Best Money Tips: The College Edition
Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today, we are highlighting some awesome articles about finances in college!
Top 5 Articles
4 Places To Get Your Textbooks For Cheap — To get your textbooks for cheap, buy them used. [SavvySugar]
5 Reasons Teenagers and College Students Should Work — It is a good idea for teens and college students to work so they have work experience before they start a career. [Personal Dividends]
5 Ways to Earn & Save Money on College Costs — Save on college costs by paying through a 529 plan. [The Penny Hoarder]
College Degree Worth an Extra $550k — How you manage your career during the 40+ years you spend working is more relevant to your pay than your college degree. [Free Money Finance]
Tips for Prioritizing a Busy Week for College Students — College students can prioritize their week by pinpointing their essential priorities. [Day-Timer Blog]
Other Essential Reading
Should I consolidate my student loans? — If you lump together your student loans, you may lose benefits associated with each loan. [Money Under 30)
7 Helpful Tips for College Freshman — College freshmen should remember to pay attention to general education classes and spend the extra money for a private room. [Being Frugal]
Finding Grants and Scholarships for Your Soon-to-be-College Kid — Check with your local community heritage organizations to find out about scholarships. [I've Paid For This Twice Already]
How to Graduate College Debt-Free — Want to graduate college debt free? Consider going to community college and working during college. [savingtools.com]
Taking The Fear Out Of College Savings — Take the fear out of college savings by thinking about how much your family's income will grow over the next 18 years. [Parenting Squad]
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