Readying Yourself for College

What’s more exciting, or scary, than going off to college! Your applications are over and your decision has been made. The next chapter of your life is about to begin but, we know that there are still a few you things you need to do before your off. We’ve put together a list of must do’s before you’re on your way this Fall. Check it … Continue reading Readying Yourself for College

Managing Finances Can Be Hard Just Look at These Celebrities Who Struggled!

When it comes to money, celebrities are just like the rest of us-they spend too much, save too little, and make a number of poor financial decisions. There are many celebrities that you would think would be financially well-off that are struggling. Some of them are better at saving, while others are spend-happy. Although their incomes may be large, their expensive lifestyles will oftentimes deplete … Continue reading Managing Finances Can Be Hard Just Look at These Celebrities Who Struggled!

Not all Sales are Created Equally

Although sales for the consumer usually mean savings, for retail shops and businesses they are simply tactics to boost purchases. For this reason, not all sales are created equal – for some you might not get an actual bargain or worse, end up paying more. To avoid this, here are some signs to look twice at a “sale”: BIG, BOLD, “Sale” Sign– This is pure … Continue reading Not all Sales are Created Equally

Why You Should be Flashing Your Student I.D.

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.

Raising Financially Aware Kids

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

Part 1: Free Money for Your College Education and Where to Find it!

There are many decisions that you have to make when considering attending a college or university. Money is usually one of the biggest actors in this process, and it is often a struggle. But it doesn’t have to be. On average across all school types, 20 percent of college students do not apply for any kind of financial aid, while 30 percent did not apply … Continue reading Part 1: Free Money for Your College Education and Where to Find it!

What to Do This Mardi Gras

King cakes, parades, and beads. Oh my! Carnival season is coming to a close, but the real fun is just about to begin! With many schools and businesses closing their doors for Fat Tuesday, February 28, go out and celebrate Mardi Gras Louisiana Style! Regardless of if you’ll be here in Baton Rouge, traveling to the soon to be packed city of New Orleans, or somewhere far … Continue reading What to Do This Mardi Gras