Managing Money

Tricks to Stay Under Budget as a First-Time Freshman

Life as you know it has changed. You are no longer thriving off the funds of your parents, but are instead challenged to find your way as a college freshman. Living in the dorms or even in your own apartment, adjusting to school as well as living on your own can be overwhelming and expensive. […]

Five of the Easiest Ways to Save Money During College

This fall, many students will be on their own financially for the first time at college. The biggest physical and psychological stress factor for freshmen college students is money problems. Here are five great ways to save money easily. Live off of Campus Live off campus with roommates and split living costs. Living on campus […]

The 7 Best Practices for Managing your Money in College

The broke college student is more than just a stereotype. Most undergraduates can relate to stories about scrounging for change in between the seats of their car, or only being able to afford ramen noodles when their funds get too low. These tales can make for a good chuckle after graduation, but being unable to […]

6 Effective Organization Solutions For The Frugal College Students

Staying organized during college is key to staying on top of your homework while managing to maintain good grades. Unfortunately, not everyone is able to go out and spend lots of money on organizational items to add to their room. If you’re one of the many frugal students out there, rest assured that getting organized […]

Student Income Tips and Guidelines

When you are in college and you just moved in, money will most often be pretty tight after the moving company completed the job. It really doesn’t matter what kind of college you enrolled in, the truth is you will still need to fight to make ends meet if you want to stay on top […]

Great Ways to Track Your College Expenses

College is a great place for students to become more organized and start managing their affairs in a more structured and a professional way. Most people, like myself, do not have very rich and well off parents and as a result do not enjoy the luxury of having all our expenses paid by the parents. […]

Make Extra Cash From The Seasonal Closet Clean Up

Are you planning to clean up your closet and get rid of all the clothes you are not intending to wear anymore? Don’t throw the old clothing away because you can earn some money from selling the stuff you dislike. Many people tend to buy clothes, place them in the wardrobe and not wearing them […]

In Debt And Getting A Degree: How To Balance Them Both

Getting a college degree doesn’t mean having debt for the rest of your life, as there are many ways for students to find ways to pay for college without resorting to large student loans. Even when loans for a small part of your education can’t be avoided, there are still ways to save money while […]