Talk to Your Teen About Financing College
Oct14

Talk to Your Teen About Financing College

by Suzanne Shafer, Parent Editor If you have a college-bound teen you’re well aware of the cost of college – it’s high. In a 2013 story in Business Week, one graduate confessed she had given up on her student loan debt of $186,000. She is not alone. With the nation struggling under a $1 trillion student debt crisis, stories like hers are nothing uncommon. For the first time ever, the national student loan default rate exceeds the...

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Frugal Student Tip #15 – Save Money With Less
Jan26

Frugal Student Tip #15 – Save Money With Less

Did you ever think about the fact that the people who are telling you how much detergent to use are selling you detergent?

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Frugal Student Tip #14 – Make Money – Sell Your Stuff
Jan12

Frugal Student Tip #14 – Make Money – Sell Your Stuff

Cash-poor but item-rich? You may be able to make money by selling things you no longer need or want. Use these tips to get informed and be safe.

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Frugal Student Tip #13 – Save Money – Repair or Re-purpose
Dec22

Frugal Student Tip #13 – Save Money – Repair or Re-purpose

“Use it up, wear it out, make do, or do without.” This phrase was popular during World War II when resources were scarce. If you’re a frugal student, your resources are worth saving, too.

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Frugal Student Tip #12 – 5 Free Holiday Gift Ideas
Dec15

Frugal Student Tip #12 – 5 Free Holiday Gift Ideas

Feeling stressed about buying holiday gifts for friends, coworkers, or your roommate? Don’t! These 5 free holiday gift ideas will save the day — and the money!

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Frugal Student Tip #11 – Check Your Receipt
Dec08

Frugal Student Tip #11 – Check Your Receipt

You know to avoid money mistakes like late fees, but if you don’t check your receipt, you may be throwing dollars into the trash as you leave the store.

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