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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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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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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...
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Motivation fail?: 6 ways to fix it

Rate this article and enter to winDo you hit the snooze button time after time? Or start your assignments and projects shortly before they’re due? We all have habits we’d be happy to kick....
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20 ways to manage your money when you don’t have much

Rate this article and enter to winIf you think you’re especially horrible at managing money—you’re not. And if you think students are especially horrible at managing money—they’re not. In fact, our entire species is...
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5 tried-and-true money saving tips for students

Rate this article and enter to winGet used to hearing this one—higher education is expensive. You’re either feeling the effects now (oh hey, side hustle to your side hustle and attending lots of irrelevant...
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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? Kristan Y., a student at the College of Southern...
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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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The balance beam: Prioritizing & managing your time

Rate this article and enter to winElizabeth M., a Texas Ph.D. student, only has time to write her thesis at night. She used to come home from school, head to a bedroom to work,...
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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...