Dog, Cat, Lizard: Insight Into Choosing Your First Pet

Dog, cat, lizard, bird, or hamster? Regardless of the pet, most pet parents would probably agree that owning a pet brings much joy. However, there are also a lot of responsibilities that go with bringing a pet into your home. If you are thinking of getting your first pet, you [...]

By |2018-08-27T10:10:18-08:00August 30th, 2018|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Dog, Cat, Lizard: Insight Into Choosing Your First Pet

What Is the Top Concern for Parents and Students About College?

What is the top concern for parents and students about college?  We have talked a lot about the student loan debt crisis. Just to refresh your memory, there is now $1.48 trillion in total student loan debt according to Student Loan Hero with 44.2 million Americans with student loan debt — [...]

By |2018-08-27T15:42:41-08:00August 28th, 2018|Student Loans|Comments Off on What Is the Top Concern for Parents and Students About College?

Changes to Keep Boston the Nation’s College Capital

Boston has long held a firm position as the most sought-after place for graduating high school seniors to attend college. Between Harvard and MIT, some of the brightest and creative minds are coming out of the programs offered at these institutions. Even though the city itself is rather small in [...]

By |2018-08-20T13:34:36-08:00August 21st, 2018|Student Loans|Comments Off on Changes to Keep Boston the Nation’s College Capital

Growing Your Own Herb Garden Can Be Fun, Cost-effective

Whether you are looking for fresh peppermint for your iced tea, oregano for spaghetti sauce, or rose petals for some great smelling potpourri, the best herb garden can be grown right at home. Imagine going out onto your terrace, balcony, or the garden you already have to pick out your [...]

By |2018-08-13T10:17:51-08:00August 16th, 2018|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Growing Your Own Herb Garden Can Be Fun, Cost-effective

How Geographic Location May Affect Access to College

Abigail Wozniak is an economics professor at Notre Dame. First appearing on EconoFact, a nonpartisan economics publication, she analyzed how geographic location could be a major barrier in going to college for those who do not live near an institution. There are many factors that contribute to this issue, which [...]

By |2018-08-13T14:19:08-08:00August 14th, 2018|Student Loans|Comments Off on How Geographic Location May Affect Access to College

Energy-Savings Ideas to Keep More Money in Your Pocket

Soon it will be autumn and cooler weather will be on its way which means you will be spending more time indoors. It also means you could be using more heat and/or more energy, which adds up to paying more in utility bills. But do not get too down as [...]

By |2018-08-05T11:53:22-08:00August 9th, 2018|Finance|Comments Off on Energy-Savings Ideas to Keep More Money in Your Pocket

Recent Report Finds Students Are Going Hungry

Did you know there is a recent report out that finds students are going hungry? The study conducted by Wisconsin Hope Lab entitled "Still Hungry and Homeless in College" released its report in April. It is the largest national survey of its kind and was aimed at analyzing “the basic needs [...]

By |2018-08-06T14:06:49-08:00August 7th, 2018|Student Loans|Comments Off on Recent Report Finds Students Are Going Hungry

Creating Your Own Personal Library at Home

If you don't have a lot furniture or money to buy new furnishings, there are some other ways you can decorate your home. Besides plants, books are a terrific way to add character and some substance to your personal space. In other words, create a private library at home that [...]

By |2018-07-28T15:45:07-08:00August 2nd, 2018|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Creating Your Own Personal Library at Home