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Archive for July 2019

Ways to Save for Retirement Without a 401(k) or IRA

BY INVESTOPEDIA    Updated Jul 28, 2019  TABLE OF CONTENTS  CLOSE Brokerage Accounts Tax-Deferred Annuities Real Estate Investment Small Business Investment Saving for retirement is often one of the largest financial objectives individuals face. While there are various schools of thought on the total amount necessary to live comfortably during retirement, the majority of advisers, planners and…

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The student debt crisis has hit black students especially hard. Here’s how

Annie Nova | @AnnieReporter Published 11 Hours Ago from CNBC.com The student debt crisis has hit black borrowers especially hard. “There’s structural discrimination,” said Julia Barnard, a student debt expert at the Center for Responsible Lending. “It’s a larger civil rights issue.” When Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren earlier this week unveiled the details of her bill to cancel…

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Bill targets food insecurity at community colleges

by Big 6 Big Time Staff A House bill introduced Thursday would create a pilot program that would provide grants to community colleges so they can offer free meals to students who need them. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-California) introduced the Food for Thought Act to help curb hunger among community college students, an issue that along with housing insecurity…

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Developing a self-care plan

by James A. Osborne A self-care plan can help you enhance your health and wellbeing, manage your stress, and maintain professionalism as a worker with young people. Learn to identify activities and practices that support your wellbeing as a professional and help you to sustain positive self-care in the long-term. This will help you to:…

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TIPS ON FINANCIAL AID FOR PART-TIME MBAS

by College Coach finance expert and former Babson College financial aid officer, Michelle Clifton to the Big 6 Big Time & Fortuna Blogs. The harsh reality is that scholarships and grants for part-time MBA students are limited. Many institutions who award scholarships to part-time students offer small awards, and they may not be renewed after the first…

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27 Student Loan Terms All Students and Parents Should Know

by Matthew Frankel, CFP, The Motley Fool & contributor to Big 6 Big Time Don’t start the financial aid process until you’ve read this list. Image credit & source: Getty Images If you’re new to the student loan process, the terminology can be confusing. To make things easier, here’s a list of student loan terms…

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How Going Cash-Only Helped This 23-Year-Old Pay Off $20,000 in Debt in One Year Published Thu, Jul 11 2019 2:24 PM EDT by Sofia Pitt

Sofia Pitt @SOFIA_PITT Paying with paper instead of plastic helped Kristy Epperson eliminate $20,000 in student loan and car loan debt in just one year. After earning her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Wright State University in 2017, Epperson owed about $16,000 in student loans from multiple borrowers with interest rates of between 3.6%-6.8%. She also had…

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Four accounts that will help you ease the pain of paying for college

by AJ Horch a columnist & news associate for CNBC KEY POINTS U.S. student loan debt is above $1.5 trillion. Savings and investment accounts, taxable and tax-free, are good ways to fund college costs Students at the final commencement ceremony for Mount Ida College on May 12, 2018. Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images…

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