Category: Money

  • Working while in college can get you a bigger paycheck after graduation

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    By Christopher Thompson There’s good news for the many people who are in college and working too: they’re likely to pick up a larger paycheck after graduation than their peers who didn’t work. That’s the finding from a new study published by the Education and Employment Research Center at the Rutgers School of Management and […]

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  • Do You know What Benefit College Grads Look for at a New Job?

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    By Christopher Thompson The hottest workplace benefit for the newly-graduated set isn’t 401(k) matches or even student debt repayment. It’s health insurance. More than half of the people participating in a survey conducted by the American Institute of CPAs said medical coverage was a “top three workplace benefit.” The accounting association polled 547 adults in […]

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  • Students Are Showing Increasing Worry in How To Pay For College

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    Parents, of course, worry about paying for college. Increasingly, their children share that concern. Over the last decade, tuition and fees jumped 44% at four-year, private colleges and by 55% at public four-year schools. As a result, student debt has reached record proportions, with $1.6 trillion in loans outstanding. Now, high school students are more […]

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  • More and More American’s Say They are Worried About Money

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    Americans are feeling mostly good about their finances, according to data recently published by analytics firm Gallup. At the start of 2019, in fact, their optimism “reached levels not seen in more than 16 years,” Gallup found. Nearly 70% expected to be financially better off in a year. About 56% describe their current financial situation […]

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