What Should You Do with Your Graduation Money?

by Andrew Schreiber 21. May 2013
Graduation is on the horizon for many high school and college students. That means there are many things to look forward to - one being graduation money! Having been a broke college student not too long ago, I know of the desire to blow it all on a summer vacation, a new car, or partying. Graduation marks many peoples’ entrance into the “real world,” and that can be a scary thing. We have to start thinking about our mounting debt, finding a job, and becoming financially indepen... [More]

Spring Break Travel Tips

by Stacy Tharp 13. March 2013
If you have a fun trip planned for Spring Break, good for you – you deserve it! Traveling, however, can be stressful, even though the reason for your trip is likely to get away from stress! So, in order to keep your vacation as relaxing as possible, follow these simple steps BEFORE you leave! 1) Let your financial institutions know you’ll be traveling. In order to protect you from fraudulent activity, financial institutions monitor your “normal” spending ac... [More]

Money Tips for College Students

by Erica Starr 14. November 2012
If you are like many young people, going off to college is the first time you begin to feel like an independent individual. Your parents and teachers have taught you all they can to prepare you for the “real world,” and now it’s up to you to decide whether or not you’d like to follow the advice and lessons you’ve learned over the years. With no one around to scold you or tell you what to do, entering into your newly emancipated lifestyle, it can be tempting to make ... [More]


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