"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." -Eleanor Roosevelt

College Student to Hasbro: Thanks but No Thanks

July 8, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Entrepreneurs, Success

Tweet College Student to Hasbro: Thanks but No Thanks Why he turned down the toymaker’s offer of $500,000 By Peter Vanden Bos From Inc.com Last year, Sawyer Sparks, 23, turned down a $500,000 offer from Hasbro, maker of Play-Doh, to license his patented gluten-free modeling clay, called Soy-Yer Dough (that’s blueberry blue, above). Instead, Sparks […]

Video: College dropout turned entrepreneur

June 28, 2010 by  
Filed under Advice on Education, Blog, Education, Entrepreneurs

Tweet WordPress entrepreneur Matt Mullenweg says he loves being an entrepreneur instead of working for someone else, though he sometimes wishes he didn’t drop out of college.

11-year-old college graduate

June 24, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Education, Parenting, School Age

Tweet From HuffingtonPost.com Meet Moshe Kai Cavalin, the 11-year-old who just finished setting the bar impossibly high for college students everywhere. Not only did this youngster just graduate from college at the age of 11, but he did so with honors, holding down a 4.0 GPA, and his favorite subject is astrophysics. He is also an accomplished […]

Feature: Banking advice for college students

June 21, 2010 by  
Filed under Advice on Money, Blog, Money

Tweet Bankers can be Choosers: What college students need to know about choosing a bank By Kate Foley Money can be quite an intimidating prospect when a college student first fledges from the safety of mom and dad’s wallet. Food, gas and credit card bills must now come before the late-night pizza deliveries and weekend […]

College students discuss credit card basics

June 18, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Credit & Debt, Credit Basics

Tweet College students are often faced with many things they want or need but can’t afford. Many turn to credit cards to help pay for these, but oftentimes they don’t know what they are getting into financially. This video asks random college students about their understandings of credit basics. Some of their responses show that […]

Warren Buffett gives financial advice to Girl Scouts

Tweet Financial Guru Warren Buffett meets with an Omaha Girl Scout troupe at a local Dairy Queen to talk money. See what he has to say about college students and investing.