Money Tips for College Students
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.
Rising student loan debt and high unemployment among young adults has made establishing good credit more challenging than ever. Good credit can help demonstrate to lenders your ability to manage debt and to be financially responsible.
Taking out 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.
Credit cards can be a great way to establish a person's credit history. But oftentimes, consumers are unable to qualify for a credit card on their own when they have no prior credit experience. They may need a cosigner to get them started.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
New Tips for Students
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...