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Money Tips for College Students


Student Guide to Credit Cards

College students: avoid crippling debt and build a solid credit history with our infographic guide to credit cards. Learn how to be responsible here.

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.

Are you falling into debt or hurting your credit without knowing it? Learn about the 23 most common credit card mistakes and how to avoid them.

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.

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.



Recent Tips for Students

    Best Student Loan Refinance

    Refinancing your student loans is one of the best money moves you can make. But where should you start? Here are our top recommended student loan refinancing providers.

    Study: Average Student Loan Payment

    The average student carries $37,172 in student loan debt, with a monthly payment of $351. Read on to learn about student loan debt facts and trends.

    Parent PLUS Loan Forgiveness: Is It Possible?

    Did you take out student loans for your child to go to college? Has some regret set in? You do have some repayment options - just not as many as student borrowers.

    REPAYE: How Revise Pay As You Earn Works

    You're not alone if you hit a roadblock with keeping up with your student loans. There's a way you could lower your monthly payments with the REPAYE Program. Here's what you need to know.

    FedLoan: What You Need to Know

    You thought your student loan was with the Department of Education, but it turns out you need to pay back FedLoan. Huh? We explain all about this loan servicer below.

    Loan Forgiveness for Teachers: What Are Your Options?

    Like most new graduates, you probably have more than $30,000 in student debt. If you are a teacher and that's around your starting salary, what are you supposed to do?

    How Do Student Loans Work

    Understand how student loans work, from the types of loans available, how to get them, and how payments work. Read on to learn your options.

    10 Grants to Pay Off Student Loans

    It's possible to pay down student loans without money from your own pocket. Graduates in certain fields have free money waiting for them. You just have to know where to look.

    How to Lower Student Loan Payments

    After college, you get a six-month grace period on your student loans. That's not a long time. Suddenly your loan payments become due. How will you pay them back?

    23 Overwhelming Student Loan Debt Statistics

    The average graduate has $37,172 in student loan debt, making it America's fastest growing consumer debt. Read on for more alarming statistics.

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