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Archive for the ‘College’ Category:

No Money for College? Consider Free Colleges

{ Posted on Jan 29 2011 by Marcus Alston }
Tuition at a 4-year private college is now at a record high of $109,000, not including room and board, fees and books.  Now add in high unemployment, low investment returns, and depressed real estate values.  Not a great recipe for trying ...Read More »

Andrew Luck Turns Down Millions – A Wise Financial Move?

{ Posted on Jan 10 2011 by Marcus Alston }
Andrew Luck recently announced that he has decided to return to college for his senior year next season instead of entering the 2011 NFL draft.  Many experts believe the Stanford University Quarterback would be the top NFL pick of ...Read More »

16 Money Saving Tips for College Students

{ Posted on Sep 14 2010 by Marcus Alston }
Whether you are a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior, here are some money saving tips that should help you stretch your budget and establish a strong financial start for a prosperous future and wealth creation. 1.  Make a budget and track ...Read More »

8 Financial Tips for High School Graduates

{ Posted on Jun 12 2010 by Marcus Alston }
My nephew recently graduated from Milton Academy on Friday and I attended the ceremony along with several other proud relatives.  Milton Academy is a prestigious prep-school in Milton, Massachusetts. These kids are some of the best and brightest young minds on ...Read More »

Ex-Student has $275,000 in College Debt

{ Posted on Jun 07 2010 by Marcus Alston }
I was so astounded by the clip I found in a blog post on TheDigeratiLife.com, about a student who incurred $275,000 in debt going to New York University (NYU) in New York City, that I had to turn my comment ...Read More »