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  • Photo of Best Money Management and Financial Tips for Students

    Best Money Management and Financial Tips for Students

    Developing good financial habits in college (or before) will be beneficial when real life hits like a ton of bricks.

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    Do Student Loans Build Credit?

    You can get approved for a student loan much easier than any other type of advance or line of credit. Additionally, your income and credit score don’t impact your ability to get approved for federal funding. But how do student loans affect credit score points? Moreover, do student loans build credit when you make payments on time? If done the…

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    What Student Loan Forgiveness is and How You Can Get it

    If you have student loans, chances are you’re familiar with the term forgiveness. When you get forgiveness of a loan, it means you no longer have to pay back the full loan. There are quite a few ways in which you can get student loan forgiveness for federal loans. We’re going to touch upon a few of the ways you…

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    College Students: Why the Best Seasonal Jobs Are Around the Corner

    At the end of each school year, many college students try to find seasonal summer jobs. However, November’s business activity was at its strongest point in four months. In addition, many retailers started hiring for the upcoming holidays during August and September. This suggests that the best seasonal jobs this year are going to be available in the winter. Working…

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    Buying Textbooks on a Budget

    Every college freshman is warned about the high cost of textbooks, and they never really get it until they buy their first textbook and have to shell out $150. However, this is actually unavoidable, as you should be able to find options that are less than half the price. Here's how.

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  • Photo of Realistic Essential Budgeting Elements for the Broke College Student

    Realistic Essential Budgeting Elements for the Broke College Student

    When you don't have much money to start with, it's really hard to make a budget and stick to it. However, there are some nonnegotiable items in your budget that you need to take care of before everything. If these elements aren't prioritized, you'll find yourself in a deeper hole, getting behind on bills, and with nothing for emergencies. Broke…

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