Money

From Stress to Success in the City Part I: Renting vs Buying

Should you rent or should you buy?

When moving to a new city, finding a place to live can leave you wondering, “should I rent or should I buy?” Weighing the pros and cons of renting before you commit to a living space is a responsible move  Read More...

From Stress to Success in the City: Biking Benefits During National Bike Month

National Bike Month

Biking is a fun and cost effective way to get to work which is why many professionals are catching on. It is time to ditch the planes, trains, and automobiles (okay maybe not planes) and start riding your bike to work.  Read More...

Financial Literacy Month: How To Have Fun While Sticking To a Budget

Every penny counts.

Many people worry that they have to compromise socializing to save money. Rather, frame it as prioritizing your social agenda. This Financial Literacy Month, don’t let the fear of missing out–or FOMO–tank the steps you have made to stick to a  Read More...

Financial Literacy Month: 3 Tips for Sticking To a Budget

Financial Literacy.

A key way to be responsible with your finances is creating a budget and keeping it. Knowing where every penny of your hard-earned money is goes allows you to trim excess spending and save for life plans such as family events, traveling,  Read More...

Education Wednesday: Aundrea’s Project Debt Down Student Loan Repayment Update

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At the beginning of the year I resolved to reduce my student loan debt. Three months later, Project Debt Down (as I named my loan repayment effort) is in full effect! With a totally new mindset about money management, I am excited to share the tricks  Read More...

Education Wednesday: Funding College with Grants and Scholarships

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Applying for grants and scholarships is a worthwhile effort for every student as they prepare for college. Looking back on my own journey to higher education, one of my only regrets is that I didn’t tap as many resources as  Read More...

Education: FAFSA to Cover the Cost of College

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With the start of the New Year and new semester, many high school students are one step closer to graduation. While making final preparations for college, it is particularly important to plan for covering the cost of attendance. For any student  Read More...

Education Wednesday New Year’s Edition: Resolving Student Loan Debt

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The first of the year is the right time to reflect on areas of life you wish to improve. Tackling my student loan debt is at the top of my New Year’s resolution list. Equipped with my first budget and  Read More...