This post was too funny to not write about! One of the most common arguments (or discussions) we’ve heard again and again is that years from now you likely won’t remember most of what your professors taught you, but you will remember the memories you had with friends, fraternity brothers, and sorority sisters.
So whan it comes to isoteric courses, what are the takeaways you’ll get from them? Will algabra, trigonometry or discreet mathematics be that useful to you if you don’t go into accounting, banking, or engineering?
For those who do need to brush up on skills, either for your job, a professional test, or a graduate school test, we’d recommend these two web sites, Khan Academy and Coursera (Coursera recently launched). Both are free resources that allow you to learn at your own pace.
Let us know how you like it. For a preview of Khan Academy videos, check out one of the videos from Khan Academy below.
Talking to mom and dad about money is almost as difficult as talking to them about sex (and just about as much fun). But you need to know a little about their financial picture to plan who should claim you as a dependent and possibly use your education credit or deduction.
If your parents are paying more than 50% of your expenses, they are entitled to list you as a dependent on their taxes.
Best of luck in your tax filing journey! And here’s a Turbo Tax Rap…