Financial Advice & Planning

6 Types of Part-Time Jobs for College Students

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The majority of students do work at least some hours while they are in school. When picturing jobs for students, many people likely envision working in fast-food restaurants or retail establishments. These are certainly very common jobs for college students. However, they are by no means the only options. Today, college students have a wide …

How To Graduate From College With Minimum Debt

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With the cost of college, graduating with no debt is reserved only for a lucky few. For the majority of students, graduating with some amount of debt is inevitable. There’s nothing you can do about that reality. However, with some savvy planning, you can reduce your overall debt substantially. If graduating with minimum debt is …

A Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Budget in College

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As they go away to college for the first time, many students find themselves slightly unprepared to be handling their own finances. While you may have had some experience in high school with managing money, the odds are good that you’ve never been entirely responsible for your own budget the way you are in college. …

Tips For Finding A Summer Job

Whether it's for the paycheck or the work experience, summer jobs are important financial advice & planning
Whether you are looking for a summer job to earn some money that you can put towards your college tuition, or you are looking for some work experience or an insight into a career, these tips will help you find a summer job that meets your requirements. Start Your Search Early The single most important …

6 Ways You Can Earn Extra Cash This Summer

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Taking up a job during the summer break is a great way to earn some extra cash, which you can use to buy a new computer or some other item that you need for college. Alternatively, you can put it towards paying back those overwhelming student loans. Fortunately, there are several money making opportunities available …