All posts tagged "money"

  • Features
    Learning about credit now, saves later

    By Meghan Breen — Credit scores can either open or close doors when preparing for life after college. Commonwealth Credit Union’s branch manager Glenn Griffin and financial service representative Emily Slone say students need to prepare by...

    • Posted September 25, 2017
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  • Film examines funding, public higher education on campuses

    By Elizabeth Money — The Speed Art Museum featured a screening of Steve Mim’s documentary, Starving the Beast, Aug. 24. The film aimed at revealing the disturbing attack being waged against public higher education. The film calls the situation one of...

    • Posted August 31, 2017
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  • Grawemeyer hall, U of L
    U of L’s draft budget brings costs, cuts

    By Kyeland Jackson — To Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter’s chagrin, U of L’s new budget brings a bigger price tag to students. U of L’s Board of Trustees reviewed the budget Thursday. The draft promises a...

    • Posted May 18, 2017
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  • Grawemeyer Hall, U of L
    U of L considers separating from its medical center

    By Kyeland Jackson — U of L could separate from its medical center, citing positive changes in dividing the two. Interim President Greg Postel proposed the separation in an April 26 board of trustees meeting. “Clinical enterprise...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Former U of L executives dodge federal prosecution

    By Kyeland Jackson — The U.S. attorneys office reportedly chose not to prosecute former U of L executives accused of misusing federal funds. First reported by the Courier-Journal, David Dunn, Priscilla Hancock and Russell Bessette learned of the federal...

    • Posted April 20, 2017
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  • Grawemeyer hall, U of L
    U of L suspends hiring freeze, pushes enrollment increase

    By Kyeland Jackson — Acting Provost Dale Billingsley said a hiring freeze, implemented after a $48 million budget deficit shook the university two weeks ago, was temporarily lifted. He also proposed growing the student population to 30,000 students,...

    • Posted March 3, 2017
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  • students, university of louisville, U of L
    Study: KY ranks fifth in student default rates

    By Kyeland Jackson — Many of the Commonwealth’s students cannot pay their loans, ranking Kentucky fifth in national student default rates. A new report by LendEDU details the findings, dividing student debt averages and percentages by states, districts...

    • Posted March 2, 2017
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  • Money graphic
    U of L seminar to teach students financial literacy

    By Jared Thomas– Students can learn about credit reports and budgeting in financial literacy seminars Jan. 25 and 26 in Ekstrom Library. The seminars will be run by Money Smart Week, a product of a partnership between...

    • Posted January 23, 2017
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  • Features
    How to get extra cash over break

    By Tristin Schifferdecker– As you start getting Facebook invitations to ugly Christmas sweater parties and group messages for gift exchanges, you soon start to realize how much you will be spending this holiday season. Here are a...

    • Posted December 19, 2016
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  • Financial Aid
    FAFSA deadline lurches forward

    By Kyeland Jackson — If you considered procrastinating financial aid applications, think again. Applications next year’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid applications jumped forward to Oct. 1, awarding federal aid months earlier than last year. Because financial aid works on a...

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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