Private Loans Vs. Home Equity Loans: Types of Loans for Students

Rising tuition costs and a difficult economic climate have made financing tuition a necessity for many American families. Many families either lost money that was being saved for college in the market or were forced to dip into that savings after taking an economic loss. These tough times have forced many families to resort to public and private financial aid to secure higher education. Continue reading

Free, Open Courses Gaining Traction Among American Universities

Forget about breaking the bank—the internet is a massive, untapped resource for learning compliments of Ivy League schools and other academic institutions. In fact, USA Today recently reported that “massive open online courses — MOOCs, for short — is a new way of teaching and learning that has taken higher education by storm in recent months. We have collected a list of videos that showcase the best. Here’s a list of 15 free, online open courses and lectures that are completely free and extremely informative: Continue reading