7 Money Tips for College Students

College is an exciting time in a young person's life. It is the first time that many folks are learning to become independent. Along with the experience of making new friends, trying out majors, and exploring career paths, however, come the challenges of learning to manage one's personal finances. Here are seven money tips that will help a college student....more

Back to School Provides Learning Opportunity on Budgeting

"Back to School" is not quite a national holiday, but you might not know that from the way advertisers have grabbed onto the season to lead them out of the retail doldrums.  Every August and September, retailers and apparel makers run ads touting the must-haves for back to school.  No student (or their parents) is immune.  ...more

My parents did this back in the day. I also learned the hard way with a dress that I thought was ...more