Living on Budget

You’re on your own now. Learn how to make the most of your finances with our budgeting techniques.

Redecorate Your Dorm Room on a Dime

Whether it’s your first dorm or apartment, college pads are the epitome of self-expression. But, as a student, you probably need to discount your interior design dreams with practical décor. Read more...
Learn how to create a stockpile of savings as well as draft your student budget in order to stay on target.

Personal Finance

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    Creating a Student Budget for College

    Creating a Student Budget for College
    There is a lot of independence that comes with going off to college – from parents, high school teachers and that old summer job. But there’s also another type of independence that comes with a lot more responsibility: financial independence. Your student budget could create a lot of stress as you navigate paying for food, clothing and other miscellaneous costs on ...
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    Student Debt Guide: Banking and ATM's

    Student Debt Guide: Banking and ATM's
    What should you look for from a bank when opening a student bank account? [gate] The essential factors are convenience, fees and the ways you can access your money, according to financial expert Mark Kantrowitz. Take it from the expert - here are Kantro's top banking and ATM guidelines tips to follow: Convenience. Look for a bank with ATM locations on ...
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    Five Tips to Help You Save

    Five Tips to Help You Save
    Pinching pennies? Who isn’t? Welcome to college. But just because extra cash isn’t pouring in doesn’t mean you absolutely have to dedicate yourself to a diet of only Ramen noodles. Adjusting to a new budget can be difficult, but here’s a few steps to help make things a bit easier. 1. Set a budget Know your monthly income and know how ...
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