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College Graduates Need to Protect Their Credit – Here’s How

Summary: College students are at a great point in their lives. They are just getting started and don’t have any negative financial comments in their credit reports. Getting into wise financial habits now will help prepare them for their future. College is a great time of life, but the whole purpose for getting that education […]

Budget Guidance for College Students

When students go off to college, they may quickly encounter financial challenges never faced previously. Or at least not experienced apart from parental assistance. Quite suddenly, college students are dealing with tens of thousands of dollars annually, money that pays for tuition, room and board, covers the purchase of books and provides funding for related […]

Money Matters: College Students & Personal Budgeting

College students are getting hit from every angle. Tuition and board continue to outpace inflation, hundreds of dollars in athletic fees are assessed each academic year and the price of the college textbook can easily top $200. Paying for higher education these days can be challenging, nearly impossible for many students. There are ways, however, […]

Student Guide to Saving Money

Today, students are having a harder time paying their bills and putting money away for the future. The Canadian Federation of Students notes that the grants and part time jobs that helped students pay for post secondary education have become rarer, leaving students with an average of $27,000 just in student loan debt upon graduation. […]