4 Ways to Find the Best Spring Break Deals

For a college student trying to live frugally, there’s nothing quite as dangerous as an epic spring break trip. When you’re caught up in the moment and having the time…

How to Start a Sinking Fund (and Why You Should)

Accomplishing anything is easier with specific goals. Whether you’re training to run a marathon, learning a new programming language or trying to advance in your career, you’ll make faster progress…

How to Understand Your Student Loan Options

The student loan process asks a lot from incoming college students. Before they even leave the comfort of their childhood home or take a single college class, they’re expected to…

What You Need to File with FAFSA

Filling out the FAFSA is one of those tasks that’s easy to keep putting off. It’s boring, time-consuming and notoriously complicated – for students as well as parents. But as…

How to Plan and Save on Holiday Travel

Some of my fondest college memories aren’t from going to homecoming games, attending my first college party or walking around campus when no one else was going to class. Some of…

How to Use a Student Credit Card Successfully

Signing up for a student credit card probably sounds exciting. After all, for most students, it’s the first chance to open a line of credit – well, besides the student…

How To Save Money On College Textbooks

It’s a common trope: going to college is expensive. There’s tuition, the overpriced cafeteria plan, and the cramped dorm room that costs more than your parent’s mortgage. College costs have…

Student Loans Explained: WTFinance

Truth is, there is a lot to be excited about when it comes to college: new friends, a new routine, (college parties!), and more independence. But along with all these…

How to Create a Budget for Back-to-School

When I was growing up, back-to-school shopping equated to a few pairs of clothes, a handful of college-ruled notebooks, and a new backpack. (Note: These was during the age of…

How To Go Back To School As An Adult

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