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Finance Tips for College Kids

Finance Tips for College Kids

College kids are gearing up to return to campus now that August is upon us. If you’ve ever interacted with a college student, you know the most common lament of the debt-ridden sleep-deprived youth: “I’m broke.” For students who carry a full...
The Case for Average Colleges

The Case for Average Colleges

As I’ve already written about, there’s no end to the discussions of crushing student loan debt that keep today’s young people struggling well into their 40s and 50s. The average price of college tuition has ballooned to over triple the price tag from the 1980s. The...
The Cost of Time Flexibility

The Cost of Time Flexibility

So much public discourse surrounds the “gender wage gap,” or the national average of a woman’s income compared against that of a man. Many tout the statistic that women make seventy seven cents for every dollar a man makes. From big-name celebrities to former...
Apps for Investing

Apps for Investing

In an age of increased connectedness, various apps and websites have worked hard to cut out middlemen out of the way and give more power to the average individual. The world of investing is not immune from this trend, and apps aimed at novice investors have...
Great Books on Big Data

Great Books on Big Data

Everything is boiling down to big data and what to do with it these days. On the one hand, there’s data collection, from the polls we take voluntarily to the information we just give away on our phones and social media accounts about our locations, preferences, and...
The Deal with College Endowments

The Deal with College Endowments

In a scathing twitter storm, Malcolm Gladwell renewed public interest in how college endowments work and just how vast they are. In 2015, Gladwell publicly responded to news that Yale had received even more funds to add to its bloated endowment by firing off tweet...