Tag: budgets

How to Make a Budget in College

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Freelance Writer

College is the perfect time to start sticking to a budget. Not quite sure how to do that? These tips can help you get started. read more

5 Financial Strategies Students Should Learn Before Starting College

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English Tutor, TutorNerd

Many students don't have a lot of experience with managing money and finances in general, but they should understand these five financial topics before they head off to 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

7 Easy Ways College Students Can Earn Fast Cash

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In college you'll learn how to get rich slowly, legitimately, by hard work and pursuing a fruitful career. But during those four years in undergrad--and quite possibly beyond--sometimes you just need pizza money. Fast. read more

Can't Afford College Visits? 8 Ways to Make It Work

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Freelance Writer

Strapped for cash? There are many ways to reduce the expenses associated with visiting colleges both near and far. 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

Trends College Students Should Jump On Today

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Content Marketing Intern, InstaEDU

Success is not something handed to you on a silver platter. Just talk to any self-made CEO, and you'll see that the main reason they got there wasn't due to their connections (although connections can certainly catalyze your climb to the top), but because of hard work and strategic thinking. read more

Family Finances: Are You On the Right Path?

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Author; Publicity Expert

Some insider insights regarding balancing your family's finances--more important than ever when planning and paying for college! From the book Mastering the Mommy Track: Juggling Career and Kids In Uncertain Times by Erin Flynn Jay. read more