The Constant and Elusive Endeavor of Financial Security

There were no more clear demarcations indicating when work, checking emails and working on assignments ended and when sleep, time-off and relaxing began. It should be less about being the most successful kid on the block or the most famous alumnus and a little bit more about happiness, contentment and internal parameters.

Credit Union or Bank?

Bank or Credit Union? Banks are not the only financial institutions that help your money grow; enter the credit union.  If you haven't heard of a credit union it may offer different services and experiences that you may need. Both banks and credit unions are federally insured. Banks are insured by the FDIC and federally … Continue reading Credit Union or Bank?

Funding Your Future: Apply for the Carl’s Junior Scholarship TODAY and save yourself from future college DEBT!

Funding Your Future is a General Intelligence article series focused on connecting high-achieving high-school seniors with large, fall deadline scholarships. This week, the series will be focusing on the Carl’s Junior Scholarship. Make sure to keep reading until the end to hear from Giao Nguyen, a 2020 recipient, and to learn some of her personal tips for future applicants!

Funding Your Future: Apply for the Horatio Alger Association Scholarship today to win FREE MONEY for college!

Funding Your Future is a General Intelligence article series intended to introduce high achieving rising high-school seniors to large, fall-deadline scholarships. This week, Funding Your Future will highlight the Horatio Alger Association scholarship and the many benefits that it could provide future recipients. Make sure to continue reading until the end to see student perspective and advice from Nicholas Rutherford and Josue Herrera Rivera, two recent recipients of the scholarship.

Funding Your Future: Become a Comcast Scholarship Winner TODAY and Earn FREE MONEY FOR COLLEGE to AVOID student loan debt!

Funding Your Future is a General Intelligence series designed to bring large, fall-deadline scholarships to the attention of capable and outstanding rising high-school seniors. This week, the series will focus on the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship program. Make sure to stay reading until the end to learn more about the scholarship program from a student perspective!

Funding Your Future: Apply for the Dell Scholarship and earn FREE money and other support to AVOID student debt

Through the series Funding Your Future, I hope to be able to educate rising high-school seniors on the plethora of financial aid and scholarship opportunities available to students of all kinds. This week, the series will focus on the Dell Scholars program. Along with a general outline of the scholarship, there will also be student interviews from Shantelle Bailey and Taylor Larson near the end to showcase a student perspective and highlight the values of the Dell Scholars program.

Work Study: Campus Jobs and Where to Find Them

Work-study is a federally-funded program that encourages students to pursue a part-time job while completing their studies at a university. These funds are awarded through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) program, and the amount awarded varies based on when you complete the application, your financial need, and the funding level of the school you are attending.

Applying Your Business Acumen

You don't have to be majoring in a business degree to necessitate learning to foster your business acumen. Business acumen has broad applications in group projects, organizations and even socially. Recognizing and remediating your weaknesses in terms of your business acumen can help you maximize your team's efficiency, organize your organization and more.