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The Five Best Tips To Save On Textbooks This Fall

The Five Best Tips To Save On Textbooks This Fall If you’ve never purchased a college textbook, it’s likely your jaw will drop when you first see the price.  It’s not uncommon for math and science textbooks to run well over $150 per book! When you have to buy 4-5 of these books a year (plus other books and materials …


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Do College Students Really Need Emergency Funds Too?

Do College Students Really Need Emergency Funds Too? Do college students need emergency funds? That would be a resounding yes. Here’s why. Quick Navigation ​Why College Students Need Emergency Funds 1. Most people don’t get serious with their money until much later on in life. 2. When an emergency does come up, you will not have a headache about it. …


The Best Places To Buy College Textbooks Online

The Best Places To Buy College Textbooks Online With all of the options to buy books, gadgets, and school supplies online, college bookstores are becoming more obscure, and purchases made on campus are more often made out of emergency, urgency, or convenience rather than necessity. The costs of college textbooks has been on the rise, but now that there are …

Cents App Review: Round Up Transactions to Pay Off Debt

Cents App Review: Round Up Transactions to Pay Off Debt For the past four or five years, “fintech” (that is, consumer-facing financial technology) has reached something of a fever pitch. While our parents had to balance checkbooks by hand (or via a personal computer), we have literally hundreds of apps that can do our dirty work for us. Thankfully, new …

101 Essential Resources And Tips For College Freshmen

101 Essential Resources And Tips For College Freshmen With hundreds of thousands of college freshmen starting college across the country, I wanted to share some of the best tips, tricks, and insights I’ve found and compiled so that none of you turn into a delusional college student. Starting life alone for the first time can be a challenge on multiple …

How To Pay Off $10,000 Of Debt In One Year

How To Pay Off $10,000 Of Debt In One Year It’s that time of year where we look back on what we have and haven’t accomplished and decide what to tackle in the second half of the year. For many, wealth building and debt reduction will be among the top goals for the year. If eliminating some of your debt …

How To Save Money Playing Games On Your Phone

How To Save Money Playing Games On Your Phone When you were a kid, didn’t you always dream about making money while playing games? I remember wishing that I could make money playing video games (and this was in the days before eSports was ever a thing). What’s great about it is being rewarded financially for doing something fun.  The …

The Best Online Banks For Your Money In 2018

The Best Online Banks For Your Money In 2018 Are you tired of waiting in long lines, and dealing with too many fees and minimum requirements? Opening a checking account with an online bank could be your solution. Today, almost every bank offers online banking options, but did you know that there are banks that solely operate online, with no …

How To Live Comfortably On Just $20,000 Per Year

How To Live Comfortably On Just $20,000 Per Year Picture this: You’re earning $50,000 a year but for one year you decide to stretch your budget to the max and live off of a meager $20,000. Let’s say that around 10 percent of your salary goes to taxes. That leaves you with $20,000 in savings – to do whatever you …