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Robert Farrington
Attended University of California, San Diego
Lived in San Diego, CA
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Check out our list of 15 ways for college students to make money this summer!
Here are 15 different summer vacation money making ideas for college students who couldn't get a summer job and are still looking to earn money on break.
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What do you think?
A look at whether a college student or recent graduate should buy a house or keep renting. A look at the pros and cons of each.
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Wouldn't it be great to just get paid for things you already do? Well, you can...
Wouldn't it be nice to get paid for doing nothing? If your answer was yes here are seven smart ways to earn money for things you already do - easy money!
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Did you negotiate your first salary?
Did you know that failing to negotiate your first salary will cost you $65,173.56! Don't leave money on the table. Try these proven negotiation strategies.
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So many poor people keep getting scammed by student loan consolidation companies... So sad. This one post already has over 180 comments already.
The most common student loan scams involve paying advanced fees to find a good rate, paying to consolidate your loans, and trying to eliminate your loan debt.
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Want to make money while still in college? Here's an easy way to do it!
Would you like to get paid for something you already do? Find out how you can make money as a college student in our flashnotes review.
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I share how I made over $10,000 in a year writing for blogs. Think it's not possible? Check out this article.
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Are you ready to eliminate your student loan debt? Here are eight ways to do it.
Here are eight ways that you can setup a plan that will eliminate and erase your student loan debt with loan forgiveness, repayment plans, and earning more.
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We compared Ebates versus TopCashBack to see which one saved the most money. You might be surprised with the result!
We tested Ebates vs TopCashback and found one clear winner. I think you might be surprised which one!
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Have you used FutureAdvisor?
FutureAdvisor is an online wealth management roboadvisor that will help you setup and allocate your investments automatically, making it easier to invest.
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If you want to be successful as an entrepreneur, you'd better have these three traits.
Want to become a successful entrepreneur? Read Robert Kiyosaki's new book on military leadership and entrepreneurship to catapult yourself to success.
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Check out my story about building me eBay side business.
My first extra income side gig was selling old junk on eBay and making a profit. It turned into a successful venture that earned $5,000 per year.
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  • University of California, San Diego
    Political Science, 2003 - 2007
  • University of California, San Diego
    MBA, 2007 - 2009
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Investing 101 Teacher, Student Loan Hater, College Investor, Married, Father of 1, Loves Great Food
Introduction
Robert Farrington is the founder of The College Investor, a personal finance blog devoted to helping college students and young adults get out of student loan debt and get started investing.  He is also the creator of the Investing 101 Course, and is working on launching the Premier Investing Forums

Robert has a passion for investing and personal finance, and has been blogging about the subject since 2009.  He also has websites on kids and family finances, entrepreneurship, and more!
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He has been mentioned in places like USA Today, CBS MoneyWatch, Yahoo Finance, The Franklin Prosperity Report, and The Huffington Post.
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San Diego, CA
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