Just because you’re in college and on a budget, doesn’t mean you can’t take a vacation. College is the time to make memories, it’s the time to set out and explore the world around you. While tuition, living expenses, and textbook prices are going up each year it may seem impossible that you’ll ever be able to afford a vacation while in college but there … Continue reading In College? Need a Vacation that Won’t Break Your Bank?
We’ve all been told to dress to impress. The only problem is affording such a wardrobe on a tight budget can be hard. A professional wardrobe can be extremely costly and many people lack the funds to line their closets with new trending fashions. We’re here to help though because every college student needs to have at least one professional outfit for that important interview, … Continue reading Dressing to Impress on a Budget
*sigh* Student loans. Nobody wants to deal with them, but without them, some would not be able to further their education. We have all heard at least one story that involved a ridiculous amount of student loan debt that would be enough to scare some away from getting a student loan in the first place. It is not at all bad to fear student loan … Continue reading Student Loans- Paying as go, paying off, how to handle
With student loans hanging over your head, the steep prices of textbooks and the miscellaneous costs of living on your own, it’s inevitable that a lack of finances can make some of the most exciting years of your college life pretty stressful. A solution to these burdens though could be way easier than you think. Every college student loves a good deal, but who actually has the time … Continue reading Making the Most of Your Money at Stores
Going off to college is expensive and many don’t have a huge budget for those dorm room decorations but we’re here to help. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best…and cheapest…DIY projects to make your dorm room feel like home this year! TIP #1: Before you even consider going out to buy items, take a look around your home for items that you can … Continue reading DIY – Dorm-It-Yourself
It may seem like a challenge to improve the financial literacy levels among millennials, but we have the perfect tips to get you started. Everything we discussed in part one can easily be taken care of with a little follow up. Economize Once you get your first real job and go out on your own, it is tempting to feel the excitement of spending all … Continue reading Millennials Part 2:Tips and Tools for a Better Financial Future
Millennials comprise the generation of individuals born between the early ’80s and early 2000s. This group of individuals grew up with the internet and is comfortable with technology. Millennials are considered to be more/better educated than their predecessors, more ethnically diverse, and more economically active. Yet they are faced with great roadblocks like student debt and the economic uncertainty. As a generation carrying new personal … Continue reading Millennials Part 1: Their Financial Difference
Your college ID should be one of your most valued object while you go through college. It’s not only an emblem and access pass for while you’re on campus, but it’s also a way to get discounts and free admission into events. While it may be true that college students don’t make much money, retailers still view you as one of the most coveted demographics. To get … Continue reading Why You Should be Flashing Your Student I.D.
It’s important to help your children establish good money habits at an early age; and who better to teach your children about good money habits than you? As their parent you can start by teaching them what money is and the financial values YOU uphold. Talk to them about money as casually as you would about brushing teeth or washing hands. The goal for now is … Continue reading Raising Financially Aware Kids