How to Live on a College Budget

How to Live on a College Budget

Going to college was a huge adjustment for me because I came from a home where I had everything provided for me and never really had to worry about anything. Although I still have life extremely easy because I live in a dorm, walk five minutes to class, and have meals made for me whenever I want them, freshman year is a huge adjustment. The biggest thing a freshman student needs to learn quickly is how to manage your money.

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College Finances

College Finances

College can be a challenging place, trying to balance school, friends, and clubs. Not included in this is finances, which I think is the hardest part to keep track of because it can get lost in the mess of balancing your life. Most seniors have just taken their first economics class, and should be fairly in tune with what money is and how it works either in the world or in your life.

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5 Questions the Financial Aid Office Won’t Answer

5 Questions the Financial Aid Office Won’t Answer

“Welcome to the Financial Aid Office. According to my calculations, you will be making about $30 a month. In order to pay off your student loans, you will owe $33 dollars a month, your firstborn child, and you’ll be contracted to a traveling circus for three years after graduation.”

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5 Ways to Keep Your Wallet Happy & Healthy In College

5 Ways to Keep Your Wallet Happy & Healthy In College

College is the best four years of your life, but it’s also notoriously the four poorest years of your life, but there’s ways to avoid feeling miserable whenever you check your bank statement. If you manage your money right, budget strictly and even invest correctly you can escape the chains of your credit cards. Here's 5 tips to get started:

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