Author Archives: Bessie Mazur

Car shopping for a new or used vehicle on a college student budget

Car shopping can be stressful on any budget, especially if you’re a college student who’s on a particularly tight budget. Here’s a quick guide of things to keep in mind if you’re in the market for a new vehicle. And, … Continue reading

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Top news stories around the U.S. — What you missed while you were checking Facebook and Twitter

I know, I know, it may seem hard to believe that there is much more going on in the country than what your friends post in your Facebook and Twitter feeds. To keep you in the know, check out these … Continue reading

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2012 presidential election: How to begin registering and researching who to vote for in the November election

The presidential election can be confusing, especially if you only catch the headlines while running on the treadmill at the gym like I do. I’m willing to bet many of you are like me, a college student who hasn’t had … Continue reading

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Summer fun on your college student budget!

Your summer break from school should be all about catching up on the fun times you’ve missed while classes were in full swing. You don’t have to stress about how to manage all that summer has to offer just because … Continue reading

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How to maintain healthy eating habits during those hot summer months

As appealing as it may sound, indulging in ice cream everyday during the warm summer months isn’t as good of an idea as you’d like — even if you get the strawberry shortcake or blueberry milkshake. Summertime BBQs are especially a … Continue reading

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2012 London Olympics: What and who to watch out for at the summer Olympic Games!

In just two short weeks, the 2012 London Olympics will be underway in London, England. With the opening ceremonies beginning on Friday, July 27 and concluding on Sunday, August 12, the days in between will surely be packed with excitement … Continue reading

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Student health: What the Affordable Care Act means to you as a college student

On Thursday, June 28, 2012, the Supreme Court voted to uphold President Obama’s health care reform known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — originally passed in 2010. In his speech to the nation, the president outlined several changes this will … Continue reading

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2012 summer movie releases: Our summer blockbusters round-up!

Summer is generally a time when we put our books away and soak up some much-needed vitamin D. But, summer is also when most of the much-anticipated movies are released as well! We’ve rounded up an exciting list of 2012 summer … Continue reading

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Student loan debit cards: Are they really worth the reward for college graduates?

As your college graduation date draws ever nearer, you may be trying to figure out how to make payments on your student loans. You may have heard of online checking accounts that offer a rewards program, but what if you … Continue reading

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Honor your dad with these Father’s Day gift ideas he’s sure to love!

Finding the perfect Father’s Day gift year after year for your dad can be stressful, but don’t worry; your #1 fan will love anything you’ve put thought into. Try any of these great Father’s Day gift ideas to show your … Continue reading

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