paying for higher education

February 5, 2015

Entrepreneurs Need a Graduate Degree, Now More Than Ever Before

Access to information, networking and crowd funding is offering possibilities for entrepreneurship like we have never seen before in the brave world of start-ups. Great news for those with the wherewithal to break from the pack and build a business, but that also means that the competition is fiercer than ever before. While marketing reach has never had a longer arm, it’s also never had the amount of competition that entrepreneurs face today. In the days of our entrepreneur idols like Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg the things you needed to stand out above the rest were ambition, […]
January 19, 2015

5 Smart Student Loan Tips

A college education doesn’t come cheap and the cost of furthering your education with a graduate degree is often a large deterrent, even if it means advancing your career. According to a study conducted by the Wall Street Journal, students who seek higher degrees also obtain higher degrees of debt.  The study found that the average graduate debt acquired throughout a student’s education is $43,524. But for many the cost is worth the payoff, as often a higher education equals landing in a higher pay bracket. So how can you take out a loan for graduate school smartly? Since life is rarely […]