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Beating the college debt trap : getting a degree without going broke, Alex Chediak

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Beating the college debt trap : getting a degree without going broke
Title
Beating the college debt trap
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getting a degree without going broke
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Alex Chediak
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eng
Summary
"Beating the College Debt Trap presents students with a better way to do college. The radically counter-cultural truth is that students don't have to be totally dependent on Mom, Dad, or Uncle Sam to get the most out of college. Graduation on a solid financial foundation is possible. But it will require intentionality, creativity, hard work, and a willingness to delay gratification. Chediak gets into the nitty-gritty of how to pay less for college, get meaningful work during college (while setting yourself up for success after college), , pay off any loans quickly, spend less, save more, and stay out of debt for good. He also unpacks how to transition from college into career, honor God while achieving financial independence, and use your finances to make a positive, eternally-significant difference in the lives of others. As a young engineering professor with an aptitude for finances and money management, Chediak has become particularly concerned with the financial health of students, especially in light of the ever-increasing costs of college. In Beating the College Debt Trap he helps do something about this problem. He engages, in a friendly manner, the "real world" financial issues that 17-25 year olds face, with clarity, practical help, lots of illustrations, and a little humor, while conveying a distinctly Christian perspective"--
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378.3/8
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no index present
LC call number
LB2342
LC item number
.C42 2015
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
Beating the college debt trap : getting a degree without going broke, Alex Chediak
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 206-223)
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Contents
Checklist for getting a degree without going broke -- Preface: Why this book? -- Introduction: Take ownership of your financial future -- Part 1: Examining assumptions : thinking realistically. Trap 1: Everyone must go to a four-year college : be true to how you're wired ; Trap 2: It's all just going to work out : understand why college is expensive, and take responsibility for how you pay for it -- Part 2: Making smart decisions : knowing your options. Trap 3: Spend a fortune on prestige (and other bad ideas) : let your head lead your heart ; Trap 4: Choose your major on a whim : know what you're getting into ; Trap 5: Student loans are always worth it : develop awareness and exercise foresight -- Part 3: Taking charge : earning and managing your money. Trap 6: I can't get meaningful work as a student : be creative and resourceful--you'll set yourself up for long-term success ; Trap 7: I can't control my expenses : if you don't, who will? -- Part 4: Keeping it going : succeeding after college. Trap 8: Finding a high-paying job will be a breeze : set yourself up for professional and financial success ; Trap 9: I've got a paycheck and can finally live it up! : live within your means while pursuing financial independence.-- Conclusion: Be free from student debt so you can live with impact
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22 cm
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223 pages
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9780310066989
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2015032324
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