National Self-Improvement Month: 6 Ways to Bring Out Your Best Self

With some of the wacky holidays taking place in September (hello, National Cheese Pizza Day), I take joy in the fact that the entire month has been bestowed the honor of National Self-Improvement month. Whether we realize it or not, most of us are constantly looking for ways to improve our lives. Some are looking for ways to get fit and eat healthier, while others work on blazing trails to fulfill their educational and professional goals. In honor of this month’s celebration…Read +

Planning to Apply for Financial Aid? Have These 9 Items Ready

Now is the time to begin the financial aid application process for the 2013-2014 school year. To determine your eligibility for financial aid, the first step is filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The application, which does not cost anything to complete, is developed annually by the U.S. Department of Education. The Department of Education offers more than $150 billion each year to help millions of students pay for higher education. The updated 2013 version can be…Read +

Happy Birthday, Navy: Top 10 Famous Navy Personnel You May Not Know

Editor’s Note: This blog post has been updated to reflect the most current U. S. Navy information. At Grantham our mission is to serve those who serve. Our history is rooted in the military. So this day is a special one for us. If you know someone serving in the United States Navy, today would be a good day to wish that person a happy birthday. Today, the naval warfare service branch of the U.S. Armed Forces turns 241 years…Read +