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4 Ways to Make Your Master's Education Worth Its Money

Going back to school is looking more attractive with a growing number of employers requiring a master's degree. Apparently, an undergraduate degree just isn't enough these days. But it's dangerous to assume that an advanced degree is a guaranteed...

`There's No Such Thing as Failure'

Wise words from Oprah, Melinda Gates, and other inspiring commencement speakers

Job Help for Older Alums

A few years have gone by since you last visited your college career center, practicing interview skills and combing through job listings.   OK, maybe it’s been longer than a few. No matter: Your alma mater could turn out to be a smart resource for...

Saving for Higher(-cost) Education

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You read a story about how you should start saving for college the minute your kid is born. You look at your baby, pooping in his onesie, and think, “Dang, I’m already late to the party!” And so you do…nothing....

Save for Our Future—or the Kids'?

Should Your Retirement Trump Your Kids’ College Fund?My oldest daughter is 10. She just started middle school (and reading young adult novels, and asking if she can wear dangly earrings).The future seems a lot closer than it used to be. Which...

Why Kids Should Chip in for College

When I was in high school, I worked as a waitress, slinging hot cakes and hash at my local IHOP. My plan: to drive off to college in a lightly-used red sports car. Then my father presented me with my college tuition bill. He asked me to pay the...

Should You Give Your Grad an Allowance?

Put yourself in the recent grad’s ballet flats: You’re 22, living with your parents after four years of freedom, stuck watching golf with Dad and trying to sneak in quietly at 2 A.M. after a night out. It's like high school all over again, but...

Does College Still Pay Off?

You’ve heard the horror stories: parents shelling out $30,000 only to watch their kid drop out of school, college grads with debt in the six figures and no job prospects. Is college still worth it? The average student now leaves college with...

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