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Why vocational education is critical for many young people

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February 11, 2019

In this high-tech era where a college degree is positioned as a necessity for success, vocational education is often overlooked. But experts say that a vocational education provides the right experience for many jobs that are currently vacant. Indeed, there are 30 million jobs nationwide that don’t...

How to find and apply for scholarships

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February 10, 2019

Savvy students and families know that scholarships can play an integral role in meeting college costs. To help students and families find and apply for scholarships, Sallie Mae, the nation’s saving, planning and paying for college company, is offering six tips: Get an early start. Apply for schola...

How families today are paying for college

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February 10, 2019

The way families pay for college is a good indicator of how much planning takes place before the first tuition bill arrives. A new study by Sallie Mae suggests that while families are feeling confident in their decision-making, nearly 40 percent do not have a plan to pay for college. Last year, family...

Tips to tackle 2019 with greater financial confidence

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January 8, 2019

Many Americans will start the New Year with specific goals or resolutions in mind. While resolutions are often broken where your finances are concerned, they don’t have to be. Use these tips to tackle 2019 with greater financial confidence. Set a specific goal. Setting goals for the year may...

Encinitas 19th best city in state for families, financial site finds

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October 18, 2015

Encinitas barely cracked the top 20 Best Cities for California Families in a recent study by WalletHub, a consumer financial information website. “Because it’s not all moonlight and roses everywhere in California — or in terms of particular factors such as public K-12 education and housing affordability...

Transcript to continue publishing in deal with Los Angeles firm

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August 30, 2015

The San Diego Daily Transcript, a daily business newspaper that has published for nearly 130 years, will continue to publish thanks to a recent deal with the Daily Journal Corp. of Los Angeles. Daily Journal purchased the Transcript’s name, masthead and other assets, according to an announcement...

San Diego Daily Transcript to close after century in business

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July 22, 2015

The San Diego Daily Transcript, a daily business newspaper that has published for nearly 130 years, announced July 22 that it will close operations on Sept. 1, when it publishes its last edition. Publisher Robert L. Loomis made the announcement on the publication's news site, San Diego Source, which will also cease operation in the months after the newspaper's c...

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