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Travel Insurance for College Students: Should You Buy It?

Travel Insurance for College Students: Should You Buy It? Many college students treasure their international travel or study-abroad experiences. But these adventures often come with a hefty price tag (especially given the low incomes of most students). Most students don’t even consider insuring their travel, but in some cases that’s a financially responsible choice. Is travel insurance worth the cost? …


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CardCruncher Review: Recommended Credit Card Rewards

CardCruncher Review: Recommended Credit Card Rewards Are you looking to maximize your credit card rewards while minimizing your credit card stress? Choosing a single credit card for all your expenses is a great way to enjoy great rewards without having to worry about sign-up bonuses or which card to swipe when you get to the register. Personally, I’ve used one …


Zipcar Review: A Good Car Alternative for College Students?

Zipcar Review: A Good Car Alternative for College Students? If you’re like most college students, you’re always looking for a good way to trim a few bucks off of your spending. From crowding four (or more) people into a two-bedroom apartment, to joining every campus club for the free food, students know how to save money in college. But such …

Google Pay and Google Wallet Alternatives You Can Try Out

Google Pay and Google Wallet Alternatives You Can Try Out Earlier this year, Google did away with Android Pay and Google Wallet in an attempt to unify all its digital wallet features into a single app: Google Pay. The rollout was anything but smooth (the first rendition didn’t have the option to send money to friends), but with more than 100 …

The Best Phone Plans For College Students To Save Money In 2018

The Best Phone Plans For College Students To Save Money In 2018 Cell phones are a must have for college students everywhere.  Many college students start leaving their parents’ family plan, but don’t know where to go to find the best deals. And it can be confusing to try and find the best cell phone plans to save money with …

Experts Share Five Tips for Dealing with Unforeseen Expenses

Experts Share Five Tips for Dealing with Unforeseen Expenses The heater in your house broke down overnight and now you have to get a new one. A tire goes flat in the middle of the highway and you need a tow. You have to make an emergency stop at the hospital because all of a sudden your child sprung a …

Comparing The Best College Textbook Rental Sites For 2018

Comparing The Best College Textbook Rental Sites For 2018 One of the best ways to reduce the cost of college is to save money on textbooks. And textbooks aren’t cheap. The College Board estimates that the average student will spend $1,200 per year on textbooks!  That’s not to mention the fact that prices on textbooks continue to rise. They have …

Barnes and Noble Textbook Rental Review – Middle Of The Pack

Barnes and Noble Textbook Rental Review – Middle Of The Pack Amazon famously made former book selling giant, Barnes and Noble fall from notoriety. However, the now humbled retailer hasn’t completely fallen from relevance. In fact, it’s textbook rental service offers competitive pricing, fair terms, and a reasonable selection of textbooks. Unfortunately, Barnes and Noble’s user interface is still extremely …

AbeBooks Review: Consistently Low Prices On Used Textbooks

AbeBooks Review: Consistently Low Prices On Used Textbooks Online textbook marketplaces and textbook rental sites have altered the textbook marketplace permanently. College bookstores no longer have a monopoly on textbook pricing. However, it’s not always obvious if its better for someone to rent a textbook or to buy it used from an online vendor. Renting textbooks and buying them used …

Valore Books Review: A Cheaper Alternative But Limited Textbook Inventory

Valore Books Review: A Cheaper Alternative But Limited Textbook Inventory ValoreBooks is a college textbook rental company that claims it can save its customers as much as $500 per year.  Given the sky high prices of textbooks, this claim seems believable. In fact, ValoreBooks rental prices proved far cheaper than the rental prices of other rental sites (even when you …