Category Archives: Money management

Vacation packing list — Top tips on what to pack and what to cut

Summer vacation is as much a part of college life as the classes. Think warms sands at a beach, a hike in the mountains, or an adventure in a far-off land. Pack a good book, some music and a bottle … Continue reading

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College student back to school tips: Choosing the right textbook

It’s back to school and time to start thinking about purchasing those door stops — er, I mean textbooks! They are an investment in to education, so you want to make sure you have the right book, edition and year … Continue reading

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Easy ways to save money: Student discounts and tips to cut your top five money wasters

It’s no fun running out of funds when you’re only halfway through the month. Are there any easy ways to save money? You bet there are. Student discounts are just the beginning. Now that you’re responsible for many, if not … Continue reading

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Rent or buy textbooks for college: How to save money on your textbooks

It won’t be long before you’ll be hitting the books again. When it’s time to choose, which will you opt for? Will you rent or buy your textbooks for college? In this article we look at the pros and cons … Continue reading

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Schlock rules: Summer 2013 movies to help you beat the heat

Summer is traditionally the time for schlock movies to abound. Whether it’s horror, action or high tech effects, summer 2013 movies are sure to fill the bill for everyone. Most viewers are looking for harmless fun and entertainment. Some are … Continue reading

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Federal Stafford Loan interest rate increase: Who it affects

This week there was some bad news for college students hoping to get a subsidized federal student loan, called a Stafford Loan, to help pay for college. Congress has allowed the interest rate for subsidized loans to double from 3.4% … Continue reading

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Summer employment: Follow these tips on how to find that summer internship or job

Whether you’re looking for a summer internship in your field or just a part time job to keep busy, you should probably begin that job search right now. Follow these steps on how to find summer employment and you’ll be … Continue reading

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Fair Labor Standards Act ruling: Judge says unpaid student internships illegal

On Tuesday, June 11, 2013, a federal judge ruled that three unpaid internships were in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The ruling concerned interns for Fox Searchlight Pictures but it may have far-reaching effects that could eventually render … Continue reading

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Wedding season: How to survive all of those weddings without going broke!

We are smack dab in the middle of wedding season, and if you’re anything like me, all of your friends are ready to tie the knot! If you’re going to survive all of those weddings without going broke, take note … Continue reading

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Land that job! Top interview secrets for college seniors

It’s that time, upperclassmen. You’re graduating soon! Woohoo! You made it! Now what? Well unless you won the lottery, or you came into a sizable family inheritance, you have to start looking for employment. AKA: work. To land that job, … Continue reading

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