Topic: Budget

4 Reasons You’re Not Sticking to Your Budget

July 20, 2018 | The College Juice

Creating a budget is one of the most effective ways to manage your money. But, what good is a budget if you just can't stick to it? We've pulled together four reasons you might not be sticking to the budget you’ve laid out for yourself. See if any apply to you.

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Money-Saving Tricks that People Swear By

June 19, 2018 | The College Juice

If you're in a savings rut, or just want to be more aggressive with what you put away try these three tried-and-true money-saving tricks.

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What is Reasonable and Affordable Debt?

May 23, 2018 | Mark Kantrowitz

Student debt may be good debt, because it is an investment in your future, but too much of a good thing can hurt you. Learn about reasonable and affordable debt before you start taking on loans to pay for your degree.

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4 Money Moves to Make While Still in School

February 13, 2018 | The College Juice

There are plenty of ways to be smart about your finances while in school – no matter your net worth. Here are some money moves to make while still in school.

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4 Reasons to Revisit Your Budget this Month

January 16, 2018 | The College Juice

Creating a budget is one of the best ways to manage your money, but when your budget doesn't match your lifestyle it might be time to revisit it. See if any of our tips apply to you.

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5 Money Mistakes You Don’t Realize You’re Making

December 12, 2017 | The College Juice
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Learning to manage your money is an ongoing process. We've pulled together five money mistakes you might not even realize you're making.

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5 Money-Management Tips You’ll be Thankful For

November 15, 2017 | The College Juice
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Reduce the amount of stress you have when it comes to finances. Here are a few money-management tips you'll be thankful for.

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6 Ways to Save for College as a High School Senior

September 11, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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Your senior year is the perfect time to begin finding ways to save for college. Here are a few money-saving tips to keep in mind as you begin to think about college choices.

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Managing Money with College Roommates

July 28, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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Living with a roommate certainly has its perks, just be sure to work out bills and finances ahead of time. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you manage bills with your roommates.

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5 Tips to Save for Unexpected College Costs

June 19, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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The best defense is a good offense when it comes to handling unexpected college costs. Here are a few tips that can help you to save for those unexpected college costs.

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