Looking like a million bucks doesn’t have to cost, well, a million bucks.
It’s a subject most of us don’t want to think about, along the lines of cavity fillings, colonoscopies and other such uncomfortable scenarios. But at one point or another in our lives, we need to face reality
You studied for more hours than you can count. You combed through countless textbooks, wrote dozens upon dozens of papers and survived finals week many times over. And thankfully, all that hard work has finally paid off, because here you are, celebrating your college graduation.
You put in your time and studied your heart out. At long last you’re finally gearing up to graduate. But instead of reveling in your significant accomplishment and getting excited for the next chapter in your life, you’re crunching numbers and stressing out over the cost of getting that diploma. What’s wrong with this picture?
As you start looking at venues, interviewing photographers and creating sample menus, you may quickly notice that your magical day can really add up money-wise.
Whether you’re currently looking for a job or want to increase your chances of finding one in the future, these days, a resume will only get you so far.
The average tuition and fees for full-time, in-state students at public four-year universities rose 2.9 percent from 2013–14 to 2014–15, according to the College Board report.
The great thing about traveling on your own or with friends is that you don’t have to worry about your parents calling the shots. When you go away without your folks, you won’t have to deal with mandatory sibling bonding or countless dorky family photo shoots along the way.
Regardless of how qualified you may be for the job, if you botch the interview, you’ll likely lose the chance of getting hired.
The stock market is complicated. Most people only invest through their 401k or IRA retirement plans. It takes a person obsessed with money, or at least numbers, to truly enjoy watching the stock market.