The latest on charitable millennials and financial aid for school
Here are some favorite personal finance reads from around the web this week.
Looks like we’ve got work to do. Making the application process easier and educating students and parents are key to ensuring everyone gets the financial aid they need. My step-by-step guide to college financial aid is a good starting point.
This is funny—just this week, I wrote about generational differences when it comes to charitable giving! Here’s more on how millennials think about giving back, and what that might mean for nonprofits and other organizations.
As parents age, the roles can sometimes reverse when it comes to managing money. Taking over parts of your parent’s financial life can be a challenge—both logistically and emotionally. Here’s one woman’s honest experience.
Students who have to unexpectedly leave college—especially for reasons beyond their control—often are not aware of the hidden costs. If you drop out with over 40% of the term left, aid must be returned to the federal government. It’s a system that hurts low-income families the most.
Can Grandpa’s old watch help you save money? A super-interesting new study found that engaging with nostalgic items like family heirlooms could help improve financial behavior, prompting people to save more.
Craving more fresh financial finds? Here is the latest from BethKobliner.com.
The true story of how a first-time home buyer locked in a super-low mortgage rate by being, well, super-annoying. Persistence and tenacity pay off when it comes to buying a house!
I asked people from three different generations about the things they consider when they give to charity. The answers may surprise you!
The majority of kids believe Mom and Dad will front the whole bill for college, but the reality is that most parents can’t cover all the costs. Here’s how to have that tough, early conversation about tuition and student loans.
Family drama can be difficult, especially if it involves money. I talked to experts about what steps to take when your sibling—or another family member—stole from an ailing parent.
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