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Top 10 New Year's Resolutions for 2011

Top 10 New Year's Resolutions for 2011

Fastweb isn't just counting down to the New Year--we're counting down the top 10 New Year's resolutions on college campuses for 2011. Did your resolution make the list? 10. Become Better ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published November 19, 2010
Money Tips Students Wish They'd Known

Money Tips Students Wish They'd Known

Fastwebbers share their advice on money management and savings.

By Fastweb
Published April 21, 2009
Major Retailers Holiday Return Policies to Know

Major Retailers Holiday Return Policies to Know

Wrong size, wrong color or just plain ugly? While you're probably feeling thankful for gifts you've received this holiday season, you can also feel thankful for the option to return them ...

By Leah Westfall
Published December 14, 2012
Students and Legislators Fight Against Textbook Costs

Students and Legislators Fight Against Textbook Costs

For students, it’s not uncommon to feel like they’re getting hit from all sides, and when it comes to paying for college, the feeling may hold some truth. Besides the obvious ...

By Leah Westfall
Published March 29, 2010
Don't Pay for Textbooks: Organize a Book Swap

Don't Pay for Textbooks: Organize a Book Swap

Tired of giving all your cash to the campus bookstore? Angry about the high prices they charge for even used books? Well, you and your friends don’t have to take it ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published January 25, 2010
Entertaining for the Holidays on a Budget

Entertaining for the Holidays on a Budget

Sometimes, the family you have isn’t just related to you by blood. Rather, your idea of family extends to the friends you’ve made at school. The holiday months, therefore, not only ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published November 19, 2010
Budgeting for Graduate Applications

Budgeting for Graduate Applications

If you're considering graduate school, then you're probably considering the cost of graduate school as well. But what many students overlook is the cost of applying to grad school. Depending on ...

By Elisa Kronish
Published June 4, 2008
How to File your Federal Income Tax Return for Free

How to File your Federal Income Tax Return for Free

Many college students file federal income tax returns on their own for the first time in college. This can be a little intimidating, but it doesn't need to be. After all, ...

Mark Kantrowitz
Published February 4, 2010
Suze Orman Says Tell Your Kids Your Salary

Suze Orman Says Tell Your Kids Your Salary

Parents who are honest with their children about finances create a more honest and feasible college search process.

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published April 21, 2009
Community Living Can Save You Cash

Community Living Can Save You Cash

When you’re on campus-- and on a budget-- community living is the way to go. When you share with your neighbors, you all benefit. You can get everything from cheap meals, ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published January 25, 2010
Graduates Must Learn To Budget

Graduates Must Learn To Budget

If you are like most students, you have dreamed of the day when you start earning your own money. The first thing you're going to do is to get your own ...

from "Young Money"
Published June 4, 2008
Tax 101: The Basics of Filing for the First Time

Tax 101: The Basics of Filing for the First Time

Taxes aren't as intimidating as you think, especially the first time around.

By Elisa Kronish
Published April 21, 2009
Teens on a Budget

Teens on a Budget

Let’s face it—the things required these days to raise a child are expensive. There are school fees, fashionable clothes, sports activities and more. The way to control some or all of ...

By Nigel Lane
Published June 8, 2007
Organize an Auction or Raffle-- and Make Some Extra Cash

Organize an Auction or Raffle-- and Make Some Extra Cash

Tough times call for tough measures. If you don’t have time to get a part-time job, but need some extra cash, here’s an idea—conduct your own auction or raffle. First things ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published January 25, 2010
Smart Ways to Use Your Graduation Money

Smart Ways to Use Your Graduation Money

Put your graduation party money to good use and pay off student debt.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 18, 2015
Top 15 Best Value Colleges of 2016

Top 15 Best Value Colleges of 2016

Are some colleges better investments than others?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 18, 2016
How to Survive on a Student Budget

How to Survive on a Student Budget

With a few tips and tricks, budgeting can become second nature.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 7, 2015
You Have Student Loan Debt - Now What?

You Have Student Loan Debt - Now What?

Education is key when dealing with student loan debt. The more you know the better you will be able to handle your repayment obligations.

Kizzy Preston
Published September 13, 2013
8 Smarter Ways to Pay for School

8 Smarter Ways to Pay for School

There are smarter ways to pay for school than piling on student loan debt!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 29, 2014
Top 10 Colleges with the Most Expensive Room & Board

Top 10 Colleges with the Most Expensive Room & Board

Out of nearly 1,100 ranked colleges that reported room and board costs for the 2013-2014 school year, some schools far surpassed the average rates, making U.S. News and World Report’s most expensive list.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 29, 2013