Category Archives: Money & finance

Nominate Your Instructor for CengageBrain’s Greatest Professor Award!

Show your appreciation for your favorite college instructor! Nominate your instructor for the CengageBrain Greatest Professor Award and we’ll create five honorary $500 scholarships in their name! Why should you nominate your instructor? It’s a win-win! You recognize your instructor’s … Continue reading

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Money matters: How to save money, pay off debt and student loans fast

College is the time when you dedicate yourself to learning about things that will help you for the rest of your life. That’s also true when it comes to money matters. Now that you’re managing your own money you need … Continue reading

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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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Things college students need to know about federal student aid and FAFSA deadlines

With the cost of a college education rising each year, you’ll want to take advantage of all the federal student aid that you can qualify for. Spring means that you may be filing for aid and meeting your FAFSA deadlines … Continue reading

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How college students can avoid spring break travel scams

There may still be snow where you are, but it’s not too early to start planning your spring break travel. Unfortunately, some of those great deals you find online or through a little-known travel company may result in travel scams … 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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Get it while it lasts: Take $15 off your purchase of $150 at CengageBrain.com

Right now you’re probably more acclimated to the new semester and are getting a solid start on the projects and research papers your professors have assigned….or so we hope. Regardless of where you stand, CengageBrain.com wants you to know that … 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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Easy, affordable home remedies for sore throat, headaches and other ailments for college students

When you have classes to attend and deadlines to meet, you can’t afford to let yourself get sick. Neither do you have a lot of time or money for doctors. That’s why learning about home remedies for sore throat or … Continue reading

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