials are getting wrong about Social Security

You can’t blame them—for years, they’ve heard that Social Security is about to ‘run out of money’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 4th, 2019