Chic But Cheap Gifts For Your Sorority Sisters

When we were younger, our parents may have bought the gifts and said they were from us, but obviously they weren’t since we had no income at age 6. In high school, we had part-time jobs and could start affording nice gifts for friends and family, but here in college, we have so many other dues to pay. Some of us are paying for rent, textbooks, food and even our entire education, so we have become a bit stiff in the “spreading of the Christmas dough” department.

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Chic But Cheap Gifts for Your BFF

Gifts from your best friend can be one of the most meaningful gifts you receive during the holidays. Now it’s your turn to return the favor. However, shopping for your best friend can get a little expensive.

Here are five gift ideas for your best friend that will be sure to add meaning to the holidays without going over budget.

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Chic But Cheap Gifts for Your Siblings

Are you having a difficult time deciding what to buy for your siblings this holiday season? Being tight on time and money is challenging, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find memorable gifts they’ll love!

Here are five chic but cheap gift ideas that are sure to be a hit.

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Chic But Cheap Gifts for Your Roomies

Finding that perfect holiday gift for your roommate amid the stress of finals might be tough, especially if you are on a budget!

Check out these five chic but cheap presents that will impress your roommate … without breaking the bank.

First up is shopping for the girl who likes to stand out. Head to a makeup store such as Sephora where you can find Ciate’s Sequined Manicure Kit. For just $19, your roommate can glamorize her look with statement-making sequined nails.

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Chic But Cheap Gifts for Your Parents

Shopping for your parents can be kind of torturous. You aren’t really sure what to get them, and you want to buy them something they’ll love.

Well, I have a list of good ideas that will hopefully get the wheels in your head turning about cute gifts for your parents this holiday season but won't break your bank account.

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Website Could Help You Finance Your Education

As a college student, your wallet is constantly tight. Between tuition, books and everything in between, there is not a lot of breathing room. Jobs for full-time college students are a rare occurrence, so the situation is just made worse.

Well what if I said there was a way that you could have enough money for everything you need during your college years without the hassle of an actual job? I know, it sounds like a complete dream come true … and it just might be.

GoEnnounce.com is a place where students can create a page, post their academic achievements and then invite friends and family to get updates on their education.

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What I Wish I Would’ve Known: Manage Your Money

By Amanda Cross, Student at the University of Central Arkansas When I was told to write about the one thing I wish I had known my freshman year, money was the first thing that popped into my head. One of the best pieces of advice I can give you is that money doesn’t grow on

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Staying Chic on the Cheap

My name is Laurel House and I’m a Relationship and Lifestyle author, expert, personal trainer and the “QuickieChick.” No, not the late night booty call kind of quickie, my “quickies” are all about making the most out of every moment — whether it’s a saddlebag-burning “quickie workout in bed,” a metabolism-boosting “bites with benefits” meal,

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Money Matters: Why It’s OK to Splurge on Some College Necessities

By Tracey Rector, Alumna of IUPUI Let’s face it: It can be tough to be a college student and have to make large purchases out of your own pocket. Times are tough, and sometimes it’s just easier to buy the cheapest thing because it’s all you can afford — or so you think. For the

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Money Matters: Tips & Tricks to Build Your Credit Score

By Tracey Rector, Alumna of IUPUI Building credit might seem like something to take on after graduation, but it’s not. The sooner you start building credit, the easier it will be after college to make large purchases on your own. So how do you get started? Thankfully, it’s not as scary as it sounds. All

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