Category Archives: Money management

How to update your spring wardrobe on a budget

As the days start to warm up, the ice and snow melt away, and the sun begins to shine, you are going to want to toss aside all those heavy knits and clunky boots for some fun, fresh spring fashion. … Continue reading

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Spring car maintenance—DIY tips for college students

It’s been a long, cold winter— what the heck is an artic vortex anyway?— and while you might think you bore the brunt of it trudging uphill, both ways, in snow to class, your wheels probably took some abuse as … Continue reading

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College students tax refund—ways to save or smart spending tips

Tax season is upon us, and if you have any income you are probably hoping for a hefty check after filing your return. The big question once your tax refund arrives is what to do with it. Read on for … Continue reading

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Tax breaks and tips for college students filing returns

With student debt growing and becoming a burden to recent graduates, college students will want to take all the tax deductions they can to save money. Federal tax filing is very complicated and the information here provides just a few … Continue reading

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Pay off holiday season debt: Credit card tips for college students

Very soon the credit card purchases you made this past holiday season will appear on your statement. Ouch! Student success depends on smart money matters, but credit cards are a temptation that could lead to bad spending habits at the … Continue reading

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How to organize your life documents: Student tips for keeping track of important paperwork

Now that you’re in college you may have noticed that you have to learn how to organize your life. It’s not enough to master math, English, and the skills required in your major. The paperwork in your life is beginning … Continue reading

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Target credit card breach: How you can protect your credit

The recent credit card breach that took place between November 27 and December 15, 2013 affected about 40 million Target customers. Hackers stole bank information such as customer names, card numbers, expiration dates and security codes. College students can protect … Continue reading

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Money matters: How to save money, manage your first bank account and debunk the myth of free money

Going away to college likely means that for the first time you’re dealing with money matters on your own. It’s a time to learn how to save money, manage your first bank account, pay bills and budget your cash. Learning … Continue reading

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Home from college? Holiday travel tips for college students

Classes starting to get you down? Are you tired of sharing a shower with what feels like a gazillion people? If you see one more line at your favorite dining hall option will you scream? Then you might be ready … Continue reading

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Money in the bank: How to save money on banking services for college students

Money saving tips and learning how to save money may not be at the top of your list right now. What with assignments and exams, banking may seem like the least important item on your to-do list. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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