Tag: budgeting

Smart Money and Budgeting Tips for High School and College Students

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Stanford University

It's never too early to think critically about your finances. Here are a few budgeting tips to get started, even as a high school student! read more

5 Inexpensive Date Ideas for College Students on Valentine's Day

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When you want to do something special for Valentine's Day but your wallet disagrees, check out these budget-friendly date ideas. read more

How to Transition From College to a Full-Time Job

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Freelance Writer

Every student has to deal with the college-to-career transition. Here are a few tips to make yours as smooth as possible. read more

8 Ways to Save Better as a Student

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Blogger, The Frugal Mrs. Jones

An essential part of college is learning to budget and save. Here are eight tips to start managing your money. read more

A Beginner's Guide to Financial Responsibility

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The start of college means new responsibilities, especially new financial ones. Here are some ways to start successfully managing your finances as you start college. read more

How to Buy Your First Car: The Complete Guide

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Editor-in-Chief, Carnegie Communications

Among the many milestones that come with being a young adult, buying your first car is a big one. It's exciting...but pretty intimidating, because your options seem limitless. Luckily, buying a car is not as hard as it seems. You just need to arm yourself with the right information. read more

3 Easy Steps to Becoming a Money-Saving Whiz in College

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Writer, TraditionalIRA.com, RothIRA.com

Saving money, cutting spending, and even starting a retirement account are all surprisingly within your reach as a college student. (And your future self with definitely thank you!) read more

10 Attainable New Year's Goals for College Students

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Student, Elmhurst College

The New Year can be exciting for college students, with second semester right around the corner. But what isn't so exciting is the hype about New Year's resolutions. read more

6 Money Tips for Studying Abroad

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Student, Brandeis University

Studying abroad is a unique opportunity to step into a new culture...but that doesn't mean you can take that step for free. read more

Are there situations where it's appropriate for young people to "splurge"?

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Yes, I think the best "splurge" young adults can make is on travel and experiences . . . read more