Private Loans Are Another Option For College Students (Guest Post by LendEDU)

Have you exhausted all of your scholarship, grant, and federal student loan options, but still need help paying for college? A private student loan may be right for you. You can compare interest rates, repayment terms, and eligibility requirements of the best private student loan companies below. Having a good credit score or a creditworthy… Read More

Factors To Consider When Refinancing Your Student Loans (Guest Post from LendEDU)

If you are eligible for a lower interest rate than what you are currently paying on your student loans, refinancing usually makes sense as long as you aren’t dependent on federal benefits such as income-driven repayment plans and student loan forgiveness. LendEDU provides free resources, including a calculator, to help students and young professionals determine… Read More

Paying Yourself First as a Small Business Owner (Guest Post by Careful Cents)

As technology grows and evolves, the workplace seems to be following suit.  While there are still many traditional jobs to be had, the popularity of small businesses, freelancers, digital nomads, and other non-traditional professions is truly on the rise.  As with any new job venture, though, there are often questions associated with the process and… Read More

Surveying America’s Millennial Homeowners (Guest Post by LendEDU)

Part one of LendEDU’s two-part millennial & mortgages study examined trends amongst current millennial homeowners, and found that this generation often pays for PMI, in addition to leaving little wiggle room to meet monthly mortgage payments. See the full survey results and observations here: Millennials & Mortgages. Read More

W!se Celebrates 20 Years of Impact

June 20, 2019 Working in Support of Education Celebrates 20 Years of Impact The leading educational nonprofit will celebrate with a gala at the historic New York Stock Exchange Honorees will include top executives from the NYSE, PwC US, BNY Mellon|Pershing and McGraw-Hill Education Media Contact: Mary Jo Rohrer; mjrohrer@wise-ny.org | 212-421-2700 June 20, 2019,… Read More

Working in Support of Education (W!se) Partners with Deutsche Bank for Hackathon

Media Contact: Mary Jo Rohrer | 212-421-2700 | mjrohrer@wise-ny.org Working in Support of Education (W!se) Partners with Deutsche Bank for Hackathon New York, NY, Working in Support of Education (W!se) is pleased to partner with Deutsche Bank on the development of a  mobile app primarily for students in W!se’s Financial Literacy Certification program. More than… Read More

Ally Financial Supports W!se Financial Literacy Program

Media Contact: Mary Jo Rohrer | 212-421-2700 | mjrohrer@wise-ny.org Ally Financial Supports W!se Financial Literacy Program New York, NY, – Working in Support of Education (W!se) is pleased to announce it has received a generous grant from Ally Financial for its Financial Literacy Certification Program in North Carolina. The Financial Literacy Certification program is central… Read More

Capital One Supports W!se Institute & Financial Literacy Program

Media Contact: Mary Jo Rohrer | 212-421-2700 | mjrohrer@wise-ny.org Capital One Supports W!se Institute & Financial Literacy Program New York, NY, – Working in Support of Education (W!se) is pleased to announce it has received a generous grant from Capital One bank to support diverse, economically disadvantaged students at the W!se Institute and through the… Read More

Rent vs Buy Prices in Every State (as reported by Digg.com)

According to experts, we should not spend more than 30% of our income on housing. However, for many people these days, that is an unrealistic expectation. Housing prices have been rising far faster than wages. And many people have been priced out of the neighborhoods that they have long called home. And it’s not just… Read More