College Finance & Money

Building Financial Credit as a College Student

When I was younger, hearing the word “credit score” really meant nothing to me. As I grew older and began working odd jobs, my parents opened up a debit card for me to start saving money. A debit card soon turned into a credit card in my senior year of high school. I know what […]

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How to Pay Off Student Loans Faster

I’m not going to lie- learning how to pay off student loans faster is a doozy. As a college student, I didn’t really realize what I was getting myself into. I knew I couldn’t pay my tuition and that there were subsidized loans out there ready to pay for it. The payments didn’t start rolling […]

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5 Tips to Spring Clean Your Finances

I cannot believe February is already almost over! It feels as though we were just ringing in the New Year yesterday. Now, we’re heading into March, and what better to do in March than spring clean? I tend to clean out my closet and my house, but only recently – when I started my new […]

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The 3 Best Apps for Scheduling, Studying, and Spending in College

I’ll be there first to admit that I’m on my phone constantly. My phone is always on me and always has the most important apps I need to get through life – Banking apps, Social media apps, even Excel and Powerpoint apps. I use my phone for virtually everything, and although I wish I could […]

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How to Save Money in College (and Out of College!)

Let’s be honest. Saving is hard! Especially when those cute shoes at your favorite store just went on sale. Also, when that dress that would match it perfectly has 50% off! We’re all natural spenders, but today, I’m going to teach you how to be saver! In previous posts, we talked about how college students […]

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19 Campus Jobs to Help Pay For College

Whether you’ve signed up with FAFSA or haven’t, chances are you’re able to be a part of your campuses work-study program. Work study is basically campus jobs that students can sign up for. Although the pay is typically minimum wage, the job usually has flexible hours. When I was in college, I took full advantage […]

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