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  As a child or even teen, our parents help us define the balance in our lives.  But once we head off to school or out into the world of work, that balance becomes our responsibility.    Once upon a time our balance was structured around our need to eat, sleep and get our daily … Continue reading "Finding the Balance" Read More ›


For the first time since 2005, College Board is making changes with the SAT.  Well, actually, Educational Testing Services made the changes as offered through College Board.  But, all students and colleges really care about is the new format, expectations, and outcomes. The test goes into action spring 2016, so sophomores and freshmen get ready! … Continue reading Read More ›


As a teenager, we all dream about the moment we take ownership of our first vehicle.  We spend hours calculating how we can make it happen; the jobs we’ll do, counting the change or dollars, making those deposits and monitoring the savings account until the day we finally make that first purchase.  Making that purchase … Continue reading "Owning Your Future" Read More ›


Imagine how great it feels when you accomplish something you didn’t think you could.  Franklin Roosevelt said, ” Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.” The task of searching for colleges, making a choice of career paths or college majors, or even changing direction once you have gone down … Continue reading "Im Read More ›


I speak frequently about the ridiculous amount of student loan debt in our country. Not that there aren’t times and situations that they are warranted, but all too often they are a product of irresponsible choices.  Irresponsible meaning that students and families do not invest the time and effort into exploring options before they commit … Continue reading "Up 10%" Read More ›


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