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Money Tips for College Students


Most respondents to a recent CreditDonkey.com survey said they learned key finance concepts in high school. Despite all the reports about poor financial literacy buzz among adults and debates over when teens should learn money management skills, ...

How a Man, a Boy, and a Donkey Can Help Your Financial Life

No matter how hard you try, you can't please everybody. See how a man, a boy, and a donkey learned that important lesson.

Infographic: College Alcohol Statistics

The answer to success may be as easy as cutting back on alcohol consumption in college. When you take the time to look at statistics, you can see how alcohol, debt and academic success all work together.

Teacher Statistics: How Teachers Make a Difference

You know that bumper sticker that says, “If you can read this, thank a teacher”? It’s the literal truth. While most of us spend more time thinking about reality TV stars and pro athletes, teachers are among the few people who truly affect our lives in a direct and positive way.

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.



New Tips for Students

    23 Common Interview Mistakes for College Students

    December 3, 2014 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Student
    There’s no way to get a job without an interview. So be prepared and don’t make any of these 23 mistakes.

    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 Ways That Studying Abroad Changes You

    November 17, 2014 - By Cassy Parker - Tips for Student
    Study abroad and your life will never be the same. Here are 23 ways that you’ll be forever changed after your study abroad experience.
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    23 Things Money-Smart College Students Do

    November 14, 2014 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Student
    People go to college to learn new things and prepare themselves for a career. What they have trouble finding – if they bother looking at all – are the ground rules of personal finance. Those who figure out how to take control of their cash are better off once graduation rolls around and those student loans come due.

    23 Financial Aid Mistakes to Avoid

    November 13, 2014 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Student
    Taking out students loans is about as stressful as applying for college. By now, you’re committed to going to college, but you have this one stumbling block in front of you: Money. Mess this up and you’ll be sorry.
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    23 Tips on How to Manage Your First Credit Card

    November 12, 2014 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Best Credit Card for First-Time Users
    When used wisely, your first credit card can set you up for a strong financial future. Anyone who lends you money throughout your life — whether it’s a credit card company or someone giving you a loan — wants to see that you know how to handle credit. And the one way to create such a history is to start with a credit card. At the same time, it can be easy to abuse the privilege of owning a card by racking up more charges than you can handle or not having a way to pay off your debt.
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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.
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    Best Places to Study Abroad

    October 5, 2014 - By Josh Durso - Tips for Student
    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.

    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.

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