• Reasonable and Attainable 2018 Resolutions

    January 4, 2018

    Obviously, we have all come across pages and pages of resolutions going into the New Year, as expected. I was struggling a little with what I was going to choose as a 2018 resolution. I wanted something good but also attainable. I wasn’t going to spend my time trying something that was most likely going…

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  • Using Credit to Your Advantage

    August 5, 2017

    Why do you need credit: A short story When I was younger (around sophomore year of high school) my parents gave me a credit card. They said, “use it for your car gas and school supplies.” So I did. They told me to be careful with it and they would be watching every transaction I…

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  • Understanding Your Financial Aid

    August 1, 2017

    What Types of Aid Did You Receive? Federal Loans I know as I was going to into college I was completely and utterly confused about the difference between subsidized and subsidized loans. This may have been due to the fact that I didn’t spend the time looking at the fine print or even reading up…

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  • Steps to Organizing Your Income

    July 27, 2017

    When you don’t know where to start organizing. After graduating, I started working a minimum of two jobs at a time. Most of the time, however, I was working three consistent jobs with a side job as well. I work hard for my money, an average of 13 hours a day, multiple jobs at a…

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  • 4 Must Read Budgeting Books

    July 22, 2017

    I’ve read many books on budgeting, but few have captured my interest. During my job as a nanny I spotted a few books in the basement that related to making and saving money as a young adult. I thought “why not give it a try?! What’s it gonna hurt?” Well. I read them, and loved…

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  • 4 Ways to Start Saving Early

    May 1, 2017

    So many people in their early twenties and late teens struggle with saving up money, don’t know how to keep track of their finances or build up their credit. It’s so important to not drop your credit score during these years, which seems nearly impossible with so many larger expenses starting to come into play.…

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  • Quick Money-Saving Tips

    March 15, 2017

    As someone who’s bank account almost hit zero recently, I started figuring out ways to save money or make money on the side. I really need to be saving for my trip but I also don’t want to stay limited in what I do on a day to day basis. I’ve used a few things…

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