Tag: saving money

Why Private Not-for-Profit Colleges Cost Less Than You Think

Director of Financial Aid, Trinity Christian College

A larger price tag isn't always more expensive when it comes to college. Read on to see how you can save money by attending a private not-for-profit school. read more

8 Ways to Save Better as a Student

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

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

5 Ways to Decorate Your College Apartment on a Budget


Decorating your college apartment doesn't need to be an expensive ordeal. These five tips will help spiff up your new space without breaking the bank. read more

How to Throw an Awesome Halloween Party on a College Budget

Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Communications

College students don't need to spend a ton of money to throw a spook-tacular Halloween party, and these budget-friendly ideas are proof! read more

The Most Affordable Pro Sports Stadiums for College Students

CEO & Founder, Events Ticket Center

Looking for sports off campus? These are the most cost-efficient (aka cheap) stadiums and teams around the country--perfect for college students on a budget! read more

3 Sneaky Ways College Students Accidentally Lose Credits...and Money

Freelance Writer

These three admission and financial aid mistakes are easy to make. And common. And costly. read more

The Best Student Discounts: Food, Clothes, and More

CollegeXpress Student Writer

Student discounts can take the edge off your college costs. Sure, it's only a 10%-15% edge. But every little bit helps. read more

5 Alternatives to Expensive Summer Programs

CollegeXpress Student Writer

Can't afford to go to an expensive summer college program? These five alternatives are easier on your wallet but still look good on your resume. read more

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

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