How to Earn a College Degree Faster and Cheaper than Everyone Else

The following is a guest post by Darren.  He loves to help people learn business skills that they can apply to better their lives. Check out his blog at Gain Business Skills and get free updates via his RSS feed.  If you want to submit a guest post you can get information here. Recently, I discovered a legitimate way you can earn a college degree faster and for less money than the average … [Read more...]

Student Loan Debt and the American Academic Obsession

Subtitle: When “Good Debt” Comes Back To Haunt Us Several months ago the Wall Street Journal reported: Americans owe some $826.5 billion in revolving credit, according to June 2010 figures from the Federal Reserve. [Most of revolving credit is credit-card debt]. Student loans outstanding today — both federal and private — total some $829.785 billion, according to Mark Kantrowitz, publisher of … [Read more...]

Bible Reading Plan 2011 | Free and Easy to Download

Confession time.  I’m behind on my 2010 Bible reading plan. Tsk. Tsk. To be honest, my trip to North America in the middle of the year threw me off my schedule.  I found it hard getting back in gear, and I’m officially about a month behind. Nevertheless, once I’m done reading the Bible this year, I do plan to rinse and repeat. Reasons to Do an Annual Bible Reading Plan Reading the Bible … [Read more...]

How to Graduate from College without Student Loan Debt

There is something called the ‘student loan myth’.  The student loan myth is the assumption that it is impossible to graduate from college without student loans.  Those who believe this myth think that if they are going to go to college, they MUST get student loans.  This type of default thinking is financially dangerous. The Danger of Default Thinking Default - a : a selection made usu. … [Read more...]

Can You Afford A Christian School?

The extra tuition costs and fees involved in sending children to a Christian elementary, high school, or college are a serious consideration for most families.  In fact, more than being a serious consideration, the ‘Christian school’ decision is often one that causes a lot of conflict in families.  Some families may have made the arrangements to save money for the cost of school, while … [Read more...]

What Every Teen Ought to Know About Part Time Work

Decide to work at least during the summer if not during the school year You will be in great shape if you get through college with a zero net worth. This would mean you don’t owe anything, but you don’t own anything either.  Even better would be if you made it out of school with no debt and owned (completely paid for) something like a car. Think of your financial life as if you were … [Read more...]

Avoid $13,160 in Interest Payments & Get a College Degree

Too many people are playing financial catch-up. They made a dumb mistake or several dumb mistakes that unintentionally put them years behind on their current financial goals. In this upcoming series will look at the things you (as a young adult) can decide now to avoid YEARS of financial regret. Here's the topics we'll cover: Decide you will pay for and save for as much for … [Read more...]