Articles tagged in college

05.25.11

The Road To Financial Independence: The Student Credit Card

Alex Gutow

As the end of the school year nears, the excitement of going off to college is building for many high school seniors. One of the most exciting things for these incoming freshmen is the independence that college will bring: no curfew, no parents and no easy access to parent’s wallet when they need some extra money. Before this class heads

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09.23.10

10 Ways to Save Money in College

Jonathan Rivers

If college is supposed to be the time of your life, then why are you broke? We want you to have a good time and enjoy your college years without having to sell your body to science to cover the day-to-day expenses.

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05.21.09

Five Ways to Master Your Credit Card Debt After College

David Tu

No one can argue that current economic times are tough.  But recent survey result shows that times can be tougher for fresh college graduates. According to a recent survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers, just about 20 percent of 2009 graduates who applied for a job actually have one; accompany this with the report from Sallie Mae

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05.14.09

11 Ways to Fail Financially While in College

David Tu

Academics are not the only thing you should worry about as you grind through the horrendous prison that is college — parties, booze, spring break — oh, the horror! According to a recent study by Sallie Mae, the average college student will graduate with $4,100 worth of credit card debt, a staggering amount in addition to what they’re already owing

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