Tag: fees

Colleges ask for a share of future salary in lieu of loans | The Washington Post

Colleges ask for a share of future salary in lieu of loans | The Washington Post

MONTPELIER, Vt. — As more students balk at the debt loads they face after graduation, some colleges are offering an alternative: We’ll pay your tuition if you offer us a percentage of your future salary. Norwich University announced Tuesday that it will become the latest school to offer this type of contract, known as an […]

State universities say their tuition strategy is driving away the students they hope to attract | PennLive.com

State universities say their tuition strategy is driving away the students they hope to attract | PennLive.com

Pennsylvania’s 14 state universities are pricing themselves out of reach of the students who they were designed to serve, which could lead its governing board to make some big changes in the coming years. Members of the State System of Higher Education’s governing board met on Monday to discuss the recommendations from a task group […]

With Startups And Big Data, Airbnb Hosts Take The Human Out Of Pricing | Crunchbase News

With Startups And Big Data, Airbnb Hosts Take The Human Out Of Pricing | Crunchbase News

Airbnb’s Own Pricing Tool Airbnb started to develop its own intelligent pricing algorithm in 2012. The service is currently offered to hosts free of charge. When hosts turn the Smart Pricing option on, their listing prices will be updated automatically. According to Airbnb’s website, Smart Pricing bases their algorithm on over 70 factors. Higher prices […]

Airbnb commits to more transparent pricing | The Budapest Business Journal

Airbnb commits to more transparent pricing | The Budapest Business Journal

The GVH launched a procedure against Airbnb in October 2016 on suspicion that information on pricing it provided to consumers was misleading. Airbnb has committed to display on its Hungarian website the total price of lodging, including cleaning fees and fees for additional guests, once customers enter the dates of their planned stay, national news […]

How Paying Your Doctor in Cash Could Save You Money | Consumer Reports

How Paying Your Doctor in Cash Could Save You Money | Consumer Reports

Healthcare providers make up for charging lower prices other ways, Kampine says. Cutting out the insurer as the middleman can significantly reduce the provider’s administrative and billing costs. And healthcare providers who get cash upfront don’t have to chase down the money later, either from a patient or the insurance company.  “It’s a much easier […]

SAVMA talks tuition transparency | JAVMA News

SAVMA talks tuition transparency | JAVMA News

A full accounting: state bills The topic of tuition transparency has been gaining steam as tuition rates continue to climb. Tuition information posted on websites can be difficult to find or broken down in such a manner as to be downright confusing. In an attempt to make college pricing less opaque, Congress passed legislation in […]

Bill to loosen state tuition cap stalled in Senate | Columbia Daily Tribune

Bill to loosen state tuition cap stalled in Senate | Columbia Daily Tribune

Schaaf said Friday that he thinks there are far too many administrators making excessive salaries and doesn’t want students charged more to support them. He’s willing to give a bit, he said, if the bill also covers the course fees identified in a state audit last year as a loophole in the current cap. “I […]

Accounting Firm Fees: Increasing Pricing With Current Clients | Firm of the Future

Accounting Firm Fees: Increasing Pricing With Current Clients | Firm of the Future

Top-Down Pricing You can also set top-down pricing by starting with total client savings or the perceived value of the project. One of the easiest examples of this in the QuickBooks® consulting world is when you acquire a client who needs to downsize his or her accounting system. Let’s say the owner is paying $20,000 […]

Red Robin Makes Nationwide Announcement On All 570 Locations — Direct Result of Failed Liberal Policies | Your Daily Breifing

Red Robin Makes Nationwide Announcement On All 570 Locations — Direct Result of Failed Liberal Policies | Your Daily Breifing

On Monday, the national restaurant chain Red Robin announced it would eliminate busboys at all of its 570 restaurants, as the company expects it will save $8 million in 2018 by doing so. Red Robin’s chief financial officer Guy Constant told attendees at the ICR retail conference, “We need to do that to address the […]

Pa.’s state university system eyes changes to tuition plans | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pa.’s state university system eyes changes to tuition plans | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Several state-owned universities want to modify how they price tuition next year, including Indiana University of Pennsylvania, which seeks to bill out-of-state students per-credit, rather than by flat rate, and reduce charges at branch campuses. A State System of Higher Education board of governors committee discussed the proposals Monday. It then agreed to forward most […]