All articles tagged: “Education”

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Service Year Alliance Connects Young People With Debt-Free Gap Year Opportunities to Build Skills

Service Year Alliance: Debt-Free Gap Years & Career Building

In a Nutshell: Service Year Alliance is an organization that connects young people to service opportunities across... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/23/21

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Emsi: Economic Models and Tools That Can Enhance the Value of College Tuition and Student Loans

Emsi Economic Models and Tools Can Enhance Student Loan ROI

In a Nutshell: The value of a college degree is largely based on the outcomes for students, including what job they... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/18/21

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Cirkled In: Reducing Student Debt by Helping Students Showcase Themselves for Scholarship Applications and More

Cirkled In: Student Portfolios Can Help With College

In a Nutshell: Cirkled In is a LinkedIn-inspired portfolio platform built for high school students that is secure,... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/20/21

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GradReports Helps Students Determine the ROI for College Degree Programs and Student Loans

GradReports Helps Students Compare Loans and Degrees

In a Nutshell: When students and their parents weigh colleges and degree programs, cost is often a significant... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/24/21

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Coding Bootcamps Such as Flatiron School Offer Valuable Tech Education to Boost College ROI and Help Students Reduce Debt

Coding Bootcamps Can Help Students Reduce Debt

In a Nutshell: Tech-oriented bootcamps are quietly reshaping education and training in the United States. The... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/21/21

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Free Resources: OverDrive’s Libby App Provides Convenient Access to Valuable Digital Library Books, Including Titles to Help Combat Debt

Managing Debt: Overdrive’s Libby App & Library Resources

In a Nutshell: Public libraries are no longer limited to connecting with readers solely based on the physical books... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 6/14/21

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Competency-Based Learning Offers Opportunities for Higher Earnings with Less Student Loan Debt

Competency-Based Learning Offers Education with Less Debt

In a Nutshell: Competency-based educational programs allow students to learn at their own pace, quickly prove... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/11/21

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Neighborhood Trust’s TrustPlus Helps Low-Income Workers Manage Debt and Finances

Neighborhood Trust Helps Workers Manage Debt and Finances

In a Nutshell: TrustPlus is a service of Neighborhood Trust financial partners that helps low-income workers make... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 6/9/21

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360 Degrees of Financial Literacy™ Resources Prepare Consumers to Manage Money and Debt

360 Degrees of Financial Literacy: Expert Resources on Debt

In a Nutshell: 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy is a program from the American Institute of Certified Public... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/2/21

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The Arc of San Diego Supports Special Needs Families and Helps Them Avoid Debt and Financial Hardship

Arc of San Diego Supports Special Needs Families

In a Nutshell: The Arc of San Diego provides and facilitates crucial services for special needs individuals, from... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/18/21

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The Outschool Online Learning Platform Offers Financial Assistance for Families Dealing with Debt

Outschool: Free Online Learning for Families Facing Debt

In a Nutshell: Access to quality education — and the technology necessary to receive it — is not equal in the U.S.... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/24/21

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Zogo Helps People Avoid Debt with Its Fun and Engaging Approach to Financial Education

Zogo Helps People Avoid Debt via Gamified Education

In a Nutshell: Financial literacy initiatives are often lacking in U.S. schools and households. And although an... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/19/21

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GreatSchools Helps Parents Position School-Age Students to Succeed and Limit Student Loan Debt

GreatSchools Can Help Limit Student Loan Debt

In a Nutshell: Parents want their children to succeed but often don’t know where to turn for information on how to... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/26/21

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The AFT Advocates on Behalf of Educators, Including Fair Wage and Debt Forgiveness Resources

AFT Advocates for Teachers, Including Debt Forgiveness

In a Nutshell: The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) is a union that works on behalf of not only public school... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/14/21

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Generation’s Free Career Training Bootcamp Can Help Workers Enhance Earnings and Eliminate Debt

Generation: Free Training for In-Demand Careers

In a Nutshell: Generation offers free job training bootcamps for people seeking to switch careers and achieve... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 11/5/20

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Simon Sez IT Tech Skills Courses Help Professionals Improve Career Prospects and Avoid Debt Cycles

Simon Sez IT: Tech Skills Improve Career Prospects

In a Nutshell: Simon Sez IT offers video-based instructional courses that help learners improve proficiency with... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/10/20

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Granite State College Virtual Programs Offer Affordable Degree Programs for Adult Learners in New Hampshire

Granite State College: Virtual Programs for Adult Learners

In a Nutshell: Granite State College curriculum benefits adult learners in New Hampshire through its affordable... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/2/20

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The Florida Literacy Coalition Provides Resources and Training to Help Adult Learners Improve Proficiency in Language, Health, and Finance

Florida Literacy Coalition: Adult Language and Finance Education

In a Nutshell: Education is a crucial component of personal and financial stability, but many adults in Florida... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/13/20

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“Making College Work” Co-Author Addresses Continuing Challenges in Higher Education for Disadvantaged Students

Book Addresses Disadvantaged Students & Higher Ed

In a Nutshell: College students from low socioeconomic backgrounds often face more challenges than the average... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 7/12/21

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Gift of College Allows Individuals and Employers to Play a Part in a Student’s Higher Education by Contributing to a Tax-Free Savings Plan

Gift of College Helps Students Fund Higher Education

In a Nutshell: Gift of College allows anyone to contribute to college savings plans and student loan accounts for... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/26/20

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TypeTastic: The Online Typing Tutor that Teaches Students Fluent Keyboard Skills through Games and Activities

TypeTastic: Teaching Typing via Games & Activities

In a Nutshell: Typing is an essential skill in today’s digital world. TypeTastic helps students from kindergarten... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 6/15/20

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Math for Love Seeks to Transform How Math is Taught and Learned with Resources Demonstrating the Joy Behind Numbers

Math for Love: Transforming How Math is Learned

In a Nutshell: Math strikes fear into the hearts of Americans across the country, but the husband-and-wife team of... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 5/28/20

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Coalition for College Offers Online Tools and Resources to Help Under-Resourced Students Enhance Their Applications and Future Career Prospects

Coalition for College Offers Tools for Students

In a Nutshell: Earning a college degree can be an important step toward financial security, but for under-resourced... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/1/20

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As a ‘Working College,’ Berea College Provides High-Quality Education to Low-Income Students at No Cost

Berea College: Tuition-Free Higher Education

In a Nutshell: Student loan debt is a major problem for many recent college graduates. But not for graduates of... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 4/30/20

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Empower Delivers Expert Financial Advice, Automated Savings, and High-Interest Checking in Its User-Friendly App

Empower: Expert Financial Advice & Banking in One App

In a Nutshell: A lack of financial literacy in the U.S. takes its toll on consumers in the form of high debt, low... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/10/20