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Five Tips for Managing Your Financial Aid Refund

Navigating the banking and financing choices can be especially tricky for college students coming right out of high school. People who are new to the world of finance may feel they have limited options. The following are just a few options. 1. Use a Student ID Debit Card Many schools make use of Higher One’s […]

Unique Ways to Save Money This Year in College

If you are a college student, then you know that going to college is expensive. There is tuition and fees to pay and meals and textbooks to buy. However, there are some unique ways to save money this year in college. Rent Your Textbooks Going to buy textbooks at the bookstore for the first time […]

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, […]