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For Students of Color, Ivy League Schools Have a Long Way to Go

Freshman orientation at Harvard is a long process. Days of workshops bleed into each other as new students adjust to their first weeks on campus. One …

From Uber driver to venture capitalist

Jason Shuman Contributor<p>Jason Shuman is a venture capitalist at Corigin Ventures.<p><i>How did you get into venture capital? And why did you decide on that versus another startup?</i><p>These are two questions aspiring VCs often ask. While I usually hop on 15-30 minute calls with those looking to learn more, …

Making Finance Personal: Project-Based Learning for the Personal Finance Classroom

Project-based learning involves activities designed to interest and motivate students as they learn. Give your student the power to succeed …

Introduction to Project Based Learning (PBL) Process

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An Introduction to Project-Based Learning

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Five Keys to Rigorous Project-Based Learning

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Map your PBL project

Project-based learning is all the rage right now, and for good reason: It’s a surefire path to deep student engagement and learning. Check out ISTE's interactive slide deck to discover all you need to know to get started with PBL.

Project Based Learning: Teaching Students to Be Curators

<i>Every Classroom Matters Episode 191</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterWhat is the secret to effective …

Preparing Students for a Project-Based World

"Everybody's life feels like a series of projects," said Chris Gagnon, who oversees McKinsey's organizational health research. On a podcast about organizations Going From Fragile to Agile Chris talked about project-based organizations. He said projects are how leading organizations develop new …

How to Build an Emergency Fund

To quote the American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, "Into each life some rain must fall/Some days must be dark and dreary." To deal with those …

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The Best Strategies to Maximize Your 401(k) | Investopedia

If you are one of the 50 million or so Americans who possess a 401(k) plan, you get a quarterly account statement that is a positive miracle of …

Closed To New Accounts

What is 'Closed To New Accounts'<p>Closed to new accounts means an investment vehicle is no longer allowing new accounts to be added or opened.<p>BREAKING …

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Are You Ready to Rent?

Are you living with your family and thinking about moving into your first apartment? Or maybe you did live independently, got hit by the economy and …

Downshift To Simplify Your Life

Have you ever wanted to stroll while the other rats in the race pass you by? We live in a world consumed with consumption, but many people are …

Bad Credit

Personal Finance<p>A great starting point for learning what a credit score is, how it is calculated and why it is so important.<p>Personal Finance<p>It's …

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Easy Ways to Cut Rental Costs

The amount you spend on rent each month can have a significant impact on your overall financial picture. It's likely to be your highest monthly …

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6 Tips For Renting An Apartment

What you pay for your apartment and how fancy it is depends on your negotiation and deal-finding skills. However, before you negotiate anything, …

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26 Eating Habits Of People Living On A Tight Budget

Ramen, mac & cheese, and free office snacks. These are food necessities when you're eating on a serious budget.<p>We've all been there: You have a wild weekend of great fun (i.e. drinking, eating, not paying attention to your spending) and you wake up in a daze on Sunday. You decide to take a glance …

4 Tiny Ways to Save This Month

Experts share laid-back ways to rein in spending without feeling the pinch.<p>Bulk Up on Discounted Movie Tickets<p>Avoid ATM Fees (Without Going Out of …

Short Term Sacrifices Lead to Long Term Financial Health

Over at Get Rich Slowly, J.D. Roth shares a story of a reader who approached him asking what to do if you're broke, but couldn't suffer the idea of a …

How Much Is Too Much Student Loan Debt?

If there’s a question I’m asked over and over again by parents and students, it’s how much student loan debt is too much. This is a tricky question because there are so many factors: career path, budgeting capabilities, the happiness ingredient, and who foots the bill.<p>While I can’t say for certain …

What to do once you've finally paid off your debt

When Bianca Osbourne* went away to college, she had a lot of new experiences to acclimate to: living on her own, exploring a new city — and opening …

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Financial Planning In Your 40s | Retirement - Consumer Reports

It’s often said that life begins at 40. Certainly, seriously assessing the state of your financial health does. Life is no longer a dress rehearsal. …

How to Find Great Used-Car Deals - Consumer Reports News

Car shopping? Consider this: Most new vehicles lose almost half of their value in the first three years. Afterward, the drop in a car's value slows. …

Best computer discount programs for students - ConsumerReports.org

Being a student can be expensive, but it can also get you deals on computers and other electronics. Some discount programs are just for college …

How to Save for a House While Renting

If you’re currently renting, but want to someday buy a home, you know that saving up a down payment is an important first step. Unfortunately, …