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Fight the urge to splurge: 7 ways to avoid monster spending

Rate this article and enter to winIn December, many events and celebrations take place, and this can make spending seem attractive, even necessary. Plus, for some, shopping is a way to escape the grind...
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The 10-dollar challenge: How to eat healthfully on a budget

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re like many students, you need to stretch your dollars when it comes to food. Here’s a challenge: Make 10 dollars worth of groceries into enough meals...
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Keep your weekend busy…but free

Rate this article and enter to winAs students, we’re constantly told to save, manage, and budget our money. There are so many things that can get in the way of doing so, but the...
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Building blocks for budget-friendly meals

Rate this article and enter to winAre you so busy that it feels like there’s barely time for eating, let alone planning meals and cooking? Katelyn J., a junior at the University of Nebraska...
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Spend smart: 8 Steps to a budget that sticks

Rate this article and enter to winWhere does the money go? What happens to the missing socks? To one of these questions, you can finally get the answer. The college years are typically our...
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10 tips for having a blast on a budget

Rate this article and enter to winIf you think you’re the only one with a tight budget, think again! In a recent Student Health 101 survey, 50 percent of respondents said their approximate weekly budget for...
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Breaking budget?: 6 steps to smart spending

Rate this article and enter to winWhere the money goes is a brutal mystery—unless we plan and track our spending. In a recent Student Health 101 survey, 91 percent of students thought keeping a...
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Take the fear out of financial aid: Learn how to manage loans and grants

Rate this article and enter to winGreat news: There are many ways to pay for school. In fact, about 64 percent of respondents to a recent Student Health 101 survey said they have a combination of...
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Does your spending need a reality check?: How to budget better

Rate this article and enter to winThe college or university years are typically our first experience of managing (or blowing) adult finances. The responsibility can be empowering, but greater control over our finances calls...
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Your everyday money mistakes: 5 ways to spend smarter

Rate this article and enter to winExcept for those times when a credit or debit card is a necessity, seriously consider leaving it behind. In studies, using cash is consistently associated with lower spending,...