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  • Teens turn to crowdfunding for tuition

    Teens turn to crowdfunding for tuition
    Reality check: Over the last 30 years, the average cost of tuition and fees for four-year, private schools rose by 146 percent, according to the College Board. As students look for new, creative ways to meet the bottom line, crowdfunding has become a...
  • Enfield edition community news

    Enfield Badgers finish strong season ENFIELD - The Enfield Badgers (St. Bernard's JV girls' basketball team ) just completed an outstanding season. These girls played their hearts out. Champions in the Manchester League with an overall of 15-0, they...
  • East Hartford edition community news

    East Hartford Adult and Continuing Education awarded mini-grant EAST HARTFORD - East Hartford Adult and Continuing Education was recently awarded a $500 mini-grant from the East Hartford School Business Partnerships to host two "Community Reading and...
  • Money-smart kids: How you can help your adult kids save

    Moody's Analytics chief economist, Mark Zandi, made news recently when he reported that the millennial generation is the only age cohort with a negative savings rate. So, maybe it's time to offer advice on how young adults can boost their savings and what...
  • Waubonsee, East Aurora program can give students a jump on college

    Waubonsee, East Aurora program can give students a jump on college
    Juan Heredia and Alexis Carrera were among a group of East Aurora High School juniors who listened to a presentation last year about a new program that would let them take all their senior-year classes at Waubonsee Community College for both college and...
  • College 529 savings accounts make fine gifts - any time of year

    Chalk it up to New Year's resolutions. How else do you explain why the first quarter of the year is typically one of the biggest times for contributing to state-sponsored college savings plans known as 529s. In the first three months of 2010, 2011 and...
  • College football could be headed to an early-signing period

    College football could be headed to an early-signing period
    Defensive lineman Jacob Daniel made a verbal commitment to USC last May. Dominic Davis, a running back and receiver, committed in October. Like all high school seniors with football scholarship offers, they cannot sign national letters of intent until...
  • Corinthian students to get 40% cut in private loan debt

    Corinthian students to get 40% cut in private loan debt
    For years, government investigators have zeroed in on Corinthian Colleges Inc., a Santa Ana for-profit college operator accused of roping students into unmanageable debt by promising bright careers after graduation. As part of a deal Tuesday that...
  • Grading Obama's free-college plan: Front & Center

    Two years of college on Uncle Sam? To hear President Barack Obama tell it, boosting the nation's storehouse of college-educated talent would yield a bonanza for the nation's economy. His plan to provide two years of free community college could help 9...
  • One small attempt at tax reform illustrates the challenges ahead

    One small attempt at tax reform illustrates the challenges ahead
    Both the White House and new Republican leaders have mentioned tax reform as an area of possible progress in the new Congress, but the short life and unhappy fate of one small provision the Obama administration proposed shows why that talk is unlikely...
  • In earning college degrees, gap between rich and poor has grown, study finds

    In earning college degrees, gap between rich and poor has grown, study finds
    The education gap between rich and poor continues to grow, becoming a chasm of opportunity that often blocks the search for a better economic life, according to a report released Tuesday. The study, titled “Indicators of Higher Education Equity in...