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Money saving tips for college students to shop smart

Whether it’s your freshman year of college or not, you have a college dorm checklist of things you need. But you are a college student and you don’t want to spend a lot.

Shop smart by knowing the best money saving tips. (Credit: MemeCenter)

Shop smart by knowing the best money saving tips. (Credit: MemeCenter)

The trick is to shop smart and know the best money saving tips to get you the stuff you need without breaking the bank.  Read more

10 money saving tips for college students

Handling money during college can be difficult. Some college students don’t yet have the experience to know how to handle financial situations when they’re on their own at college.

Saving money in college is a challenging, but doable, task. (Credit: Randy Glasbergen)

Saving money in college is a challenging, but doable, task. (Credit: Randy Glasbergen)

Navigating college life finances is tough with a part-time job, classes and daily living expenses like food, utility, car and phone bills. Here are some Dos and Don’ts that will give you easy money saving tips for college students. Read more

Gift giving ideas and money saving tips for holiday shopping on a budget

Homemade gifts are a great way to express your creative side. (Courtesy of aussiegall)

Homemade gifts are a great way to express your creative side. (Courtesy of aussiegall)

With only a few weeks of shopping days to go, you may be running out of gift giving ideas that you can afford. If your shopping list is larger than your budget, then you could use some money saving tips. It’s time to think outside the box, get creative and come up with alternatives to the usual store bought presents.

Simple gift giving ideas

There’s an old saying that goes, “KISS: Keep it simple, stupid.” Sometimes the simplest solution is the best. Just take a look at the New Mexico State University Housing and Residential Life (NMSU) Pinterest board, “Easy/Cheap Gifts for poor college students.”

On the board you’ll find links to all sorts of easy and inexpensive gifts that you can assemble yourself. Examples of gifts include: Read more