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Keep your weekend busy…but free

Rate this article and enter to winAs students, we feel constant pressure to save, manage, and budget our money. There are so many things that can get in the way of doing so, but...
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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 budget would...
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Does your spending need a reality check?: How to budget better

Rate this article and enter to winDo you know where all your money is going? If you answered “no,” you’re typical of your peers. Almost all of us would much rather drink the latte...
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Happy spending: How to budget for a better you

Rate this article and enter to winDilemma: You have $40 left after your monthly restock of PB&J supplies; you want to tag along with your colleague for an Intro to Rock Climbing class, but...
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Take charge of your credit: What it means and how to make it stronger

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s never too late to start building or improving your credit. Whether you have good credit, are looking for ways to improve it, or have no idea what...
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Budgeting for the year ahead: Track, spend, and save

Rate this article and enter to winNow a fourth-year at Ashford University in Iowa, Teresa R. grew up the middle child of five. “Our family never had a lot of money and with five...
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RUN with your PASSION: How exercise can make a difference

Rate this article and enter to winHave you ever participated in a physical activity that raised money or awareness for a cause you care about? In a recent Student Health 101 survey, more than...
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Get going! What to expect when traveling abroad

Rate this article and enter to winOne of the best opportunities while in college is the option to study abroad. Programs are available all over the world, and range from a few weeks to...
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What to discuss with health care providers

Sometimes people feel awkward asking questions or explaining how they’re feeling to health care providers. But offering information will help them help you. Here are some tips: Explain any symptoms in detail. Make a list of...
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The beginner’s guide to budgeting

Rate this article and enter to winOne of the great things about beginning a new term or academic year is that it’s much like New Year’s-you get the chance for a fresh start. That’s...