To keep your budget balanced into 2019 and beyond, we’ve compiled this list of healthy spending habits that can help you to save money in the new year. […] Read more
Financial planning starting to freak you out? Here’s what you really need to know about sending your kid to college.
Nearly three-quarters of parents report their highest stressor as completing applications for admission and financial aid for college, with their biggest concern being the amount of student loans the family will need to borrow. So, before you get too stressed out, here are 4 ways to prepare for college. […] Read more
With 65% of 2017 graduates borrowing student loans and their average student debt per student climbing to $28,650, it’s no wonder the topic of student loans can be scary. However, it doesn’t have to be. Here are 3 things to remember to keep from being spooked: […] Read more
You’ve probably heard of credit scores as part of the conversation about financial literacy and applying for loans. This mysterious three-digit number can play a big role in the types of loans and services you qualify for. In this post, we’re going to demystify credit scores by exploring what they are, why they’re important and how we can check them. […] Read more
Between all the gifts for loved ones and the costs incurred to go visit them, it’s easy for our budgets to feel the crunch of the holiday season. Let’s look at some of the ways you can save money during the holidays, so you can afford to stay on track while the celebrations are underway. […] Read more
If you can stick to your budget under the stress of finals and midterms, you’ll be prepared to face future challenges in life with a level head. Let’s look at why sticking to a budget is so important during crunch time and check out some tips on how to stay on track when classes get tough. […] Read more
Whether your funds come from family, student loans, scholarships or your own wallet, you’ll need to budget for expenses like textbooks, housing and, yes, a social life. Knowing who’s footing the bill, what costs to expect and which ones you can live without — ideally before school starts — can reduce stress and help you form healthy financial habits for the future.
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