Category Archives: Money management

How to create a college budget

Mo’ money may equal mo’ problems, but if you are like most college students, you are probably finding the lack of funds to be more problematic. If you haven’t done it already, the time is right to craft a college … Continue reading

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Money saving tips for college students to shop smart

Whether it’s your freshman year of college or not, you have a college dorm checklist of things you need. But you are a college student and you don’t want to spend a lot. The trick is to shop smart and … Continue reading

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How to become an entrepreneur while still in college

You don’t have to worry about facing a tight job market after college if you know how to start your own business now. Entrepreneurship isn’t for everyone, but if you like calling the shots and taking some chances it may … Continue reading

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10 money saving tips for college students

Handling money during college can be difficult. Some college students don’t yet have the experience to know how to handle financial situations when they’re on their own at college. Navigating college life finances is tough with a part-time job, classes … Continue reading

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Have you been targeted by debit card fraud?

Exacerbating the student debt crisis is debit card fraud targeted to college students. A recent federal and Illinois state ruling fined a bank and its agent $4 million for fraudulent and deceptive practices. There are about 900 debit card partnerships … Continue reading

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8 things you need to know in college

For the newbie and the senior, college is a strange world unto itself. It’s either a playground with no rules and no parents, or it’s Life 101. Whatever stage of college life you’re in, here are some need to know … Continue reading

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Save money now to save yourself from headaches later

The sooner you learn how to handle your own money now while on a budget, the sooner you’ll feel more confident when you have a career and more cash flow! Here are some life hacks to help you learn to … Continue reading

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Summer break road trip ideas and money saving tips

Summer break gives you a chance to get away from course work and deadlines. It’s a time to try something new. You can fly to Europe or look at summer road trip ideas, work on a dude ranch or catch … Continue reading

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Filing taxes — last minute how to tips for college students

Ah taxes … part of entering the world of adults is beginning that lifelong dance with filing taxes. If you had a job in high school, mom and dad may have taken care of your dealings with the IRS, but … Continue reading

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Living on a budget — tips for college students

Living on a budget is hard for anyone. But for college students, it may be the first time that you have been in full control (or almost full control) of your money. A few tips for how to handle your … Continue reading

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