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Zoe Jones

Zoe Jones is a charismatic, happy go lucky writer for College Life Today. She marches to the beat of her own drum. She’s a freelance graphic designer and cartoonist, running her business successfully in the New York Metro Area. She spends most of her time in coffee shops making new friends every day.

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Highest Paying Bachelors Degrees 2019-2020

By Zoe Jones / August 14, 2019

In order to get your foot in the door at most companies these days, you need a bachelors degree. Especially in the cases of high paying jobs, the U. S Bureau of Labor Statistics says workers with a bachelor’s degree typically earn 80% more than those with just a high school diploma. However, not all…

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3 Websites That Offer College Textbooks for Free

By Zoe Jones / August 2, 2019

So you’ve paid your tuition, dormitory fees and purchased a meal plan. You breathe a sigh of relief thinking that your college costs have finally come to an end. But just weeks before class starts you suddenly remember you need…. books. Textbooks can be shockingly expensive and once you’ve dished out money for every other…

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10 Ways To Pay Less For College

By Zoe Jones / July 11, 2019

It’s no surprise that college is expensive, but you can be savvy about tuition costs and SAVE money. You may be thinking “this is impossible”; however, by following these tips you may find yourself in a better financial situation when it comes to paying for your education! How can you pay less for college? Research…

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Understanding Student Loan Interest Rates

By Zoe Jones / June 20, 2019

When you are ready to borrow money in order to pay for college, you quickly learn that student loan interest rates are part of the deal. This means that you will be forced to pay more than the amount you originally borrowed. Why? Because both federal and private lenders charge interest. Who is the ‘lender’?…

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How To Pay Off Student Loans Fast

By Zoe Jones / May 30, 2019

Who wants to spend the rest of their lives paying off their loans from post-secondary? Nobody. The weight of paying off student loans can be a heavy burden. This could be the year that you finish repaying your student loans or get yourself into a better habit of repaying them faster. The question is, how…

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Financial Aid 101: What Is Financial Aid & How Does It Work?

By Zoe Jones / April 10, 2019

Post-secondary education can offer students career opportunities while simultaneously increasing their potential for higher incomes and greater job satisfaction, but this can be costly. As a result, many Americans struggle to cover the cost of attending college on their own. They need help. When you are ready to jump into the college experience, you should…

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Student Loan Repayment: Your Options

By Zoe Jones / April 1, 2019

Figuring out how to manage your student loan debt is a struggle that many college graduates face. More than seven million borrowers default, and millions more Americans find themselves unable to afford even the minimum monthly payment. Did you know there are options to help you pay off your student loans? While the burden of…

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Understanding Private Student Loans

By Zoe Jones / February 18, 2019

Student loan debt is a topic that can be tricky to navigate.  Like any loan, the expectation is that the borrower will regularly make payments on time. But, when you’re fresh out of college and job prospects are slim, this can be easier said than done. It’s important that you understand exactly what you’re getting…

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Why The Student Loan Bubble Won’t Burst

By Zoe Jones / January 30, 2019

While recent news of a booming economy and low unemployment might make it look like things are on the up and up, the financial outlook for today’s college students and recent graduates is still pretty bleak. These new developments haven’t lead to higher wages for graduates already struggling to pay down massive debt, let alone…

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Should You Refinance Your Student Loans?

By Zoe Jones / January 23, 2019

Student loans are growing and young Americans are drowning in a sea of debt exceeding $1 trillion. 18-29 year-olds find themselves borrowing money for their education and nearly 1 million student borrowers default payments each year, so most of that money is not being repaid. However, some student loan borrowers are seeing the benefits of…

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