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A College Student’s Guide to Making Money This Year

March 4, 2013 - Christen - 0 comments

As a college student, I usually needed money for something — whether it was a textbook, food, snacks, or the occasional off-campus outing with my friends.   Thankfully, I worked summers and was wise enough to save my money so that I could use it throughout the year. My... Continue reading »

Leaving the Nest: Get Out … and Stay Out?

February 22, 2013 - Christen - 0 comments

After a recent conversation with my cousin, who is a sophomore in college, about her plans after graduation, I thought about a new normal where most college graduates that I know personally (myself included) end up moving back home for some period of time after they graduate... Continue reading »

Shopping Year-Round Can Save You Money

February 13, 2013 - Brandon - 0 comments

For me, shopping for a good sale is usually pretty easy because I know when and how to shop for what I want. When I step inside a store, I immediately go to the sale section. I rarely, if ever, purchase anything at full price.   In the past, it seemed that a good sale... Continue reading »

How to Minimize Your Chances of Identity Theft This Tax Season

February 5, 2013 - Anna O - 0 comments

Identity theft is never a good experience for the victim and it’s important to be vigilant about protecting your identity at all times, including tax season. Tax filing season is one of the times when many people can be particularly vulnerable to identity... Continue reading »

Three Small Changes That Will Help Me to Save Big in the New Year

January 28, 2013 - Christen - 0 comments

Each year at the end of December, I mentally take stock of the things I want to change for the coming year. I make a short list of financial and personal goals and try my hardest to stick to them. This year is no different. As I begin to think about my goals, I’ve listed a few... Continue reading »

How Much is that Doggy in the Window?

January 9, 2013 - Anna O - 0 comments

Thinking about spring weather and outdoor activities I’d like to partake in, I have been considering purchasing or adopting a dog. Dogs make wonderful companions and tend to make people more active.   However, when considering the pros and cons of having a pet, I cannot... Continue reading »

Avoid a Holiday Spending “Hangover”

November 28, 2012 - Christen - 0 comments

In preparation for the holiday season, it’s very easy to overspend on holiday gifts, decorations and holiday dinners. I’ve compiled a few easy-to-follow tips that may help you avoid a holiday spending hangover (that terrible feeling you get after realizing you’ve spent more... Continue reading »

Online Reviews: Buyer Beware

November 1, 2012 - Christen - 0 comments

A common practice (or at least it should be) before making a purchase either online or in-store is to research the product. Reading the opinions of previous purchasers of the product you are considering should offer you some insight as to whether it is in fact what you are... Continue reading »