Rooftop revolution! 10 important questions about going solar at home.

1. Why solar?

There are many benefits to installing solar technology at your home or work: solar energy doesn’t harm the environment or depend on non-renewable fossil fuels, helps heal the environment, creates local jobs, and reduces our reliance on foreign powers for energy. But most importantly, going solar will save you money as a homeowner and energy consumer.

2. How much will it save me?

Let’s get right down to the numbers! Once they go solar, homeowners see an immediate and significant ...

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10 Things they should teach in college.

Every year, millions of young people receive their degrees from over 4,500 colleges, universities, and graduate programs in the United States. They all have high hopes of entering the work force where they can get a good-paying job and the independence and freedom that comes with being a working adult. Unfortunately, many of them are still woefully unprepared for the challenges they’ll face in the real world, despite the piece of paper their degree is printed on and the sizable ...

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Your Student Loan Repayment Study Sheet.

What are student loans costing us?
Student loan debt has exploded over the past few years, from a total of $579 billion in 2008 to $1.02 trillion at the end of 2013.  This near double of student loans over only a 5-year period accounts for the majority of consumer debt increase over that same period.  By most recent estimates, about 70% of all college students take out student loans and owe money at graduation, with the average price tag a ...

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The skyrocketing cost of higher education.

Higher education has a bigger price tag than ever – far outpacing our rise in income – and it’s distancing a lot of lower and middle class families from the hopes of sending their kids to college or university.  That’s the consensus of new data published by the reputable think tank, the Pew Institute, among others.  But just how high have college costs soared, how are we still paying them, and why?

What’s not under dispute is that higher education still pays off ...

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Is student loan consolidation right for you?

Blue Water Credit is proud to announce we’ve been approved to provide student loan assistance.  We can now help you explore all of your options, including student loan consolidation, rehabilitation, and even possible forgiveness.

Is student loan consolidation right for you?

Recent reports claim that 7 out of 10 college graduates end up with student loans, with an average of almost $30,000 in debt.  Many of them struggle to even make the monthly payments, holding them back from saving, paying off credit ...

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Clicking for love; why the online dating industry is bigger than ever.

These days, we all know someone who is trying online dating; or most likely, a lot of ‘someones.’  As younger generations prefer to connect with technology and social media and there are more single adults in the U.S., the online dating option is rampant. Even seniors are starting to flock to online matching sites! But online dating isn’t just connecting people for casual dating but leading to long term relationships and more than a hundred thousand marriages every year. The popularity ...

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National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day is now big fun…and big business.

It’s our favorite time of year again, the holiday season after our Thanksgiving food comas have subsided but before the New Year is upon us. No I’m not talking about Christmas – I’m speaking of a holiday far newer, and some would argue, more fun – National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day. That’s right, December 12th is an official holiday geared around celebrating the tackiest, gaudiest, and most visually offensive Christmas sweaters we could muster. Don’t laugh and dismiss it just ...

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