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Your everyday money mistakes: 5 ways to spend smarter

Rate this article and enter to winExcept for those times when a credit or debit card is a necessity, seriously consider leaving it behind. In studies, using cash is consistently associated with lower spending,...
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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 bio partner for an Intro to Rock Climbing class,...
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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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How to pay for school when you can’t

Rate this article and enter to winPaying for college sure can induce a sense-of-humor failure. But at Student Health 101 we had to find an upside, so here it is: The cost of higher...
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Spend smart: 8 Steps to a budget that sticks

Rate this article and enter to winWhere does the money go? What happens to the missing socks? To one of these questions, you can finally get the answer. The college years are typically our...
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Motivation fail?: 6 ways to fix it

Rate this article and enter to win $1,000Do you hit the snooze button time after time? Or start your assignments the night before they’re due? We all have habits we’d be happy to kick....
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Thrifty Threads: How students dress well and spend less

Rate this article and enter to win $1,000Having a hard time dressing without stressing about debt? Four inspired undergrads demo how it’s done.Bianca CooperFourth-year undergraduate majoring in environmental biology at Towson University in Baltimore,...
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Breaking budget?: 6 steps to smart spending

Rate this article and enter to win $1,000Where 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...
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Does your spending need a reality check?: How to budget better

Rate this article and enter to win $1,000The college or university years are typically our first experience of managing (or blowing) adult finances. The responsibility can be empowering, but greater control over our finances...
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Take charge of your credit: What it means and how to make it stronger

Rate this article and enter to win $1,000College is a great time to start building a credit history. Whether you have good credit, are looking for ways to improve it, or have no idea...