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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Things to Do If You Don’t Have a Job After College

It’s March and seniors everywhere are either sending in applications to schools or jobs, interviewing, or updating their resumes trying to have job after college lined up. Let me just say, congratulations! You survived 4 years of college. Four years of late nights, studying, working, extracurriculars, and so many emotional days and nights. You did […]

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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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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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Make the Most out of Your Student Discount

College is expensive, no one can tell you otherwise. So why not save as much money as you can? My one regret when I was in college was that I did not use my student ID more often to get student discounts on clothes, food, electronics, and so much more! The typical discount for students […]

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