Category Archives: Money & finance

Plan a staycation during your summer break

If you’re staying close to home this summer break to save money and take extra credits at the community college, you should consider planning a ‘staycation’ celebration with your buds who will also be hangin’ around. Cindy Cesca, writer over … Continue reading

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Deciding on cell phones? Take a look at Apple iPhone 6, LG G3 or old school vintage

Forget high resolution and larger digital displays. Some folks are spending good money for old school vintage cell phones. Already connected to the world by tablets, laptops and other devices, there’s a trend of consumers opting to go back to … Continue reading

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DIY crafts for your dorm room or apartment!

If you’re like me and you like having a crafty project to keep yourself busy between semesters or on breaks, you’ll love these easy DIY crafts for your dorm room or apartment! Don’t worry, you don’t need to be an … Continue reading

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Vote for the best “Instructor for a Day” video

Students were asked to submit a short video to YouTube that answers the question, “How would you engage your students?” if they were the instructor for a day. By creating a one- to two-minute video, students showed us what they … Continue reading

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Create an online portfolio to showcase your brilliant work

It takes more than a resume to compete in this job climate. You’ll need to use every tool in your arsenal to get noticed. Several top websites offer you the ability to create a stunningly cool website where you can … Continue reading

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Car maintenance tips to keep your car in tip-top shape

One of the most expensive items you’ll ever own is your auto. But you can save money on car maintenance by learning how to change your oil and other custom car care tasks. If you’ve never looked under the hood, … Continue reading

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The end of print newspapers on campus is near

The death of print has been touted for years now as more and more publications go online to keep readers. College student newspapers have been somewhat immune to this trend—up until now. Recently newspapers on campus are also creating Web … 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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Mother’s Day gift ideas for college students on a budget

Dear ol’ mom. There’s really no sufficient way to thank her for all she has done for you over the years—from taking care of you when you were a baby, to taking care of you when you were sick, to … Continue reading

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Make your dorm room unique with these organization and storage tips

Does your college dorm room resemble a disaster area? If you have trouble finding things then it’s time for some college dorm room ideas and organization tips. With a little know-how and inspiration, you can create cool dorm rooms where … Continue reading

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