[ The Money Side of Life™ ]


A Dangerous Double Standard?: Race-based scholarships

By on May 30th, 2011 • Equality, Race, Racism, scholarships, Life

In Texas, The Former Majority Association for Equality (FMAE) is offering scholarships to male applicants with at least a ¼ non-Hispanic white heritage. Uh…exsqueeze me?

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Student Votes & Taxed Scholarships

Should I register to vote in my hometown or my college town? Do I have to pay taxes on scholarship money?

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Free Money: Write winning scholarship applications

Unfortunately, scholarship committees don't just give away money. You have to work for it. That's why it's important to put a lot of effort into each scholarship application.

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Back To (Grad) School

By on January 8th, 2010 • back to school, College, Financial Aid, scholarships, School, Life

Going to (or back to) school is a great backup plan if you lose a job or are just looking for a change. I've been toying around with the idea of getting a Masters degree lately. I'm not entirely sure what I would study (law, psychology or library sciences are my current top three choices), or even if it's the right decision for me, but I like the idea.

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Working Woes

15.7 million people are unemployed in the United States, as of October of this year. It is sad to say that the number of unemployed is now nearly double the population of New York City.

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