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U.S. financial and economic topics from several finance writers.

When Money Runs Out as a College Student

When Money Runs Out as a College Student
Let’s face it: most college students are on a budget. There is only so much money to go around, but there are many expenses in play. From nights on the town to sporting events to gasoline, there is always something popping up.Just the same as those in the working world, a budget can go a long way in helping any college student stay on track. You don’t have to go to extremes. All you have to...
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If you never face financial trouble in college, consider yourself very lucky. In fact, it may not necessarily be a bad thing to fa... Read More
Friday, 11 September 2015 11:41
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Financial Tips for First Year College Students

Financial Tips for First Year College Students
With back to school season right around the bend, students all over the country are beginning to think about what the next few months will bring.As a first year college student, you are in an exciting position. You are making the big leap from high school to college, which is sure to change your life in many ways.It is common to face financial challenges along the way. After all, you are inching closer and closer to...
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This is great information Chris, and very very important for first year college students. This is one of the most important times ... Read More
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College Students: How are you Preparing Financially for the Fall Semester?

College Students: How are you Preparing Financially for the Fall Semester?
As a college student, there is nothing more exciting than the summer months. This is a time to unwind. This is a time to think about the year to come. Of course, it is also a time for you to realize that nothing lasts forever. Before you know it, the first day of the fall semester will be here.There is no better time than now to prepare financially for the fall semester. It may be a...
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The Cost of Dental School is on the Rise

The Cost of Dental School is on the Rise
With almost 100,000 dentists working in the United States alone, it is easy to see that this career path remains popular. However, there is one major roadblock that stands in the way of many students: the cost of dental school. According to the American Student Dental Association, the average dental student graduates with more than $241,000 in debt. Furthermore, 75 percent will have more than $100,000 in debt upon graduating. If the above numbers don’t open...
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How to Save Money on the Cost of College Tuition

How to Save Money on the Cost of College Tuition
It is an unfortunate fact that the cost of college continues to rise. While this may be true, it doesn’t mean you have to overpay to receive a degree. In fact, there are steps you can take to save on the cost of tuition. Here are three ideas to consider: 1. Opt for a junior college. Before you move onto a four year school, why not complete two years at a more affordable institution? This will...
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Tips for Finding the Perfect College Internship

Tips for Finding the Perfect College Internship
As a college student, you know it is important to gain work experience while you are still in school. This will go a long way in helping you land a job after you receive your diploma. Finding an internship is a great place to start. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done. You aren’t the only student seeking an internship. For this reason, there could be hundreds of applicants for the position you are most interested...
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3 Questions for your Financial Aid Counselor in 2015

College students throughout the country are hitting the classroom for the second semester. All of these students have paid their tuition and other expenses in some way, shape, or form.Even though classes are in full swing, it doesn’t mean you should shy away from speaking with your financial aid counselor. In fact, there are many questions you should feel compelled to ask during this time of the year. Here are three that may be on your...
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The Many Advantages of Federal Student Loans

In a perfect world, you would be able to attend college and receive your degree without ever borrowing a single dollar. Unfortunately, this is not reality for most students. It is not uncommon for a student to borrow tens of thousands of dollars along the way, doing whatever it takes to receive a degree.If the time comes to apply for a student loan, be sure to consider all your options. Here are some of the many...
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Second Semester Spending: How College Students can Save

Once the holiday break comes to an end, college students all over the country will return to campus and hit the books once again. Not only does this mean more studying for most students, but it also means spending more money.If money is on your mind and you are concerned about overspending during the second semester of the year, it is time to take a step back to review your budget.Here are some of the many...
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3 Easy Ways for College Students to Save Money

As a college student, it is safe to say that money is always on your mind. You never seem to have quite enough, even after your parents add a few bucks to your bank account.Fortunately, there are steps you can take to save money throughout the year. By changing your spending habits, you may soon find that your financial situation is not nearly as challenging.Here are three ideas to consider:1. Set an actual budget. Many college...
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