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Smart Money: Need help navigating finances as a college student? We’re here for you. Smart Money features will deliver tips and hacks for managing your money in college and beyond.

Whether you’re looking for help budgeting, making extra cash, or juggling side gigs, our tips can assist. Keep an eye on your email inbox for regular updates to help you build a healthy relationship with your money.

6 Apps that Save You Money

Everybody needs to save some cash sometimes. Maybe you lost your job, or had to take a pay cut, or had an unexpected bill...

How to Juggle Your Side Gigs

Side gigs have become a staple of the U.S. economy. With federal minimum wage unchanged since 2009 at $7.25 per hour, it’s not surprising...

How to Hack College Pre-Reqs

Everybody and their brother has advice to new college students about how best to maximize their college experience. And in few areas does that...
4 Genius Ways to GET PAID to Learn

4 Genius Ways to GET PAID to Learn

College has become way too expensive. Nearly 70% of college students graduated with $29,800 worth of debt in 2018, as reported by CNBC. But...

Book Rentals: the Answer to High Textbook Prices?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, college and university textbook prices increased 88% between 2006 and 2016. That rate of price increase...

Ready for a Vacation Rental Side Hustle?

We’ve all heard about people making bank renting out a spare room on the weekends or special occasions. Some people even do it full...
Need Help Paying for College? These Majors Have the Best Scholarships

Need Help Paying for College? These Majors Have the Best Scholarships

Getting money for college can feel like a tricky and never-ending process if you don’t have any kind of savings to get started with....
Fast-Track Career Options to Get to the Money, Fast

Fast-Track Career Options to Get to the Money, Fast

EmploThe main goal for many students after graduation is to start earning money as quickly as possible. This also holds true for people wishing...
Get Your Garnished Tax Refund Back — Student Loan Default Help

Get Your Garnished Tax Refund Back — Student Loan Default Help

Come upon hard times? It happens to the best of us. While you were counting on that huge tax refund to go on vacation...
How to Not Overspend When You Go Out

How to Party Without Going Broke

Feel like your check isn’t stretching as far as it used to? You’re not imagining it. The cost of living is up 14 percent...

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