Aspiring engineers might want to consider Florida’s public universities for their education.
The state is considering a three-year tuition freeze for students studying engineering and other “strategic areas” such as science, technology and health care, even as prices for other majors could rise.
It's college decision season, a time when students across the country watch their email with bated breath, waiting for the electronic harbinger that will inform them that (hopefully, thick) envelopes are on the way.
It is common knowledge by now that the US has a student loan problem. Specifically, a subprime-sized, student loan default problem, which as was reported last year, has now surpassed a 23% default rate at "for profit" institutions. Yet as all statistical measures, this one too deals in means and medians: very boring, impersonal metrics.
While watching the myriad of college bowl games this holiday season, many of them between teams that have no business being in bowl games at all, please step back and ponder who the winners and losers of this system are.
My high-school friend David Wise takes a critical look at college football in a Real Clear Sports article proclaims it's Time for Colleges to Rein In Football
401(k), IRAs and 403(b) retirement accounts are a very smart way to invest in your future. The tax deferral is a huge benefit. And with Roth IRAs and Roth 401(k)s you can even get tax exempt distributions when you retire – which is a huge benefit. Especially if you don’t retire before the bill for all the delayed taxes of the last 20 years starts to be paid.