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College Tuition: More Bang for Your Buck

  • January 14th, 2016

College tuition rates have sky rocketed 1200% in recent months. In fact, some studies show that some of the facts I use are exaggerated or even totally made up.

On a serious note, college tuition is no joke.

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Saving for a Big Purchase

  • January 11th, 2016

The time has come. You need a new computer or maybe a new car. Mom and Dad can’t help you forever. It’s time to do it yourself. Here’s a guide to saving for a big purchase.

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Eating Well When You’re Broke

  • January 6th, 2016

So you’re trying to be healthy now? Good for you. Unfortunately, it’s gonna cost you, whether you live at home or you’ve got your own place now. Fresh, organic, non GMO – None of this comes cheap. So here’s a How-To on eating well… with limited funds:

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Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

  • January 4th, 2016

You need to read this. I know, I know. New Year’s Resolutions are tough. Whether you promised to quit a bad habit or start a new hobby, here’s how you do it.

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Things Your Parents Forgot to Mention

  • December 21st, 2015

 

Now that I’m almost adulting full-time, I decided to share some wisdom.

You see, there was a lot that I was unaware of, coming into the adult life..

For example, graduating college is really cool, especially for your parents’ life insurance policy, which kicks you off as a “congratulations for graduating” type thing.. 

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What really goes into your credit score?

  • December 17th, 2015

You’ve probably already heard about credit scores (thanks to all those annoying commercials with terrible songs), but what do you actually know about them? How long have they been around? And what’s the big deal about checking them?

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4 Ways to Get the Most Value from Your Tax Refund

  • December 16th, 2015

Occasionally, we like to feature guest posts from other organizations. America Saves is a non-profit dedicated to teaching people like you, me, us, how to be financially responsible. This post was written by Katie Bryan, America Saves Communications Director.

Tax time is one of the few opportunities when low-income households receive a sizable amount of money –

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5 Foolproof College Tuition Hacks

  • December 14th, 2015

It’s time to accept the fact that college is expensive. All of it. Tuition, room and board, meal plans, commuter costs, parking permits. I’ve never received a bill from my University and thought, “Wow, that’s pretty cheap!” But guess what I did? I got a degree without acquiring any debt. And before you assume that I’m 80 years old and college was cheap back in my day, I’m 21, and I graduated in 2015. So take my advice, seriously.

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Emotional Spending #CreditChat

  • December 9th, 2015

Q3. What emotional triggers can lead to spending unnecessarily? #creditchat @FTWCCU pic.twitter.com/BAetFYV1iA — Experian (@Experian_US) December 9, 2015  

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