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Giving to Students in Need

You may have seen our blog post about #GivingTuesday, which is a global invitation for everyone to give back to their communities in one way or another. In terms of Future Institute, you can give back by giving a college student a future in the following ways...

National Apprenticeship Week 2018

Happy National Apprenticeship Week! If you haven’t heard of this week-long celebration of apprenticeships, then you should look no further than this blog post. National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is a national event that is currently in its fourth year of existence as of November 12th through the 18th.

Budgeting Advice

Are you haunted by your bank accounts balances and credit card payments? Have you tried budgeting?...

Maximize Your Aid

College success doesn’t always mean earning good grades and attending classes. For some, it means having the money to pay for the costs associated with going to college: tuition, supplies, books, housing, etc. Essentially, you’re paying for a good education...

Diving into Debt

Because it’s October, it’s a good time to talk about the scary topic of student debt. If you’re a college student, you may not understand all the details about debt and how to avoid it. Fortunately, there are many articles and videos about debt that can help you figure out your financial future.

How to Budget in College

As a new college student you may have heard your parents or other adults talking about budgeting. To most people, the word “budget” can be just as scary as someone popping out and saying “boo!” on Halloween — especially if you don’t know where to start...

Your Financial Future

What does your financial future look like? Do you have loans and scholarships? Have you taken charge of your finances?

Planning for College Success Resources for First Generation Students

If you’re a first generation college student, you might be entering your college career entirely blind. You don’t know what to expect, you don’t know really what you’re supposed to be doing with your time, and you don’t have someone like a parent to guide you through the struggles of adjusting...

The College Survival Guide: Tips & Advice for Tackling College and Succeeding

Whether you’re an incoming freshman who has just started college courses or you’re already a few years into your degree, you know that college can be overwhelming and it involves adjusting to a completely different lifestyle than high school. You have to be organized, know your class schedule, study and do homework, stick to a budget, and factor in any clubs, sports, or groups into your busy life.
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