As the first person in my family to attend college in the United States, right after completing high school in the Caribbean, navigating Federal financial aid that offered me a menu of mostly student loans, was very confusing.
After signing up for Perkins, subsidized and subsidized Stafford student loans, I
When I started on my own journey to pay off debt, save and invest, I binge read many personal finance books, and blogs by mostly American-born and breed experts.
Although the financial principles they shared were usually universal, there’s nothing like getting personal finance knowledge from people who share your … Read More
The CommonBond Social Impact Award, in partnership with Pencils of Promise, is offering a $10,000 cash prize to fund a top undergraduate entrepreneur, with a business idea that drives social good. Current college students are welcome to apply and will receive coaching on how to write a business plan, … Read More