Unless you were born with a silver spoon in your mouth, finding the funds to pay for higher education has become one of life’s biggest challenges. The government offers a handful of scholarships, Pell Grants, and student loans to ease the burden, but the funds are rarely enough to cover all your costs, so you’re inevitably looking at some measure of debt.
Even if you’re lucky enough to have your school bills covered through scholarships, you also have your living costs to consider. Someone has to pay the rent and put food on your table. [Read more…]