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Personal money management skills for college students

Money, money, money. Money makes the world go round. A fool and his money are soon parted. Money doesn’t grow on trees. Whatever the idea may be, there is probably a pithy saying about it that can be connected back … Continue reading

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What you need to know: Green initiative (like Ikea solar panels!) vs. campus carbon footprint

The Internet is abuzz with the latest about what’s for sale at world-leading furniture retailer Ikea: solar panels. Yes, the haven for affordable, off-campus furniture shopping is moving into a new realm. Its UK stores are encouraging shoppers to help … Continue reading

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Best part-time college student jobs and where to find them- Good student job ideas

The high cost of college has many students searching for the best part-time jobs. Good student jobs are those that allow the college student a flexible schedule and a decent hourly rate. Even more valuable is the experience that you … Continue reading

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Top tips for college students to avoid credit card debt

Credit cards are a quick and easy way to pay for the things we need, but they can also cause a lot of trouble if not used responsibly. To help young adults learn the value of credit cards, federal law … 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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How to build a college student budget template for student success

Student success depends not only on grades, but also on how you budget your money, pay your bills responsibly and financially prepare for the future. Whether you’re one of the many students working your way through school or your parents … 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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High paying jobs for college students — 5 ways to maximize your time and put more cash in your pocket!

Unless you are Donald Trump or Tim Cook, you may be looking for a job that offers a little more cash flow. And if the basic on-campus jobs like working as a cashier at the bookstore or flipping burgers at … Continue reading

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College student debt on the rise: Tips on how to prevent disaster

Not to further terrify those of us already dreading the college debt that’s waiting to greet us upon graduation, but according to a study released this week, college student debt is on the rise and the job market for recent … Continue reading

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College student loans and credit score: Protect your good credit and financial future

For those of us college students (as well as recent graduates), student loan payments are probably not something at the top of your to-do list. I mean, come on, this is money that is (or was) helping you get through college. … Continue reading

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