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The Best Summer Internships are Found in the Winter

The Best Summer Internships are Found in the Winter

Another semester has come and gone and you’ve survived. Whether you are a senior coming up on your last hoorah or a freshman still getting the hang of things, your winter break is a much needed, much welcomed, few moments of rest. Don’t sleep too much and miss out on...

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How Parents Help and Hurt the Internship Search

How Parents Help and Hurt the Internship Search

In today’s competitive marketplace, internships are no longer optional for graduates who want to successfully transition from student to working professional. A pivotal role, parents can help and hurt in the internship search process. Even the most well meaning...

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Five Books for the Broke College Student

Five Books for the Broke College Student

Being a broke college student is not fun, but being broke after college could really suck. Don't bury your head too far in the sand and ignore that fact that your student loan debts are mounting with each semester. Before you graduate, educate your self on how to make...

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Five Reasons to Start an Internship Program Now

Five Reasons to Start an Internship Program Now

Many businesses, large, small or solo operations, toy with the idea of starting an internship program. Make no mistake, starting and running a successful internship program is a big committment, but one that pays you back in many ways (not all financial). If you have...

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How to Salvage Your Summer Internship

How to Salvage Your Summer Internship

You’ve reached the halfway point of your summer internship and it has pretty much sucked. If you are thinking about quitting, I have a few tips to help salvage your summer before it is too late. Even if you do have the internship of your dreams, do these things to...

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Looking for a Last-Minute Internship?

Looking for a Last-Minute Internship?

While finding a summer internship in late April or early May isn't the ideal way to go about it, you can still get out there and make it happen. In a recent article, Daniel Bortz interviewed me along with a few other experts to give you tips to make the last-minute...

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Free Tuition Has Me in a New York State of Mind

Free Tuition Has Me in a New York State of Mind

Recently New York state passed a law that will allow residents to attend a public college tuition free. Starting in the fall of 2018, the Excelsior Scholarship will give families that make $100,000 or less free tuition at a State University of New York (SUNY) or City...

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Avoid the $1.7 Trillion Student Loan Crisis

Avoid the $1.7 Trillion Student Loan Crisis

With planning and intentionality, you can avoid joinging the $1.7 trillion student loan debt crisis.  On average, the Class of 2019 graduated college with $28,950 in student loan debt. Everyone says, “just take out student loans” but then no one wants to talk about how to pay back tens of thousands of dollars.

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How and When to Check Your Credit Report

How and When to Check Your Credit Report

No matter where you are on your financial journey, it is important to know how and when to check your credit report. Your credit report is a complete collection of your credit history.  You are entitled to one free credit report from each other major reporting...

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Find Your Dream Career – The Money Jar

Find Your Dream Career – The Money Jar

Finding your dream career is hugely important for your happiness and your financial well-being. Take steps starting in high school to reach your goals. Check out my interview with The Money Jar, a podcast about kids, families and money. Listen Now  ...

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