Education

Renting Textbooks Online with eCampus

Buying Textbooks Can Drain a Student’s Wallet One of my least favorite things about college was visiting the campus bookstore at the beginning of every semester. To save on money I asked professors if I could get a previous edition. Sometimes it didn’t matter that I was one edition behind the class – the book […]

The Financial and Academic Benefits of Online Classes

We’re all scared of being alone in the world or having to figure things out for ourselves. We seek guidance everywhere we go, including: school, shopping, finances, personal advice etc. Heck, the reason why you’re reading this blog is to seek guidance in your financial situation from someone who has been there before and knows what they are talking about. […]

Hidden School Costs to Budget For

Public school is “…maintained at public expense for the education of the children of a community or district and that constitutes a part of a system of free public education commonly including primary and secondary schools” according to the dictionary. That sounds great, but if the schools are free why are parents paying so many […]

Student Loans: Necessary for a College Degree?

How much does college tuition cost? Without considering the cost of room and board, here are some average tuition costs. Public four-year colleges charge, on average, $7,020 per year in tuition and fees for students who live in their state. The average surcharge for full-time out-of-state students at these institutions is $11,528. Private four-year colleges […]