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A College Student’s Guide to Saving Money on Food

A College Student’s Guide to Saving Money on Food

For a busy college student—or anyone else who has a busy schedule–it’s difficult to eat fast, healthy, and on a budget. But here are some ideas that may help. If your budget is 15 cents and day, your only answer may be Ramen Noodles. Oatmeal is also fast, filling, and affordable. If you live onRead article

Save on College Text Books

Save on College Text Books

College students spend thousands of dollars on text books, so finding a way to save money on books is important. For these ideas to work, you’ll have to plan ahead. If you wait until the day before your class begins, your only option will be to run to the campus bookstore. But with a littleRead article

81 Student Discounts

81 Student Discounts

GiftCardGranny has a list of 81 student discounts to help you make the most of your student status. While most of these are geared toward college students, young scholars of any age should go ahead and try them. A few even apply to grade-school students. So flash your student ID and take advantage of discountsRead article

Summer Textbook Rentals

Summer Textbook Rentals

We wrote previously on how to save money on college textbooks. One strategy is to rent text books rather than buy them. We listed 4 great companies to use. One of those companies, CampusBookRentals.com has a fantastic offer for students attending summer classes. Now through August 2, 2013, you can rent any textbook for $29.Read article

Advice for College Seniors

Advice for College Seniors

Money magazine (May 2012, p. 12) offers the following advice for college seniors: “Don’t expect a job to come to you. Get out there and network with people.” –Matthew Doyle “Buy a used fuel-efficient car and brown-bag your lunch” –Christine Deloach “Always, always, always, spend less than you bring in.” –Barry Miller “Use only oneRead article