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The Proper Money Mindset of a College Student

College is the real world. It comes with real experiences and real expenses. However, many adults refer to it as ‘Life in the ivory tower.’ That’s a very negative statement. What they mean is that life sort of presses pause when you’re on campus. That somehow life is easy and …

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Debts You Shouldn't Fear, and Why.

Some people don’t realize the damaging effects of debt. In their minds, it’s a part of life. If they owe several thousands of dollars on a credit card — it’s no big deal. However, debt can be the kiss of death. If you think I’m exaggerating, try applying for a mortgage with a …

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Money Journey: My Financial Mistakes Made in College

How I Paid for College and the Mistakes Along the Way I graduated top of my class in high school, #19 of 800, and immersed myself in school activities from theater to sports, was class president and did a ton of community service. Even with all the high school accolades …

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Renting or Buying Textbooks: Pros and Cons

It’s that time of the year again, and everyone student in America is in a rush to get their textbooks. The costs of textbooks and course-related materials have been growing over the years, so renting has become a very popular option. Having only graduated a year ago, I am pretty …

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How To Save On Back-To-School Supplies

Be Mindful and Save on Your Back-to-School Shopping This fall I’ll be joining millions across the US, and in other countries, as I pack my tote bag for my first college class in 2014. I’m going back to school this fall to finish my bachelors in criminology, which I’m insanely …

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The 5 Things I Realized After College

When I graduated college a year ago, one of my goals was to be one of the wealthiest people in my class. It’s a very common goal for a new adult dealing with an emotional high after graduation, but it wasn’t until a few months later that I realized it …

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Get the Most Out of Your Summer Internship

Get the Most Out of Your Summer Internship By: Julie P. | Skyo Internships are all the rage these days and absolutely integral to your post-college job search.  Internships come in all shapes and sizes and vary greatly between industries and even between companies within the same industry.  During my …

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My Most Valuable Class in College

Out of all the classes I took during my four years of college, there was one course that stands out as the most applicable, attributing to much of my success since graduating two years ago. While it might not have been the most exciting or thought provoking course, my Microsoft …

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