Category Archives: Money & finance

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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A new semester can mean a brand new you. Try new things. Buy new clothes. If you are still ‘undecided’ on a college major, that’s okay. This gives you an opportunity to explore electives and find out what your true … Continue reading

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Tips for college students filing for FAFSA

Ah January—a time for resolutions, heading back to campus and … filing for FAFSA. Whether you are still applying for college or already on campus, college students soon learn that the beginning of the year is when they have to … 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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Happy 2014 students! As January arrives, many people have their New Years’ resolutions top of mind. Maybe you’re hoping to get in better shape this year. Or even hoping to do more traveling in the upcoming year. Why not include … Continue reading

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With the Spring 2014 semester just around the corner, getting a head start on buying your textbooks really isn’t such a bad idea. In fact, it might be a great way for you to start off on the right foot … Continue reading

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10 dorm organization DIY tips for tidy dorm rooms

Have a messy dorm? Can’t find your books or phone under all the clothes and pizza boxes? College life shouldn’t be wasted amid a messy room. You have enough to worry about doing well in your classes. So take an … Continue reading

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Trust us. We know you just finished your college finals, the long semester is over, and you are about to begin a month of bliss, commonly known as Winter break. So the last thing you want to think about is … Continue reading

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Hit the road or make your flight this winter break with these winter travel tips

You’re already making travel plans for winter break, but the seasonal weather can provide extra hurdles for your trip. Whether you’re going to hit the road or just have to worry about whether you’ll make your flight, take these winter … Continue reading

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