UPDATE: A comment reminded me that you might not all know my status. I graduated college with an undergrad about 7 years ago, but I just started my masters degree in fall 2007. Now back to the story: I found out something interesting this weekend. … [Read more...] about The Government is Paying My Student Loan Interest!
There's been a bit of discussion lately about whether parents should pay for their kid's college education fully, just help or pay nothing at all. I'd like to point you to a few sites and then discuss my own opinion and experience. First, JLP and … [Read more...] about Paying for your kid’s college education
In a post last month, I hinted that I was working on other job opportunities while waiting to start my next contract with my current employer. I kept it secret because 1) My boss at the time knew about my site (but I doubt he reads it). My new … [Read more...] about Dreams of moving back to PA are shelved…for now
Juniata college, nestled in scenic central Pennsylvania, happens to be my wife's alma mater. You may have heard me talk about it recently, although I didn't mention it by name, when I gave out our year-end donation amounts. This time, though, Juniata … [Read more...] about First College to Guarantee 4 Year Graduation…With Free Tuition
Growing up and hearing my parents talk about cars, I always heard one thing: We're always going to have a car payment You can probably see where this is going already, but hear me out. From about 1984-1998, my parents leased a new vehicle every … [Read more...] about Do you always have to be in debt?
Yes, this semester is finally over. I took 6 credits (2 courses) in addition to working full time, and I have to say it was painful. I was still able to have time in the evenings, but mostly because I began to just ignore classwork, friends, my wife … [Read more...] about Fall 2007 Semester is Over! A bittersweet ending…