(NewsUSA)A whopping 84 percent of parents surveyed said they'd "welcome" contributions to their 529 college savings accounts in lieu of other traditional presents, according to new data from Fidelity Investments. However, only 29 percent had actually asked for such assistance. What's holding parents back? Well, maybe they still believe in Santa - good luck with that - or maybe they haven't heard about programs like the free online one at Fidelity that lets friends and family easily chip in to lessen the burden. And quite a burden it is, given that the College Board's Trends in College Pricing 2017 listed the average total annual charges (tuition, fees, room and board) of a private four-year college at $50,900, an in-state public four-year college at $25,290, and an out-of-state public four-year college at $40,940. See full-sized image here. … [Read more...] about The Gift That Tops Parents’ Holiday Wish Lists May Surprise You
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MEGHAN Markle's half-sister has claimed the duchess lied about paying her own university fees. Bitter Samantha Markle claimed pregnant Meghan was "delusionally absurd" after the Duchess of Sussex told a crowd in Fiji she had used scholarships and financial aid programmes to pay her way through. The 37-year-old's sister hit out at the 37-year-old royal, saying it was instead their father who forked out the money for her education. Samantha Markle hit out at her famous sister, writing in a since deleted tweet: "Dad paid her college tuition! "She forgot the most important part of her speech and there are receipts to prove it. I love my sister but this is ridiculous. "You can't lie like this, Meg! Delusionally absurd!" Meghan Markle rushed out of Suva market by her security team in Fiji due to overcrowding In the speech, Meghan had told crowds: "As a university graduate, I know the personal feeling of pride and excitement that comes with attending university. "I am also fully aware of the … [Read more...] about Samantha Markle calls Meghan ‘delusionally absurd’ and accuses her of LYING over university tuition fees in Twitter rant
Samuel Stebbins 24/7 Wall Street Published 6:00 AM EDT Oct 13, 2018 According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 32 percent of American adults have a bachelor’s degree, the largest percentage on record. Currently, more than 19 million Americans are enrolled in an undergraduate college program -- and next year, millions more will join the ranks. There are thousands of four-year institutions across the country, and attracting prospective students can be a challenge. Sill, some schools have managed to distinguish themselves and are becoming increasingly popular among the college-bound. How people choose which colleges and universities to apply to varies. For many, attending the most prestigious and academically rigorous school is the most important -- if not the only -- consideration. For others, the decision hinges on the cost of tuition and the value of financial aid packages and scholarships. Distance from home and campus amenities are yet more variables that can make a … [Read more...] about College applications: 100 US universities attracting the most students
Samuel Stebbins 24/7 Wall Street Published 6:00 AM EDT Sep 18, 2018 Companies have a vested interest in keeping their employees happy. Studies show that employee satisfaction is linked to performance, which permeates through every aspect of a business and can mean the difference between success and failure. While employee satisfaction should be the cornerstone of every serious company’s business model, only a handful of businesses excel at maintaining high employee morale. Based on employee reviews posted on Glassdoor, an online platform for former and current employees to review companies, 24/7 Wall Street identified the best American companies to work for. Out of a universe of hundreds, only 18 large companies received a score of more than 4 out of 5 stars. In an interview with 24/7 Wall Street, Sarah Stoddard, community expert with Glassdoor, listed the factors that have the greatest impact on employee satisfaction. “Glassdoor research has found the top three … [Read more...] about Best companies to work for: Did your employer make Glassdoor’s list?
Member Center:Create Account|Log InManage Account|Log Out Home News Decision 2018 Podcasts Newsletter TV Radio Weather About LIFESTYLE TV11 TV8 Local 2 GNN i94-FM Isla63-AM Entertainment Money Home/Family Health Food Pets Tech Travel Beauty & Style Auto VideoBytes Press Releases Press Releases Grants enable college educations at GCC, Guam Trade Academy Posted: Jul 03, 2018 2:55 PM Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:55 PM EDTUpdated: Tuesday, July 3, 2018 12:55 AM EDTBy Carmen [email protected] Free college tuition? It's going to be reality for hundreds of high school students after two grants from the US Department of the Interior were awarded to the Lt. Governor's office. The grants totaling $1 million is for tuition-free college at the Guam Trades Academy and GCC. Lt. Governor Ray Tenorio and former Senator Tony Ada have been working on this project since August last year. The two are also running together to take over Adelup. The grants will allow it to … [Read more...] about Grants enable college educations at GCC, Guam Trade Academy