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Get College Financial Aid Tips at Mentor Library

Getting a college degree can be expensive—frighteningly, mind-numbingly expensive. As of 2015, the average, in-state public college costs more than $38,000 for tuition before you get a 4-year degree; and the average private school is nearly three times as expensive. That price tag is enough … Continue reading

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Getting money smart at Mentor Public Library

Most of our Money Smart Week programming is for adults, but you have to teach the youth too. Kids learned about saving and spending during a special program Monday evening. They also painted their own Robot Banks. (Sure, pigs are … Continue reading

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Get financial advice during Money Smart Week at Mentor Public Library

Some people, even adults, have no sense of what to do with their dollars. That’s why Mentor Public Library is hosting a series of programs designed to help people make smart financial decisions. It’s called Money Smart Week and it … Continue reading

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Learn about your credit score at Mentor Public Library

Your credit score is important. It can have an impact on finding employment, buying insurance, and purchasing or renting a home or car. It can affect college students who are looking for loans and prevent seniors from qualifying for a reverse mortgage … Continue reading

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Investment Basics: Where to Start

Even the least money savvy of us have a vague appreciation of investing. It seems like a good idea in the way that it would be better to eat more vegetables or learn a second language. But investing can be … Continue reading

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