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Rising student loan debt cause for worry

...guarantee after graduation, which could cause trouble making loan payments.Although his parents were willing to help finance college, Stevens said the cost he would rack up in debt still seemed insurmountable."I knew that they could only pay for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-01-31/rising-stud
University of South Carolina's Army ROTC one of the nation's fastest growing

...said they all came from military families and had relatives who urged them to take a look at ROTC as a way to finance college and serve their country."My dad is a command sergeant major in the Army," said Lopez-Acevedo, a junior sociology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-11-24/university-south-carolina
More than $20,000 donated to honor fallen Richmond County deputy

...firefighters injured or killed on the job.In the past, the club has worked with local departments to provide wheelchairs, finance college educations for children and give other forms of aid.In this case, the club decided to give $10,000 each to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-02-14/more-20000-donated-honor-fal
A long way from the cotton fields

...training director, 1976-79; executive vice president/chief marketing officer, 1979-91; associate professor of finance, College of Business Administration, Augusta State University, 1991-present CIVIC: Georgia Regional Transportation Authority...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2007-09-10/long-way-cot
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Investments can help out with paying for college

...ON TAP DURING THE LAST ACADEMIC YEAR FOR STUDENT FINANCIAL AID. Stafford loans are a popular way for students to finance college tuition. They are broken down into "subsidized" and "unsubsidized." Subsidized loans are based on financial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/30/bus_417220.shtml
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Boomers grapple with newfound time and money

...stage of life, said Chuck Underwood, a generational business consultant. For those parents who took out loans to finance college for their children, graduation may not bring immediate financial relief. But since many boomers saved aggressively...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/25/bus_385981.shtml
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Bond funds soar above stocks funds, attract investors

...Investors should coordinate the maturity dates on bonds with their financial goals. If the investment is to be used to finance college in a few years, a shorter maturity date is in order than if the fund is marked for retirement in the more distant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/15/bus_348664.shtml
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Mortgage refinancing heating up

...goals. "People want to get at that money (in their homes) to buy a car, eliminate other high-interest debt, finance college, things like that," Duncan said. But refinancing doesn't make sense in all cases. The traditional rule of thumb...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/19/bus_308328.shtml
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Proposals offer opportunities for people with a lot of money to save

...Bush's budget proposal includes new savings accounts that could revolutionize the way Americans save to buy homes, finance college educations for their children and fund retirement. It's too early to predict if the new accounts will pass Congress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/09/bus_375089.shtml
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