Education / College & University

  • Trade school or 4-year college? Ask yourself these questions

      

    Vocational school will save you big money over a 4-year college. But here are the questions to ask to see if it is right for you.

  • These students go to school just 4 days a week

      

    Students are heading back to school Thursday in one Georgia county -- and their class model is drawing a lot of attention. Chattooga County students have every Monday off for the...

  • Student lives in tent to avoid student loan debt!

      

    Let's be honest about it: Student loan debt is hurting the country. A big part of the problem is that 92% of all student loans are federal loans. So when those loans aren't paid, we get...

  • Millennials value college education more than older generations

      

    Millennials may be spending more for college and accumulating more debt than older generations, but the younger group still has a more positive outlook about higher education, according to a...

  • 13 things I learned about money In my 20s

      

    Like many people nearing the big 3-0, I’ve spent some time thinking (obsessing) about where I am in my life and what I want to accomplish going forward. While many of those thoughts have...

  • The danger of grandparents owning a 529 plan

      

    529 plans are the best way to save money tax-free and spend money tax-free on a child's college education. But these state-sponsored plans are now delivering an unexpected curveball that you...

  • National program provides a free education for military spouses

      

    Clark looks at the military spouse fellowship and how it's helping families around the world

  • Chipotle Offering Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Leave to Part-Timers

      

    By Kristina Webb of the Palm Beach Post Chipotle Mexican Grill just gave employees another reason to love working there — aside from occasional free food. Starting July 1, the company...

  • 5 Ways To Get a Great Paying Job With Minimal Education

      

    It has been so frustrating to me that at a time when pay checks are hollowing out and people are underemployed, there are 5 million jobs across the country going unfilled. Why? Because employers...

  • 5 Ways To Save Money on Your College Degree

      

    Getting a college degree doesn't have to break the bank. Here's a new way for you to cut the cost in half and still get the degree you want from a traditional 4-year college. First off...

  • He Turned Down All 8 Ivy League Schools for Good Reason

      

    In an age of runaway student loan debt, one high school senior has made the decision to skip prestigious Ivy League schools in favor of a free ride from a public university. A conscious...

  • Highest Paying 2-Year Degrees

      

    Two new reports provide ammunition to rebut the many complaints you hear these days that college isn't worth the cost. Check out these highest-paying 2-year degrees... Monster.com has a...

  • Student Loan Guide

      

    Do you need to borrow to fund college education for yourself or your child? I wrote this guide to tell you about my Clark Smart approach to student loans. If you already have student loans,...

  • Top 10 hot jobs and top 20 best-paying college majors!

      

    So many people have been unemployed or underemployed over the last 7 years. At a time when it seems the doors are closed, where is the opportunity? I've talked pretty extensively in the...

  • New ways to pay down your student loan debt

      

    Student loan debt is now nearly $1 trillion collectively for borrowers in the United States. Yet there could be help on the horizon if you have federal student loan debt.   Here's a...