Money

College Budgeting: Making Smart Investments With Your Limited Bank Account

By Amanda Ferrara, Student at New York University Choosing what to splurge on when shopping for college is never easy, but how do you decide which items are worthy of breaking the bank? First, you should know that the key to choosing good investments while you are in college is to pick things that are

Avoiding Black Friday: The College Woman’s Shopping Alternative

Sick of the mall already and it's not even December yet? Fear not, there are other options out there for you, if you want to take them. Blogger Rachael Smith gives you the rundown.

Guest Blog: 10 Ways to Indulge on a College Budget

Consumer Savings Expert Andrea Woroch has been featured as a media expert source on NBC’s Today Show, FOX & Friends, MSNBC, ABC News NOW and many more. To view recent interviews or find more information, visit AndreaWoroch.com. A recent article in USA Today indicates Americans ages 18 to 24 aren’t eating at fast food restaurants

Five Tips for Your Getting Finances On Track

By Tracey Rector Money. It’s the root of all evil, right? No, not necessarily. It may be hard sometimes to manage money while in school or fresh out of college, especially if you aren’t making that much. But being in control of your finances now will pay off in the future. Here are five tips

Would you use Groupon to help pay for college?

It looks like Groupon is trying to take a chance by getting involved in higher education. Is this a good idea or bad idea? 

10 Ways to Stretch Your College Budget

Consumer Savings Expert, Andrea Woroch has been featured as a media expert source on NBC’s Today Show, FOX & Friends, MSNBC, ABC News NOW and many more. To view recent interviews or find more information, visit AndreaWoroch.com. No matter how many months you painstakingly planned your college budget, there are always surprises that throw everything

Parents: Should Colleges Educate Students on Loans?

As college students, studies such as math, physics, and American history are drilled into our minds from the moment we enter school. College educates us on our designated major, and other general curriculum requirements that are dubbed beneficial to our future success. However, when it comes to “practical studies,” it seems like our college curriculums

Working Your First Semester at College, a Do or a Don’t? You Decide

 

On-campus jobs are always in demand. It seems that no matter how big the college town, it just can’t seem to handle the huge amount of students who are looking for a little bit of extra cash—go figure. But starting a job as soon as you step foot on campus may end up being a bigger stressor and distraction than it should be. Keep reading for the pros and cons of working first-semester.

Five Ways to Save Money in College

So you’re finally on your own. No curfew, no need to bargain for the car with your little sister, no phone call home if you’re going to miss dinner. And yet, independence during your college years is bittersweet: many student still depend on their parents for financial support. While some students may receive financial aid

Three Ways to Save Money While Interning

While unpaid internships may not provide a salary, they typically provide valuable hands-on experience beneficial to one’s career. So, the question is, if one isn’t receiving an income, how does one survive an unpaid internship? Think of the spendings: travel, food, fun, etc. Here are some tips to get the full potential out of your
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