Month: May 2016

May
17

Provided by: Jon McGraw

Happy Buttonwood Agreement Day!

Buttonwood History As early as the mid 1700’s, our nation’s financial traders could be found in action on the streets of lower Manhattan. It was during these years brokers, merchants and auctioneers bought and sold to one another in offices, coffee houses, and marketplaces all over town. In the 1790’s, speculative excess, combined with the…

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May
06

Provided by: Jon McGraw

Too Wealthy for Financial Aid? How to Make Higher Education Affordable

Higher education is a commitment—not just of time but money. And increasingly, universities are demanding a larger financial commitment. According to the College Board, the average tuition for a public four-year college is $9,139 for in-state students and $22,958 for out-of-state students. For private colleges, the average is $31,231. That’s per year. Financial aid is…

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