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How (and why) to start investing now—on any budget

If you think investing is “not for you,” this article may convince you otherwise. We take you through the basics of investing on any budget so you can start saving for your future today.
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Budget like a boss in 3 easy steps

Learn the ins and outs of budgeting including useful apps and tools and how money can help you reach long- and short-term goals.
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8 proven ways to be happier that you can try today

Money, fame, love, sports, chocolate—what works? Learn 8 scientifically proven ways to be happier.
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6 easy ways to build your credit score—and why that matters

Want to buy a car? Lease an apartment? Get a mortgage for a house one day? First you'll need good credit. In this article, we cover 6 key ways to start building your credit score right now.
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Apps and podcasts we love: PocketGuard

This money management app will help you get a handle on your expenses.
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The student guide to understanding credit

We’re all pretty familiar with credit cards (at least, in theory), but what about credit scores, credit reports, and what it means to be deemed “creditworthy”?
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14 ways to build better money habits today

Easy ways to stop spending all your money.
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Apps and podcasts we love: Mint

A student reviews the app Mint and shares how it helped her.
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5 tried-and-true money saving tips for students

Rate this article and enter to winGet used to hearing this one—college is expensive. You’re either feeling the effects now (oh hey, double shifts at the library and attending lots of irrelevant events for...
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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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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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Thrifty Threads: How students dress well and spend less

Rate this article and enter to winHaving 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, Maryland“I...