John Schneider III and David Auten’s relationship has had a couple of financial “aha” moments. The first came when they were 1½ years into their relationship and realized they had $51,000 in credit card debt. The process of paying off those balances led them to want to share the financial lessons they learned with others.
Debbie Baker took out $35,000 in federal student loans while at the University of Tulsa in the 1990s, to become a music teacher in Oklahoma’s public schools. She didn’t know how she was going to make her monthly student loan payments on a new teacher’s salary, though. “I graduated and I got a bill for
The in-state tax break you get for opening that college savings plan may not be worthwhile if high plan costs are devouring your cash. More than 30 states, plus the District of Columbia, offer state tax breaks to residents for contributions to a 529 plan — the college savings account families use to save and
What’s the job outlook like these days? James Sagar, CEO of The Tailored Group, says he’s “recruiting like crazy right now.” The Atlanta-based event marketing company has openings for customer service representatives, sales representatives and marketing agents. Company officials recruit heavily in the summer to appeal to new college graduates, yet they say they are