Money Management

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A Visual Guide to Navigating the World of Financial Aid

September 8, 2014 | posted by College Money Insider.

Terrific infographic from the team at  Expecting the unexpected,  a visual guide to navigating the world of financial aid.



6 frugal tips for college kids

August 30, 2014 | posted by College Money Insider.

Unfortunately the ‘poor college kid’ stereotype is far from a fictional character and chances are you are (or will be) finding it difficult to keep enough cash around to actually live while you go to school. Here are some frugal tips to boost your money management skills.

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10 Tips for Paying Back Your Student Loans

August 28, 2014 | posted by College Money Insider.


When you are going through the process of applying for and obtaining private student loans, you should take that opportunity to plan for repayment. Student loans must be repaid, so it’s essential to take the time to think through and decide in advance how you are going to manage that.
If you plan ahead, you won’t…

Take Care of Your Textbook Needs in the Student Loan Marketplace!

May 4, 2012 | posted by College Money Insider.

As we mentioned last month, there are options for obtaining a textbook beyond your typical campus bookstore. Since buying textbooks can be an expensive proposition, it’s very important for students to shop around and find the best price possible. Problem is, searching through all the options can be a tedious and overwhelming experience.

Saving Big on Textbooks!

March 29, 2012 | posted by College Money Insider.

When you go off to college, you will probably have to move away from family, friends, and other treasured possessions. The silver lining is that you will likely return home with a new-found appreciation for the things you might have once overlooked. One item that you’ve surely taken for granted before college is textbooks. Your…