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Money Tips for College Students


Best Places to Study Abroad

There’s a huge difference between studying a language, a culture, or facts about global business and actually seeing it for yourself. College students who are able to study abroad get to immerse themselves in another way of life and learning that can enrich them on a personal level and also, ideally, on a professional level one day.

The one class not offered in college is time management. Once you enter those college doors, you’re thrust into the very adult world of having to manage your own schedule and your finances – tricky activities that likely weren’t much of an issue ...

Nearly one-third of survey respondents, believe 3 credit cards are too many for one person to have, according to a recent CreditDonkey.com survey. And 23% said more than 4 is too many. Just 9% believe one credit card is too many.

How a Horse and a Donkey Can Help You Build Wealth

Whenever you have the opportunity, help your neighbors. Generosity and charity are investments in your community's future, which in turn benefits you. See how a horse and donkey learned that important lesson.

It’s time to think about move-in day. To make the transition without digging a hole in your wallet, start planning for this big change now.



New Tips for Students

    23 Ways to Remember Names

    December 2, 2014 - By Cassy Parker - Tips for Career Advice
    How good does it feel when someone you barely know remembers your name? And how bad do you feel when you forget their name? Never forget again. Learn the 23 tricks to remembering someone's name here.

    23 Words to Delete from Your Resume

    December 1, 2014 - By Cynthia Cohen - Tips for Career Advice
    You have seconds to grab a potential hiring manager’s attention with your resume. Use a word that rubs the person the wrong way and you won’t even get an interview.
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    Best College Majors for the Future

    November 11, 2014 - By Josh Durso - Tips for Student
    For many new college students, choosing a major is a guessing game. Students are trying to balance what they really want to do against what types of skills and expertise will actually give them the kind of money they want. They also have to wonder if the career they’re after will actually be here by the time they’re in the workforce.

    23 Reasons Why You Should Study Abroad

    October 22, 2014 - By Cynthia Cohen - Tips for Student
    While leaving the familiarity of the U.S. might seem daunting at first, an increasing number of college students are studying a semester or two abroad before they graduate. There are many benefits to this experience, which, just a couple of decades ago, was deemed more for the eclectic and adventurous than the primarily studious.

    Study: Best Budgeting Software - Quicken vs Mint vs YNAB

    September 15, 2014 - By Rachel Hoyt - Reviews for Household Spending Statistics
    If you want to get ahead in life, you’re going to have to make a budget and stick to it. Even those who have gotten a taste of fortune have learned this lesson the hard way: many lottery winners spent their winnings and then some. It was gone before they knew it. The hard truth is simple: you must spend less than you earn (or win) if you want to save up for a special trip or plan for retirement.

    Poll: Millennials Are Less Likely to Read Contracts, More Likely to Have Buyer's Remorse

    September 8, 2014 - News for Money Lessons Learned in School
    A new survey by CreditDonkey reveals that people aged 18-24 are more likely to sign contracts without reading them and to experience buyer’s remorse after making purchases.

    Study: Best Place to Buy School Supplies - Staples vs Office Depot vs Office Max

    August 27, 2014 - By Cynthia Cohen - Reviews for Student
    Though it might be a bit of an exaggeration, office and school supplies are essentials — for some people, their pens and paper are right up there with food and water. Still, the move toward a paperless society and the rising costs of ink and paper have made stores dedicated to these “essentials” struggle.

    Study: Best Place to Buy Textbooks Online - BigWords vs Chegg vs Half

    August 26, 2014 - By Josh Durso - Reviews for Student
    We’ve all been there. It’s the second day of the semester and you overlooked one of the books listed in the syllabus. You go down to the campus bookstore, and sure enough, the line not only extends outside the store but it’s sold out of the book you need.

    Starter Credit Cards: What's a Good Starter Card?

    August 21, 2014 - By Leah Norris - Tips
    Entering the world of credit can be intimidating. There are a lot of different cards to choose from, tons of complicated terms, and many horror stories about more experienced credit card users struggling to pay off their high-interest debt.

    5 Best Student Planner Apps

    August 14, 2014 - By Josh Durso - Tips for Student
    The one class not offered in college is time management. Once you enter those college doors, you’re thrust into the very adult world of having to manage your own schedule and your finances – tricky activities that likely weren’t much of an issue in high school. These days, such daunting tasks are made easier by smartphone apps. Since college students already spend an average of 3.6 hours a day on their mobile devices, adding one more app could actually ease the burden of managing their ...

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