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Budget like a boss in 3 easy steps

Learn the ins and outs of budgeting including useful apps and tools and how money can help you reach long- and short-term goals.
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6 easy ways to build your credit score—and why that matters

Rate this article and enter to winWant to buy a car? Lease an apartment? Get a mortgage for a house one day? You’ve probably heard this before, but in order to take out a...
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8 proven ways to be happier that you can try today

Rate this article and enter to winMoney, fame, love, sports, chocolateai??i??what works? For centuries, weai??i??ve been trying to figure out what makes us happy. Psychologists, economists, theologians, and others have come at this from...
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The student guide to understanding credit

Rate this article and enter to winWe’re all pretty familiar with credit cards (at least, in theory), but what about credit scores, credit reports, and what it means to be deemed “creditworthy”? How credit...
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5 tried-and-true money saving tips for students

Rate this article and enter to winGet used to hearing this one—college is expensive. You’re either feeling the effects now (oh hey, double shifts at the library and attending lots of irrelevant events for...
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Happy spending: How to budget for a better you

Rate this article and enter to winDilemma: You have $40 left after your monthly restock of PB&J supplies; you want to tag along with your bio partner for an Intro to Rock Climbing class,...
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Spend smart: 8 Steps to a budget that sticks

Rate this article and enter to winWhere does the money go? What happens to the missing socks? To one of these questions, you can finally get the answer. The college years are typically our...
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Thrifty Threads: How students dress well and spend less

Rate this article and enter to winHaving a hard time dressing without stressing about debt? Four inspired undergrads demo how it’s done.Bianca CooperFourth-year undergraduate majoring in environmental biology at Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland“I...
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Breaking budget?: 6 steps to smart spending

Rate this article and enter to winWhere the money goes is a brutal mystery—unless we plan and track our spending. In a recent Student Health 101 survey, 91 percent of students thought keeping a...
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Does your spending need a reality check?: How to budget better

Rate this article and enter to winThe college or university years are typically our first experience of managing (or blowing) adult finances. The responsibility can be empowering, but greater control over our finances calls...