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Best podcasts for college students

Why are podcasts becoming so popular these days? As a society, we have learned that we can be entertained 24/7 all with the convenience of our cellphone. Podcasts are easy to digest and can offer knowledge and entertainment. And because you’re students and want the best of the best, we came up with a list…

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How Trump’s tax reform could impact your student loan debt

Welcome to the start of tax season. That special time of year that leaves many students scratching their heads, wondering what the heck they need to do to file their income tax return. And if you’ve been following the news, you might also remember that back in January 2018, the Trump administration passed a Tax…

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How to make your money last all semester long

As a college student, running out of money halfway through your semester is probably your worst nightmare. You need that money to last and we’re here to provide you with the tips to make that happen. It’s all about the plan and we are good at that over here. Chances are when you take out…

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Black Friday on a student loan budget

How do you navigate black Friday shopping when you’re on a student loan budget? The one thing you shouldn’t do, is try to keep up with the people around you. To help navigate, we came up with some things you can do to feel good about your holiday spirit and avoid draining your bank account.…

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How to file the FAFSA for grad school

You’ve filed the FAFSA for undergrad, but what about for grad school? You should know there are a few differences that need to be considered when filing the FAFSA for grad school and we don’t want you to miss anything so we are walking you through the process.   Most students have filed the FASFA…

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10 Places to buy used textbooks

Whether you’re starting your first year of college or preparing for your next semester, the burden of funding your education can be overwhelming. The seemingly never-ending list of fees can quickly feel insurmountable. Fortunately, there is a way to save large amounts of money by using alternative sources for textbooks beyond the campus bookstore. In…

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3 Websites that offer college textbooks for free

So you’ve paid your tuition, dormitory fees, and purchased a meal plan. You breathe a sigh of relief thinking that your college costs have finally come to an end. But just weeks before class starts you suddenly remember you need…. books. How do you afford the books you need on your college budget? Free textbooks,…

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How to defer your student loan payments

Sometimes life throws unexpected curveballs and we end up with heavy medical expenses, job loss, or some other financial crisis that makes paying off student loans feel impossible. Your student loan payment is important, but it can’t always come first. Student loan deferment or forbearance can help you out of this tight spot by postponing…

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How to defer your student loan payments

Sometimes life throws unexpected curveballs and we end up with heavy medical expenses, job loss, or some other financial crisis that makes paying off student loans feel impossible. A deferment or forbearance can help you out of this tight spot by postponing your student loan payments for a temporary amount of time. Here’s how you…

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10 Ways to pay less for college

It’s no surprise that college is expensive, but you can be savvy about tuition costs and SAVE money. We have 10 ways you may not have thought of to pay less for college. You may be thinking “this is impossible”; however, by following these tips you may find yourself in a better financial situation when…

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