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Money Tips for College Students


Higher Education: Economic Boon or Bubble?

With the economic downturn of recent years, many Americans are wondering if a college degree is the answer to their employment woes.

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.

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.

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.

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.



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