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Money Tips for College Students


Buying a car is a huge purchase, so you want to make sure you’re getting the very best deal possible. When you’re convinced that a used car makes the most sense (after all, the value of new car shrinks significantly once you drive off the lot), ...

Compound Interest: Split Personality

Compound interest – the wonderful banking principle that helps your savings grow at a faster rate each year. Simply set up automatic deduction from your paycheck, sit back, watch your retirement grow and let your worries fly away. If only it were that easy.

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.

While in college, it’s normal to have help from parents or student loans in order to pay the monthly bills. So graduating and taking your first steps into the “real world” is often a very scary experience. This infographic helps to spell out the ...

Are the thousands of dollars you spend on a college education really worth it? The answer is probably, based on current employment statistics. However, this is a significant shift from what the answer would have been a few years ago.



New Tips for Students

    Best Financial Aid Blog

    Best Financial Aid Blogs to Help Pay for College

    May 9, 2016 - By Michelle Kaiser - Reviews for Student
    Financial aid is complicated. These blogs from the smartest experts help make it simple. Read on to learn how to pay for college without going broke.
    Best Study Abroad Blogs

    Best Study Abroad Blogs to Change Your Life

    April 12, 2016 - By Michelle Kaiser - Reviews for Student
    Want to know what it’s like to study abroad? Find out exactly what students are experiencing while they’re overseas during their college years.

    Student Loan Hero Review: Will It Save Your Day?

    December 2, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Reviews for Pay Off Student Loans Fast
    Student loan debt is a giant pit of quicksand that swallows up millions of grads each year and doesn’t spit them out until many years — even decades — later.

    DRB Student Loan Review 2016: Pros and Cons

    November 2, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Reviews for DRB
    If your student loan interest is too high, consider refinancing with DRB. But wait. Read this review to learn how it works and what to watch out for.

    CommonBond Review: Is It Legit?

    October 22, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Reviews for CommonBond
    You could try waving a magic wand to banish your student loans for good, but getting a better deal on your interest rate is a more realistic way of getting them to go away faster.

    SoFi Review: Student Loan Refinance

    September 14, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Reviews for SoFi
    Is student loan refinancing a good idea, is SoFi legit, and is NOW a good time? The answers may surprise you. Read on.

    School Uniform Statistics: 23 Facts on Pros and Cons

    By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Student
    Does school uniforms really reduce bullying, improve academic performance and make schools better? Read on for 23 thought-provoking statistics on school uniforms including how many students wear school uniforms and the cost per year.

    Discover It Chrome for Student Review: Read This Before You Apply

    June 26, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Reviews for Discover it Chrome for Students
    If you are a college student on the go who doesn’t have time to juggle rewards categories that change all the time, then you may want to consider the Discover it Chrome for Students card.

    Student Credit Cards: Read This Before You Apply

    June 19, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Reviews for Student
    Being a college student is rewarding in more ways than one. Now you can finally get your own credit card, one that will reward you for your purchases.

    23 Research-Driven Ways to Save Money on Gas

    By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Gas
    Employ these tricks and tips for getting more mileage out of every dollar when you're behind the wheel.

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