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Blog Profile / Frugal Dad


URL :http://www.frugaldad.com/
Filed Under:Business & Finance / Personal Finance
Posts on Regator:640
Posts / Week:3.9
Archived Since:March 8, 2011

Blog Post Archive

These Libraries Elevate the Studying Experience

Often times, the library on campus is a dark, windowless building filled with rows of dusty, little-touched books. Quiet, institutional,… READ MORE The post These Libraries Elevate the Studying Experience appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.

Higher Ed Driven By New Mix of Catalysts

As the discussions over higher ed in the U.S. grow louder and more multi-faceted, one thing becoming increasingly clear is… READ MORE The post Higher Ed Driven By New Mix of Catalysts appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.

Student Loans Put Brakes on Economy

American students are well over $1 trillion in debt, and it’s starting to hurt everyone, economists say. Across the country,… READ MORE The post Student Loans Put Brakes on Economy appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.

Finishing College In Three Years Can Save Students Thousands

In response to growing concern over student debt and rising college expenses — yet under pressure — to maintain academic… READ MORE The post Finishing College In Three Years Can Save Students Thousands appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.

College Is More Than A Career Stepping Stone

A couple days ago, we posted a piece hear that looked at the value of a college education from an… READ MORE The post College Is More Than A Career Stepping Stone appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.

Financial Literacy Game App Could Help Students Avoid Debt

We are working on a cool project that we believe your readers will find interesting. It is a new, innovative… READ MORE The post Financial Literacy Game App Could Help Students Avoid Debt appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.

Is College a Waste of Time and Money?

There is no simple answer to the question “Is college worth it?” Some degrees pay for themselves; others don’t. American… READ MORE The post Is College a Waste of Time and Money? appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.

Vice President Announces Program Offering College Credit for Apprenticeships

This week, the Obama administration announced s couple of2 new initiatives aimed at better training students for “in-demand jobs of… READ MORE The post Vice President Announces Program Offering College Credit for Apprenticeships appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.

Prestigious Schools Push to Enroll Low-Income Students

Many highly selective colleges are in search of “High Achieving, Low Income’ students (HALI). Usually, these smart scholars are in… READ MORE The post Prestigious Schools Push to Enroll Low-Income Students appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.

New Proposal for Student Loan Repayment Plans

Higher Education Advocates Propose Student Loan Repayment Plan Federal student loan borrowers would pay their loans based on their income… READ MORE The post New Proposal for Student Loan Repayment Plans appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.

With Increased College Competition, A Thought On Decreasing Rejection

I hate this time of year. Not because we are in the middle of a very difficult school budget season… READ MORE The post With Increased College Competition, A Thought On Decreasing Rejection appeared first on Affordable Schools Onlin...

Lousiana Paves Way For Education-Business-Government Synergy

Gov. Bobby Jindal’s plan to create a $40 million incentive fund to direct dollars to high-demand programs that will fill… READ MORE The post Lousiana Paves Way For Education-Business-Government Synergy appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.

Elite Colleges Don’t Necessarily Break Your Bank

So you’re a high school senior getting ready to make that all-important college choice. You want a great education and… READ MORE The post Elite Colleges Don’t Necessarily Break Your Bank appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.

Private Loan Disclosures At Center of ‘Know Before You Owe’ Bill

With many incoming college students unable to afford rising tuition costs, and low-cost federal loans only providing some assistance, private… READ MORE The post Private Loan Disclosures At Center of ‘Know Before You Owe’ Bill appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.

Community Colleges Forge Non-Tuition Revenue Streams

As state funding for public colleges shrinks, community colleges are continually looking for ways to keep budgets afloat while remaining… READ MORE The post Community Colleges Forge Non-Tuition Revenue Streams appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.

New Bill Would Make Pell Grants A Mandatory Budget Item

Senators Mazie Hirono, Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse have introduced a bill that would make the Pell Grant a mandatory… READ MORE The post New Bill Would Make Pell Grants A Mandatory Budget Item appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.

New Program Seeks to Reimagine College Life

I’ve written quite a bit about students’ lack of preparation for both college and the job world. College-level educators complain… READ MORE The post New Program Seeks to Reimagine College Life appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.

Law Schools Finesse Employment Data to Boost Rank

When students go to law school, they make a bunch of calculations. A big one is cost: top schools charge… READ MORE The post Law Schools Finesse Employment Data to Boost Rank appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.

Digital Badges Over Degrees?

These days, skills are increasingly valued over education, employers complain that college grads are unprepared for the real world and… READ MORE The post Digital Badges Over Degrees? appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.

Likely 2016 Rivals: Higher Ed Less Accessible

JStone / Shutterstock.com Hillary Rodham Clinton and Jeb Bush, from opposing political parties, are likely the leading potential presidential candidates… READ MORE The post Likely 2016 Rivals: Higher Ed Less Accessible appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.

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