Over 20 Mass. college executives make over $1 million

Top-level college executives are enjoying rising pay packages, often exceeding $1 million annually, even as students are facing ever-higher tuition rates and universities are being forced to cut programs and low-level staff, according to a new report, says the Huffington Post. Researchers with the Boston-based public-interest group Tellus Institute reviewed the most recent tax filings of the 20 most well-endowed private Massachusetts colleges and universities, including Harvard, MIT, Boston University, Boston College and Northeastern University. The study found the schools, which have a combined endowment surpassing $50 billion, had gaping pay disparities between high-level officials and rank-and-file employees…

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National College Savings month: 10 tips for college saving

Sallie Mae, the nation’s No. 1 financial services company specializing in education, encourages parents, grandparents and students to call a family savings summit during National College Savings Month this September. The company suggests dedicating time as a family to discuss educational goals and financial plans, MarketWatch reports.

“College ranks among the most significant financial decisions a family will make, often second only to the purchase of a home,” says Jeff Howkins, president, Sallie Mae’s Upromise Investments, the nation’s leading administrator of 529 college savings plans…

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National College Savings month: 10 tips for college saving

Sallie Mae, the nation’s No. 1 financial services company specializing in education, encourages parents, grandparents and students to call a family savings summit during National College Savings Month this September. The company suggests dedicating time as a family to discuss educational goals and financial plans, MarketWatch reports.

“College ranks among the most significant financial decisions a family will make, often second only to the purchase of a home,” says Jeff Howkins, president, Sallie Mae’s Upromise Investments, the nation’s leading administrator of 529 college savings plans…

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National College Savings month: 10 tips for college saving

Sallie Mae, the nation’s No. 1 financial services company specializing in education, encourages parents, grandparents and students to call a family savings summit during National College Savings Month this September. The company suggests dedicating time as a family to discuss educational goals and financial plans, MarketWatch reports.

“College ranks among the most significant financial decisions a family will make, often second only to the purchase of a home,” says Jeff Howkins, president, Sallie Mae’s Upromise Investments, the nation’s leading administrator of 529 college savings plans…

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