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Why that summer job won't hurt your financial aid

Why that summer job won't hurt your financial aid

Finance
It's a pretty common question heard from college students who work during school or over the summer: "Will my income affect my eligibility for scholarships or aid?" For most students, the answer is no. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, the form that colleges and universities use to determine a student's need for financial aid, has protections in place for student earnings. For the 2018-19 school year, the amount a student can earn before it is counted as income is $ 6,570. To make more than that, a studen...
30 Summer Snacks Under 100 Calories

30 Summer Snacks Under 100 Calories

Health
Craving a hunger-busting snack stat? “As far as whole foods with great nutritional value and convenience go, you can’t really beat a hard-boiled egg,” says Horowitz. One egg has just 70 calories, plus plenty of B vitamins, vitamin D, and choline, a nutrient that helps support memory. And because eggs contain healthy fats and “high-quality” protein, they’ll help keep you full for longer, she adds. Let's block ads! (Why?) Nutrition - Health.com
How to make sure your summer vacation won't wreck your finances

How to make sure your summer vacation won't wreck your finances

Finance
With the school year winding down and warmer weather taking hold, it's that time of year when many people get serious about planning summer escapes.If you count yourself among those would-be vacationers and haven't set money aside for your getaway, there's a good chance you'll be trading those days of freedom for future pain. Even if you've set money aside, it can be easy to overspend on vacation if you don't do some advance legwork."If you plan to travel, you should have a plan to travel. It's that simple," said Alexander Joyce, CEO and president of ReJoyce Financial in Carmel, Indiana. "Take your time and really give thought to what you can afford. If you look at it emotionally, it will become a need instead of a want."In addition to booking your trip early to avoid potentially higher pr...
The 50 Best Summer Foods: A State-by-State Guide

The 50 Best Summer Foods: A State-by-State Guide

Health
Corn has been Iowa’s leading crop for 150 years, but most of that is field corn; the sweet stuff, which is full of phytonutrients and fiber, is sold locally at farmers’ markets and roadside stands. To get your fill, head to the West Point Sweet Corn Festival, where hot, buttered sweet corn is free. Trying to cut down on unhealthy saturated fats like butter? Whip up this party-perfect salad from Michael Armstrong of Bodega Negra in New York City: Toss the kernels from 2 grilled ears of corn with a glug of olive oil, a squeeze of lime juice, a pinch of sugar, 1 sliced scallion, 1 tbsp corn nuts, 11/4 tbsp queso fresco, and 1 thin-sliced red chile. Season with salt, transfer to a bowl, and top with another 11/4 tbsp of queso fresco; garnish with a lime wedge, chopped cilantro, and chopped min
Manchester City transfer report: Pep Guardiola wants £40m-rated Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl this summer

Manchester City transfer report: Pep Guardiola wants £40m-rated Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl this summer

Sports
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl is wanted by Man City boss Pep GuardiolaMonday, February 19, 2018Manchester City are plotting a move for Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl, but have been warned the 22-year-old will cost £40million.City are keen to find a long-term replacement for Yaya Toure this summer and believe Germany international Weigl can be their next midfield enforcer.According to the Daily Mirror, Pep Guardiola has send scouts to watch Weigl in action this season and is ready to swoop for the youngster when the transfer window opens.Weigl has impressed since joining Dortmund in 2015 from Munich 1860.Despite his tender age, the 22-year-old has made over 130 appearances in senior football and his performances for BVB have seen him promoted to the senior German