Utilize Technology –With a smart phone, who needs a recipe book or an alarm clock? You can also use helpful apps and web sites, like Mint.com, to create and stick to a budget as well as sites, like FinAid.org to help in calculating college costs.
Utilize the Web –Before making a big purchase, do your research on the web. Compare prices online, check out web sites that offer used or items and look into sites that list which places offers student deals.
What do you do to stay on-budget?