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How to Save Money as a New College Student

When you’re a college student money can be tight. Finding ways to save a few bucks here and there might be the difference between a real dinner or another night of ramen noodles on the couch. Learning to live on a budget can be challenging but identifying where you spend too much each month can help you afford everything you want and need. It might take a little sacrifice and

How to Manage Your Finances in College

You can learn many valuable lessons at college. Money management is one of them. Most students find that out the hard way when they realize they’re spending more than they’re bringing in. For some, Mom and Dad are a reliable safety net but they’re not going to be there your whole life. So become one of the smart kids and learn how to manage your finances. It’s not as difficult

How to Increase Your Financial Aid Award

Finding out you were accepted to one of your top schools and then finding out that you can’t afford to study there is an emotional roller coaster that you may be preparing yourself for, but it can still be extremely upsetting. If you have your heart set on studying at a particular college, but the school is not offering you as much financial aid as you need, then there are

How to Get Started Trading Stocks While You're in College

If you’ve always been captivated by the stock market and the complicated world of investment, then you will probably be anxious to start trading stocks while you’re in college. By now you’ve probably learned a thing or two about economics and if you have a little bit of side cash you can play with then you might be feeling the urge to start investing. Even so, the stock market can

How to Be an Entrepreneur While You're in College

Who said you can’t start your business before you graduate from college? Some students are taking the initiative to begin their path to entrepreneurship well before they graduate from Wake Forest University. Even if you’re not planning to own a business after school, you can take this time to be your own boss and make additional income. Whatever your reasons for becoming an entrepreneur as a college student, you can

5 Ways to Boost Your College Financial Aid

It’s hard to bring someone down after they open the admissions letter from one of their top schools and find out they’ve been accepted. Although, it can happen faster than you would think if you look at the financial aid package you’ve been offered and it’s not as much as you need. No matter what college you plan to attend, if you don’t have the funds to pay your tuition,

5 Unconventional Ways to Save Money in College

Saving money. Sounds like a great idea, but it’s always so much tougher to do in practice than theory. Well it doesn’t have to be, not if you get creative about it. There are plenty of ideas out there and college students seem to be coming up with new ways to put a little extra cash in their pockets every year. If you find your cash flow to be lacking

5 Money-Saving Tips for College Students on a Budget

With the costs of tuition going up yearly, financial concerns grow more and more for college students. Even if student loans prevent you from living from paycheck to paycheck, irresponsible spending will land you in financial trouble eventually, whether it will be while you’re still in college or after your graduation. And tuition is far from the only financial concern college students face monthly. Between transportation, textbooks, rent, party expenses,

5 Important Money Management Tips for New College Grads

The first question about managing your money right after you have graduated from college is not “How do I manage my money?” it’s “Do I have any money?” Recent college graduates are not well known for their Bel-air mansions, luxurious trips to Rome, or their ownership of skyscraping Vegas casinos. The image of the recent college graduate looks pretty similar to the image of the college freshman, just older and

5 Good Money Moves for Recent College Grads

If you have just graduated from college, there is a good chance that you feel a little like you’ve been trying to navigate your life with out a compass. It’s okay to be in this position – a lot of recent college grads are in the same boat. This is especially the case when it comes to finances. After college, you may be trying to figure out how you will