Britta Holmberg became favorite of the 12M Loans Scholarship Contest for her inspirational and very honest essay, and a beautiful infographic, that can be pinned for a wall in your room for daily motivation. Enjoy reading Britta’s essay.
Through the 12M Loans Scholarship Contest, we try to promote the interest of young people to personal finance management. Thus we seek to contribute to strengthening the financial education of American people, which will have a positive effect on the financial well-being of all citizens.
So you received a hefty tax refund this year, and now you’re wondering how you’re going to spend it! It may seem both exciting and fun to spend your chunk of money willy-nilly. But we suggest you think twice before spending or saving it.
People used to think that one of the noblest professions one could do in America was a soldier. But history reminds us that veterans are amongst the people that suffer the most in our society. It is unclear why this happens. Why, after they deliver their service, they end up either lonely, homeless, or both?