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FASFA Sends Incredibly Insensitive Tweet

Ah, FASFA. There are so many good things about you, like when money for our meal plans finally come through. There are also so, so many things wrong with you, including that time someone...
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10 Tips for Paying Off Your Student Loans

Because being debt-free would feel SO good.

The 5 Colleges & Majors With the Best (and Worst) Return on Investment

Here in the United States, education comes at a price. As the cost of education climbs and climbs, loans have become increasingly necessary for students interested in pursuing higher education. As a result, the...
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Student Loans: The Burden We Can’t Refinance…Yet

If you're like me, you're stuck paying off student loans with an interest rate of 6.8% which basically ensures that I'll be paying them off forever (with most of it going to interest.) The...
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5 College-Friendly Tips for Filing Your Taxes

If you strike up a conversation with just about any adult in this country, you will probably not find anyone who would disagree with you for saying that taxes are the worst part about...
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Video: What Could You Buy With the Cost of Your College Education?

Hey art majors: What if I told you that you had the opportunity to commute between New York City and Paris every week for four years AND have a lifetime membership to the Louvre...
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Frugal Friday: 10 Gift Ideas Under $10

This is a guest post from Lindsay Robbins at Studentrate. For students, it can be hard to find gifts for everybody on your list that also fit in your budget. But it doesn’t have to...
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Who is Really to Blame for Rising Student Debt?

For those of us college students not lucky enough to have parents who can afford our school or receive enough scholarship/aid money to cover the cost of a college education, a long road of...
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Free Textbooks? Sign Us Up! (Thanks, Congress)

Of all the trials and tribulations that come with being a college student (living in a dorm, eating campus food, being broke, having no car, too much homework, midterms, finals, and did I mention...
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Frugal Friday: Save With StudentRate

Dear broke college students: this week, we bring you one of the best places on the Internet for college students to save money. By signing up on StudentRate, you get free student discounts and deals...
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6 Reasons Starting A Business in College Makes Cents

This is a guest post by Georgiah Cook. Georgiah has a passion for finance and accounting, as well as education. This passion has driven her to become a prolific writer on subjects like personal growth...
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Frugal Friday: Why Membership Cards Are Worth It

The benefits of buying a membership card from a wholesale grocery club are extremely underrated. Most college students are oblivious to this money-saving opportunity. With so many littered throughout the country, chances are you...
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Frugal Friday: 10 Websites To Buy Cheap Textbooks

Textbooks are a necessary evil. More often than not, you need to buy or rent the textbook for a class to do well and pass and more often than not they are super expensive....
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Frugal Friday: 20 Clothing Stores With Student Discounts

It is a fact of life: college students are broke. Once you come to terms with it, life becomes easier, yet sometimes we find it hard not to spend at our favorite stores. Fortunately...
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Your Stafford Loan Interest Rates are Going Up [So Sign This Petition!]

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 27: U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, (D-RI) (2nd-L) talks about student loans while flanked by (L-R) Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC), Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), during a news...

Tuition Talk: Side Effects of College Costs [Infographic]

Tuition Talk: where we vent our frustrations with the so-called “higher education bubble.” Raising questions such as “why do college presidents make so much money when students are struggling and in debt?” and “is college...
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4 Awesome (And Free!) Budget Tracking Apps

As a college student I’m very aware of the financial struggle we all go through. In a sad attempt to try and keep track of my money I would always try to keep track...

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